With each race week that rolled via, it appeared an increasing number of inevitable that Bono Huis would sit upon the Formula Pro Series throne. Now that he was cemented as king of rFactor 2 single-seaters, the ultimate items of the championship puzzle had been set to be positioned within the final spherical of the season at Monza.
Lap occasions are typically a lot tighter at Monza than different venues as a result of lack of corners across the ‘temple of velocity’. Nonetheless, Huis wasn’t happening vacation till the ultimate checkered flag flew, taking yet one more pole place. Excellent news for Groups’ leaders Mercedes-AMG Petronas Esports.
Behind was early rival and up to date Le Mans Virtual Series round winner Jeffrey Rietveld, Erhan Jajovski and present GT Pro Series championship leader Jernej Simončič. As soon as once more two Redline automobiles stood between the Silver Arrows however, after one other race within the wilderness, Pejic was as soon as once more wanting aggressive with a extremely respectable sixth.
With among the finest begins of the season, Jajovski flew out the gates to such an extent that he led heading into the Rettifilo. Maybe rattled by what had simply occurred, Huis was instantly pushed again as soon as once more by Rietveld who seized the possibility to grab second into the Della Roggia. It was a gap lap for Mercedes-AMG to overlook with Pejic additionally dropping two positions.
The highest three started to increase their legs, despite the battle rising in depth, and got much more of a buffer after Siggy went large on the second Lesmo. This paved the best way for Simončič to go fourth. Up forward, Rietveld regarded to pounce an outstanding transfer on Jajovski however contact within the second chicane left the Dutchman fuming as his countryman took the spoils. Simply two laps later, the lead of the race was his.
Over the following ten minutes, this incident would show to be a flashpoint between the aggrieved pair who locked wheels and strayed near the restrict an uncomfortable quantity of occasions. After yet one more incident on the Della Roggia, Rietveld took the narrative into his personal palms returning onto the observe forward of the R8G pilot.
Suspected to have harm, Jajovski was struggling to maintain the keen pack behind and his characterful defending caught out Simončič on the second Lesmo. Siggy would retake the fourth place he beforehand ceded on the identical nook he earlier misplaced it on. The Austro-Slovenian was none too impressed both with the kind of defending he was up in opposition to and with simply shy of 34 minutes left on the clock, it occurred.
Nearly a carbon copy of the Hamilton/Verstappen clash at the 2021 Italian Grand Prix. This time, nonetheless, Siggy would stay on observe while Jajovski was muscled out to the gravel; compelled to settle finally for ninth on the highway. The Redline machine wouldn’t come away unscathed with Simončič again via.
Away from all of the drama, Pejic had been operating a strong stint after his underwhelming begin. On the stroke of half-distance, the German discovered a well beyond Marcell Csincsik to sit down inside the highest 5. The Hungarian could be the primary entrance runner to shoot for the pits hoping for an undercut response. This sparked the entrance runners into motion simply to cowl their bases.
Siggy went for the alternate technique and operating lengthy labored a deal with as upon pit exit he was effectively away from the Burst machine. In reality, he was able to look forward as over the following 15 minutes he reeled in his teammate to battle for second. In the meantime, Jajovski crashed out of the race after utilizing an excessive amount of kerb at Ascari, because the season total entered its twilight minutes.
The harm had been executed although and in a world of his personal as soon as once more was Bono Huis who accomplished a clear sweep of the season. With Pejic netting fifth, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Esports might breathe a sigh of reduction as they might be champions alongside their star driver.
Down the opposite aspect of standings lay JAE Academy and Musto GD who witnessed half of their lineups not even make it to the tip of the race. They undergo the ache of relegation to Method Problem for subsequent season.
Method Professional Collection 2021, Spherical 6, Monza, Race Outcomes
- Bono Huis – Mercedes-AMG Petronas Esports – 44 LAPS
- Jeffrey Rietveld – Group Redline
- Kevin Siggy – Group Redline
- Jernej Simončič – Burst Esports
- Marko Pejic – Mercedes-AMG Petronas Esports
- Michi Hoyer – Burst Esports
- Marcell Csincsik – Varga Sim Racing
- Alex Siebel – Pink Bull Racing Esports
- Jiri Toman – Varga Sim Racing
- Dennis Jordan – Pink Bull Racing Esports