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Artline Virage embarked on an exciting journey this week-end as it marked the debut of the team with its new F3R car.

The week-end began with a challenging start for the F3R side, but driver Francisco Soldavini demonstrated remarkable pace, securing a P5 finish in the final session on Thursday. This strong performance set a positive tone for the upcoming races.

Saturday was packed with action for the F3R car, featuring practice, qualifying, and the first race of the event. Francisco Soldavini showcased impressive consistency throughout the day, culminating in a P5 finish in Race 1. This result laid a solid foundation for the two races scheduled for Saturday.

Sunday proved to be an extraordinary day for Artline Virage. Engaged in a fierce battle for victory within a group of five cars from the very first lap, Francisco Soldavini managed to seize the lead with only a few corners remaining before the chequered flag. This thrilling finish secured the first win for Artline Virage in the F3R category, marking a significant milestone for the team.

“This victory in Portimao is just the beginning” said Julien Gerbi, “and we are excited about what the future holds for Artline Virage and our F3R car.”