Daniel Juncadella felt he had given Antonio Giovinazzi enough room before the two clashed on the opening lap of the qualification race on Saturday that left the Spaniard’s car in a broken mess on the circuit.
2015 Macau Grand Prix
Carlin after hopeful evidence will come to light that will make the stewards change their mind about penalising Antonio Giovinazzi for the clash with Daniel Juncadella on the opening lap of the Qualification Race in Macau.
Felix Rosenqvist admits taking victory due to Antonio Giovinazzi’s penalty wasn’t that exciting, but feels it gives him a great chance of victory in the main race on Sunday.
Felix Rosenqvist inherited victory in the qualifying race in Macau after Antonio Giovinazzi was adjudged to be at fault in a first lap collision with Daniel Juncadella.
Felix Rosenqvist beat Daniel Juncadella to pole position in Macau as the two former winners of the event dominated qualifying on Friday.
Markus Pommer was quickest in final practice ahead of second qualifying for the Macau Grand Prix, ahead of Felix Rosenqvist and Charles Leclerc.
Callum Ilott was happy to secure a provisional front row slot in Macau despite crashing during the earlier free practice session on Thursday.
Felix Rosenqvist secured provisional pole position for the Macau Grand Prix and felt he is in a strong position with strategy after not using new tyres during the session.
Felix Rosenqvist dominated opening qualifying in Macau, setting a time more than eight-tenths of a second clear of second placed Callum Ilott.
Antonio Giovinazzi led Felix Rosenqvist in opening practice for the 62nd edition of the Macau Grand Prix taking place this weekend.
Yu Kanamaru will compete in his second Macau Grand Prix after being announced as a late addition to the Carlin team for the 2015 event.
Daniel Juncadella will compete in the Macau Grand Prix this year after joining Fortec Motorsports in place of Pietro Fittipaldi.
European Formula 3 champion and 2014 Macau winner Felix Rosenqvist leads the entry 28-car list for the 2015 Macau Grand Prix.