2019 Euroformula Open – GP Pau preview

Second 2019 Euroformula Open race weekend is here and teams and drivers will fight for the first time in Pau, the famous French street circut to celebrate the 78th GP de Pau.

After achieving one Pole Position and three podiums at Paul Ricard, Teo Martín Motorsport arrives to the French track with the aim of fight again on top and with Lukas Dunner, Guilherme Samaia & Aldo Festante eager to join historic names of this race as Lewis Hamilton, Juan Manuel Fangio, Jim Clark, Jack Brabham, Alberto Ascari or Jochen Rindt.

Both Dunner & Samaia will debut in the  en el narrow, fast and twisted street circuit while Festante will be one of the few drivers with previous experience in this track.

The weekend program kicks off with two practice sessions of 40 minutes each on Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, as usual, the teams and drivers will fight in a 25-minute morning qualifying session that will decide the grid positions for the afternoon race on each day.

All qualifying sessions and races will be broadcast live on the Euroformula Open official Youtube channel.


Aldo Festante: “Pau, what a wonderful track, I’m glad to be back driving here. We’ve been focusing on the weaknesses we had at Paul Ricard and we’ll do our best to get positive results!”.

Guilherme Samaia: “I’m really looking forward for my debut at Pau street circuit! It will be my first time racing at the streets! I’m really excited to be there and to feel the challange that it is to drive the Formula 3 car at it’s limit with no margin for errors. It will be a fun and remarkable weekend for me“.

Lukas Dunner: “We are well prepared, we did not do quantity but quality! Our first ever race on a street track, so we go there very humble, fully motivated and very excited and looking forward to it. And what we have seen, it should be rainy conditions this weekend. So will also be a bit of a casino, so let’s hope we put the money on the right number“.