Uusi-Jaakkola Jumps to Early iRacing World Championship GP Series Lead
March 2nd, 2015 by JaimeB
Aleksi Uusi-Jaakkola jumped into the early lead of the 2015 iRacing World Championship Grand Prix Series with a dominant performance at Interlagos on Saturday. Uusi-Jaakkola started on pole and led 62 of 71 laps en route to a 5.9s win over Martin Krönke with Olli Pahkala completing the podium ahead of defending champion Greger Huttu. Enzo Bonito came home sixth ahead of Mitchell deJong, while 2011 champion Hugo Luis marked his return to the series with a seventh place after posting the second fastest qualifying time. Outside of Uusi-Jaakkola, only Krönke (one) Bonito (three) and Luis (five) led the sim race.
Watch for a full report by Wil Vincent in the coming days, and be sure to catch the live broadcast of Round Two of the 2015 iRacing.com World Championship Grand Prix Series at Philip Island on Saturday, March 14 on iRacing/live.