Siebel took pole in qualifying by just 0.021 seconds from an impressive Ricardo Costa. But in the race Costa’s race pace saw him fall back, allowing Siebel to edge out a handy lead.
Tyre strategy played a big part in the race with some drivers stopping as early as lap eight. Leader Siebel came in on lap 10, which was a disaster for teammate and championship leader Risto Kappet. He also pitted on lap 10 and lost valuable time stacking behind the leader, dropping way down the order as a result.
After 66 laps of racing Siebel won by nine seconds from an impressive Petar Brljak. He started 11th, but the combination of a mega start (gaining five places on the first lap) and an alternative tyre strategy helped him climb the order. Dennis Jordan finished where he started in third, only just ahead of front row-starter Costa, who went with an aggressive four-stop strategy.
Despite finishing down in sixth, Kappet still holds a 19-point championship leader over Geoffrey Fournier after four rounds. Siebel’s second consecutive win takes up to third in the standings having failed to finish the first two races.
The next round of the WTF1 Superleague takes place in Monaco on 26 April.