Category Archive: F3, F2

Aug 22

Drivers back teen rookie Verstappen

As F1 woke from its summer slumber, the big talking point at Spa was 16-year-old Jos Verstappen.

F3 - Nosiring - 30 Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing - 31 Tom Blomqvist - 5 Jordan King “At least Red Bull’s marketing is working well because almost all the questions are about that,” smiled Fernando Alonso. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

‘Kid’ Verstappen the big talking point at Spa

“The cars are really safe.  I think it’s more dangerous to bike through a big city than race in an F1 car.”

F3 - Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing F1 has emerged from its summer slumber, but the big talking point at Spa-Francorchamps will be a 16-year-old ‘kid’ who doesn’t even have a license to drive a road car. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Max Verstappen signs Formula 1 deal for 2015

Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) makes another huge step on the motor-racing ladder and will race in Formula 1, next year.

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

The Dutchman who currently holds second position in the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship – his first year in car racing – will be 17 at the beginning of the 2015 season.

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Aug 18

Verstappen not too young for 2015 debut – Lammers

Former grand prix driver Jan Lammers thinks 16-year-old Max Verstappen is ready for formula one.

F3 - Nurburgring - Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing Verstappen, the fresh-faced son of another former Dutch F1 driver Jos, has signed up with Red Bull’s famous driver development programme after an impressive transition from karting to F3. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Lucas Auer claims the winner’s trophy at the Nürburgring

The opening stage of the race already provided plenty of action

F3 - kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport - Lucas Auer Lucas Auer (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport) became the winner of the 27th season race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Antonio Giovinazzi wins from Tom Blomqvist

The Italian benefited from the retirement of long-time leader Max Verstappen

F3 - Nurburgring At the 3.629 kilometres long Nürburgring, Antonio Giovinazzi (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) celebrated his second FIA Formula 3 European Championship of the season.

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Aug 17

A pair of pole positions for Tom Blomqvist in the Eifel

The Brit will start the 26th season race from pole position.

F3 - Jagonya Ayam with Carlin - Tom Blomqvist In second qualifying of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 3.629 kilometres long Nürburgring sprint circuit, delayed by one day, Tom Blomqvist (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) came out on top.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Eighth win of the season for rookie Max Verstappen

Antonio Fuoco 2nd and Antonio Giovinazzi 3rd

F3 - Nurburgring - Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) had a perfect start as a Red Bull Junior Team member: at the Nürburgring, the 16-year-old won his first outing in the colours of the Austrian Formula 1 World Championship-winning team. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 15

Max Verstappen unbeatable in the rain

Edward Jones and Santino Ferrucci 2nd and 3r fastest time

 

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

 

In qualifying for the 25th season race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1:37.036 minutes) came out on top and claimed pole position on a rain-soaked track.

 

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Aug 14

Verstappen plays down 2015 Toro Rosso seat reports

Max Verstappen’s father has played down reports his son will make his formula one debut as a seventeen-year-old next March.

Max Verstappen portrait De Telegraaf newspaper claims the young Dutchman, newly signed up with Red Bull’s famous driver development programme, will replace Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne at Toro Rosso in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

The Eifel: The hunt for championship leader Ocon to be continued

Esteben Ocon travels to the Eifel as championship leader

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

This weekend at the 3.629-kilometre Nürburgring, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship is going to contest its ninth race meeting of the 2014 season.

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Aug 13

Verstappen chooses Red Bull over Mercedes

He will remain in European formula 3 for now.

F3 - Max Verstappen Red Bull has confirmed reports that highly-rated teenage rookie Max Verstappen has joined the energy drink company’s driver development programme. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 12

Max Verstappen new Red Bull Junior

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

F3 - Max Verstappen 24 races of the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season have been contested and one of the drivers who succeeded in thrilling crowds, pundits and those involved the most is Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Two Dutchmen attend the DTM pre-event in Cologne

Max Verstappen and Jules Szymkowiak thrilled the crowds

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

Just a week prior to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship race meeting at the Nürburgring, the planet’s most competitive young-talent series showcased itself in Cologne’s city centre. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

Let’s meet… Jake Dennis

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

Apart from the two rookies Esteban Ocon (Prema Powerteam) and Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) who currently hold first and second positions in the drivers’ championship, the FIA Formula 3 European championship grid features several other newcomers who also convinced, in the season to date. One of them is Briton Jake Dennis (Carlin). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

Verstappen not denying 2015 Toro Rosso debut rumours

Max Verstappen’s father has admitted the 16-year-old might be fast-tracked into formula one with a Toro Rosso race seat.

F3 - 30 Max Verstappen (NLD, Van Amersfoort Racing, Dallara F312 - Volkswagen), Recently, it was thought the young Dutchman, whose meteoric rise from karting to F3 this year caught the notice of the F1 world, had now signed a development deal with Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Antonio Giovinazzi celebrates maiden FIA Formula 3 European Championship race win

His team-mate Tom Blomqvist took the chequered flag in third place from Lucas Auer

F3 - Antonio Giovinazzi action At the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring, 20-year-old Italian Antonio Giovinazzi (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) celebrated his maiden FIA Formula 3 European Championship race win.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Antonio Fuoco celebrates second season win

Antonio Fuoco (Prema Powerteam) was able to decide the race in his favour

F3 - Prema Powerteam - Antonio Fuoco The 23rd season round of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship provided plenty of action for the spectators at the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

A double pole position for Italian Giovinazzi in Austria

The 20-year old claimed the first-ever pole positions of his career

F3 - Antonio Giovinazzi Italian Antonio Giovinazzi (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) came out on top in second qualifying of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

British driver Tom Blomqvist claims fourth season win

Max Verstappen loses third place
F3 - Prize giving ceremony, 19 Antonio Giovinazzi, 31 Tom Blomqvist, 30 Max Verstappen Tom Blomqvist (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) is the winner of the 22nd season round of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.For Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing), joy about his third place in the 22nd race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season at the Red Bull Ring only lasted briefly.  Read the rest of this entry »

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