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With Luis Felipe Derani (Fortec Motorsports) and Alexander Sims (ThreeBond with T-Sport) finishing second and third respectively
Just a few hours after having been forced into retirement in the 26th race of the 2013 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season, Ferrari’s up-and-coming young-gun Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam) was beaming again: at Vallelunga’s Autodromo Piero Taruffi.
His main rival, Felix Rosenqvist (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport) finished ninth after a poor start.
In the second race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 3.629 kilometres long circuit lay-out of the Nürburgring, the opposition again didn’t have a chance against Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam).
Venezuelan driver quickest on Day 2 in Jerez
Johnny Cecotto was unbeatable today at the final test day of the 2012 season in Spain. He topped both sessions at the wheel of an Arden car. With a laptime of 1:25.694 set this morning, the Venezuelan wrapped up a strong season with the quickest time of the two-day test session at Jerez.
Swede driver quickest on first day of post season tests
Marcus Ericsson put his experience and driving skills to good use today at the wheel of 2012 Champions DAMS car as he topped the timing sheet in Jerez in a trouble free afternoon session. Earlier in the morning, it was Felipe Nasr at Carlin who lead the way.
Juncadella grabs the lead in FIA European Formula 3 championship
Briton Alexander Sims (Threebond with T-Sport) wrote history at the 3.629 kilometres long Nürburgring sprint circuit: he claimed the maiden victory for a Nissan-powered car in the Formula 3 Euro Series. Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam) and Felix Rosenqvist (Mücke Motorsport) crossed the finish line in second and third place respectively, ahead of Pascal Wehrlein (Mücke Motorsport) as the best-placed rookie.
Status Grand Prix driver seals first GP3 Series™ victory at Autodromo Nazionale Monza
Antonio Felix Da Costa took his first victory this season in what was a dramatic final race of the 2011 GP3 Series™. The Portuguese driver finished ahead of championship runner-up James Calado, but the Lotus ART driver was handed a 20-second penalty for failing to take a drive-through penalty after causing a collision with Mitch Evans. Marussia Manor Racing’s Rio Haryanto was promoted to second and Nico Müller took the final podium spot.
Marussia Manor Racing on pole at Autodromo Nazionale Monza
Adrian Quaife-Hobbs took his second GP3 Series™ pole position for Marussia Manor Racing in the final seconds of qualifying at Autodromo Nazionale Monza today. The British driver finished 0.062 seconds ahead of Nico Müller who was on course to take his maiden pole position of the season for Jenzer Motorsport.
MW Arden’s Simon Trummer quickest in Practice 2 in Italy
The final round of the GP3 Series™ continued this afternoon with the second practice session at Autodromo Nazionale Monza. Simon Trummer eventually claimed the top spot with a time of 1:45.103 set on his very last lap. The Swiss driver beat out Tom Dillmann who had been top for the majority of the incident filled session. Lotus ART’s championship contenders Valtteri Bottas and James Calado watched the session from the pits choosing to save their tyres for qualifying tomorrow.
Stunning drive from the young New Zealander as Lotus ART take teams crown
Pole sitter Richie Stanaway drove a brilliant race today to win on his GP3 Series debut weekend. The New Zealander finished 4.007 seconds ahead of his teammate James Calado to lead the second Lotus ART 1-2 of the weekend. The result ensured that Lotus ART sealed the teams’ title for the second season in a row with one round remaining.
Finn takes lights-to-flag victory at Spa-Francorchamps to extend Series lead
Valtteri Bottas stamped his authority on the 2011 GP3 Series once again this afternoon with a commanding win in Race 1. The Finn finished 6.495 seconds ahead of his teammate and pole sitter James Calado to lead a Lotus ART 1-2.