The big frontrunner now is Roberto Merhi
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The F1 rumour mill is alight with speculation Caterham is taking a new race driver to this weekend’s Belgian grand prix.
After Kamui Kobayashi admitted recently his race seat may not be safe in the wake of the Leafield based team’s sale and subsequent shakeup, the big rumour now is that the Japanese is set to be replaced by 2014 Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer.
Max Verstappen’s father has played down reports his son will make his formula one debut as a seventeen-year-old next March.
“The Norisring layout looks easy but racing here is anything but a walk in the park.” – Felix Rosenqvist
Just a week after having mastered the demanding Formula 1 circuit of Spa-Francorchamps, a.k.a. the Ardennes Rollercoaster, the young Formula 3 drivers now will have to face a completely different challenge: Nuremberg’s Norisring – a street circuit and with a length of 2.3 kilometres the shortest track on the FIA Formula 3 European Championship calendar.
Claimed his maiden FIA Formula 3 European Championship pole position
The notoriously changeable weather conditions at Spa-Francorchanps also played an important role in FIA Formula 3 European Championship qualifying: in the first qualifying session on a dry track, Esteban Ocon (Prema Powerteam) was fastest from Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing).
Last year, Felipe Guimarães (Double R Racing) gathered F3 experience in the British Formula 3 Championship.
In 2014, he competes in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship to battle it out with the best young-guns of the world. With 12 races contested, the 23-year-old Brazilian has got one championship point on his tally.