Tag Archive: Jim Pla

Dec 02

Daniel Abt back on top in Jerez

Lotus ART driver sets quickest time on final day of post season testing

GP3 - Lotus ART - Daniel Abt,Today marked the final day of GP3 Series™ post-season testing at Circuito De Jerez and the teams were greeted with cool temperatures in the morning. There was just one new face in paddock with Aaro Vainio returning to Lotus ART. Tom Blomqvist switched teams to Status Grand Prix, Facu Regalia also switched to the Irish team for Day 2. Conor Daly moved back to Carlin and Fabio Gamberini to RSC Mücke Motorsport.

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Dec 01

Tio Ellinas quickest in Jerez‏

Cypriot driver Tio Ellinas tops Day 1 of post season testing at Circuito De Jerez for Marussia Manor Racing

GP3 - Marussia Manor Racing - Tio EllinasThe final 2011 GP3 Series™ post season test kicked off today at Circuito De Jerez in sunny but cool morning conditions. Familiar faces in the paddock included Daniel Abt who was last week’s quickest man in Valencia, and American Conor Daly who joined the German at Lotus ART.

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Oct 17

Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg: Juncadella wins final race

Wittmann claims runner-up spot

Hockenheimring Baden-WürttembergDaniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam) won the final round of the 2010 Formula 3 Euro Series. With his maiden victory, the Spaniard also claimed the first win of the season of the Prema Powerteam. Roberto Merhi (Mücke Motorsport) finished second. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg: Mortara wins again

Félix da Costa claims rookie title

Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg

In the rain at Hockenheim, Edoardo Mortara (Signature) confirmed the strong form he had already been showing throughout the season. Having been crowned as the new champion four weeks ago already, he scored his seventh win of the season at the 3.736 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg: Champion Mortara first

Marroc sparks a surprise

Hockenheimring Baden-WürttembergEven after having secured the title, Edoardo Mortara (Signature, 1:18.604 minutes) is showing maximum commitment, claiming his fifth fastest qualifying time of the season. Surprisingly, his main rival was Nicolas Marroc (Prema Powerteam, 1:18.896 minutes). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Still to be found: the runner-up and the best rookie

Who will finish runner-up behind Edoardo Mortara?

This weekend, the Formula 3 Euro Series is going to hold its season finale, with the Hockenheim Baden-Württemberg traditionally being the venue of this event.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Rookie Jim Pla wins first Euro Series race

Signature: portrait of the Euro Series team champion

Jim Pla (ART Grand Prix) has won the 16th season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series at the 3.969 kilometres long Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. The rookie from France was followed home by Marco Wittmann (Signature) and Nicolas Marroc (Prema Powerteam). With his second place and the retirement of his opponent Valtteri Bottas (ART Grand Prix), Wittmann is now eight points ahead of Finn Bottas in the battle for runner-up spot. Already-crowned champion Edoardo Mortara (Signature) already retired on the opening lap. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Oschersleben : Valtteri Bottas wins, Edoardo Mortara new champion (+ results)

 Edoardo Mortara: portrait of the Euro Series champion 

Edoardo Mortara (Signature) is the new Formula 3 Euro Series’ champion. For the 23-year old Italian, sixth place at Oschersleben was enough, as his only remaining rival Marco Wittmann (Signature) only finished one place behind Mortara. The Signature driver claimed the maiden drivers’ title in the Formula 3 Euro Series for his engine partner Volkswagen. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

First pole for Valtteri Bottas in 2010

At the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben

With a margin of over half a second, Valtteri Bottas (ART Grand Prix, 1:20.412 minutes) secured himself pole position for the 15th season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

First match point for Edoardo Mortara

There is only one driver who could stop him on the way to championship: his team-mate Marco Wittmann.

F3 - Edoardo MortaraIn early September at Brands Hatch, Team Signature succeeded in securing the Formula 3 Euro Series team title early and now, the French squad’s driver Edoardo Mortara has got the chance of following his team’s footsteps by securing the drivers’ championship early on the coming race weekend, held at the 3.696-kilometre Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Brands Hatch: Félix da Costa race winner (+results)

Signature claims teams’ title

 For the third time in a row, António Félix da Costa (Motopark Academy) won a race of the Formula 3 Euro Series on Sunday. The Portuguese won ahead of Carlos Muñoz (Mücke Motorsport) and Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Signature locks out the podium (+results)

“Once I was in front, I really cheered in the car.” -Mortara

At the 1.929 kilometres short Brands Hatch Indy circuit, Edoardo Mortara (Signature) scored his sixth race win in the 2010 Formula 3 Euro Series and his fifth consecutive victory on a Saturday. With this result, the Geneva-based Italian further extends his points’ lead in the Formula 3 Euro Series and is now 26 points clear of Marco Wittmann (Signature). The German ended up third in the 13th season round behind Mortara and Belgian Laurens Vanthoor (Signature). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Formula 3 Euro Series at Brands Hatch: they’re all after Mortara

Rounds number 13 and 14 at Brands Hatch this weekend

The final third of the season of the 18 rounds’ 2010 Formula 3 Euro Series gets underway with rounds number 13 and 14 at Brands Hatch this weekend. Edoardo Mortara (Signature) has been in the lead of the points’ standings since the beginning of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Juncadella tops eventful qualifying session at Spa-Francorchamps (+results)

It was all about the tricky track conditions in this mornings qualifying session.

GP3 Series

Tech 1 Racings Daniel Juncadella has claimed his first GP3 Series pole position today in one of the most unpredictable qualifying sessions of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Formula 3 Euro Series also a major media hit

New in 2010: national live coverage of every Formula 3 Euro Series race

F3 Euroseries 2010-08-08 01For a long time, now, the Formula 3 Euro Series has been established as the most competitive young-gun series on our planet – but it also represents a true media highlight. The recently published media-data half time balance (period of time: 1st November, 2009, to 31st July 2010) once again proves this fact in impressive style. Read the rest of this entry »

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