Category Archive: F2, F3, F4

Mar 27

Formula 1 debut for former FIA F3 drivers Lance Stroll and Antonio Giovinazzi

Lance Stroll had to start from the last grid position due to a penalty received for a gearbox change after Free Practice 3

20170324-073Lance Stroll, the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Champion, and Antonio Giovinazzi, runner-up in the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, have taken part in their first Formula 1 race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Three Britons dominate the test action at the Hungaroring

FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers once again focused on preparing for the season kick-off

On the second day of the official FIA Formula 3 European Championship pre-season test at the Hungaroring, Briton Harrison Newey (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1m34.012s) proved to be the quickest, with his compatriots Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam, 1m34.040s) and rookie Lando Norris (Carlin, 1m34.125s) finishing second and third respectively.

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Mar 25

Drivex lowers record again in F3 Open’s Winter Series

Positive shakedown for Mercedes GT3 cars

Drivex lowers record again in F3 Open’s Winter SeriesA very demanding week of testing for Drivex in both Formula 3 and GT but it draw valuable conclusions and drivers and team members were very pleased.

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Mar 24

Lando Norris quickest on the first day of testing

At the 4.381-kilometre long Hungaroring

Briton Lando Norris (Carlin, 1m34.893s) set the fastest lap time on the first of the two days of FIA Formula 3 European Championship pre-season testing.

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Mar 22

Official tests kick off the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season

On 24th and 25th of March they get together at the Hungaroring for the first two days of official testing

Official tests kick off the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship seasonThe FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers now enter the critical stage of their season preparations with meeting each other at two different F1 circuits.

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Mar 22

Campos Racing successfully complete marathon two-day test in Jerez

Campos Racing drivers put extensive mileage under their belt evaluating different setup changes

WhatsApp Image 2017-03-22 at 18.15.22 (2)Winter Series’ two-day preseason testing came to an end at Circuito de Jerez and everything went according to plan for Campos Racing. Petru Florescu, Matheus Iorio and Thiago Vivacqua were joined by Alex Karkosik as Simo Laaksonen, who was announced to contest the full-season in the Euroformula F3 Open, was unable to attend due to his final exams and despite efforts made by Campos Racing to solve it. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Intensive testing for Drivex with their F.3 and new GT3 cars

Peek of testing for the Madrid-based team as from today until Thursday there are scheduled three days of private tests

Intensive testing for Drivex with their F.3 and new GT3 carsDrivex will contest the final F3 Open´s Winter Series two-day event at Circuito de Jerez with their Dallaras F312 and on Thursday will make new Mercedes GT3 cars’ shakedown at Circuit de Valencia. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

FIA Formula 3 European Championship announces entry list for coming season

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship has confirmed 20 cars in its application process for the 2017 season

F3 - Prema duo ahead of Carlin driver Alessio LorandiIt is only a few more weeks before the FIA F3 European Championship starting lights will be switched off for the first time this year – in mid-April at Silverstone.

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Mar 17

Simo Laaksonen signs for Campos Racing for Euroformula F3 Open

Campos Racing is pleased to announce that Finnish driver Simo Laaksonen will be one of their full-time drivers

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Finland´s driver, who made an impression on his debut during recent Euroformula F3 Open´s Winter Series held at Paul Ricard, is confirmed at Campos Racing for the entire season joining Petru Florescu, Matheus Iorio and Thiago Vivacqua. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

A European tour that is second to none – Q&A with Walter Mertes

Walter Mertes has been involved in motor racing for more than 40 years

Walter Mertes (CEO Formel 3 Vermarktungs GmbH)For 26 years now, he has been responsible for sponsoring and marketing of the DTM, inter alia as board member of the DTM umbrella organisation ITR. As CEO of the Formel 3 Vermarktungs GmbH he has been organising and promoting the FIA Formula 3 European Championship for many years. We met him for a Q&A. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

MP Motorsport fights in 2017 on three fronts

2017 is a busy year for MP Motorsport

MP Motorsport Formula 2 Sergio Sette CamaraThe greatest Formula team of Netherlands is next season on three fronts active: Formula 2, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula 4. In all three categories MP has the potential to score highly, as became clear at the team presentation. Which took place on March 9 at the home of MP in Westmaas. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Shlom scores maiden F3 win in Le Castellet storm!

Rookie Yan Shlom won his first F3 race during EuroFormula Open Winter Seres round held in Le Castellet

Shlom action LeCastellet phFotoSpeedy The 17-year-old Russian rookie, followed and trained by former F1 driver Andrea Montermini, clinched his first international success in race-1 of EuroFormula Open Winter Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Drivex to continue their build-up to the 2017 season at Paul Ricard 

The Circuit Paul Ricard hosts second F3 Open´s Winter Series event

Drivex to continue their build-up to the 2017 season at Paul Ricard Russia´s Troitskiy and Brazil´s Hahn focus on the main goal of gathering experience and data before season start with both Dallara-built cars of Drivex. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

Van Amersfoort Racing have announced Harrison Newey as their fourth driver for the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season

Harrison Newey to race another year for Van Amersfoort Racing

In his second season on the grid of  the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, the young Briton, who will be teamed up with David Beckmann, Pedro Piquet and Joey Mawson feels ready for securing his first Formula 3 podium.   Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

German racer Maximilian Günther will return to the Prema roster for the upcoming FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Maximilian Gunther remains with Prema in the FIA F3 European Championship

Maximilian Gunther remains with Prema in the FIA F3 European Championship The 19-year-old driver experienced a positive season in 2016 by securing four wins and 13 podium finishes, and will be back for his third year in the series, hungry for more. Günther will line-up alongside team-mates Callum Ilott, Mick Schumacher and Guan Yu Zhou. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Lando Norris selected for McLaren-Honda Young Driver Development programme

The 17-year-old will be able to benefit from the vast experience of the McLaren Formula One team

Lando Norris, who will soon start his rookie season in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Carlin, has been announced as member of the McLaren-Honda Young Driver Development programme for 2017.

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Feb 22

Joey Mawson moves up the single-seater ladder with Van Amersfoort Racing

“I am ready for the next step” – Mawson

Van Amersfoort Racing has today announced that Australian Joey Mawson will remain with the Dutch team and will this season move up from Formula 4 to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Feb 20

With VAR, Kami Laliberté to enter German Formula 4 in 2017

It will be the second year the driver will be disputing the very challenging series

Kami Laliberté Van Amersfoort Racing (VAR) announces today that young Canadian Kami Laliberté will return as a member of its team in the ADAC Formula 4 championship for the 2017 season.

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Feb 20

Prema lines up Enzo Fittipaldi in the Italian F4 Championship

Marcus Armstrong joins Prema for 2017

Prema lines up Enzo Fittipaldi in the Italian F4 Championship One of the latest additions to the Ferrari Driver Academy, Brazilian Enzo Fittipaldi will be entering the Italian Formula 4 Championship with the Prema team in 2017. The 15-year-old racer, who is the grandson of 2-time Formula 1 World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi, will be at his first full-time season in single seaters.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Callum Ilott and Lando Norris join BRDC SuperStars for 2017

Jake Hughes (HitechGP), who also races in the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, is already part of it

FIA Formula 3 European Championship contenders Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) and Lando Norris (Carlin) will both join the BRDC SuperStars, a young driver support programme from British Racing Drivers’ Club. Read the rest of this entry »

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