Lance Stroll had to start from the last grid position due to a penalty received for a gearbox change after Free Practice 3
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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.
Campos Racing drivers put extensive mileage under their belt evaluating different setup changes
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.
Peek of testing for the Madrid-based team as from today until Thursday there are scheduled three days of private tests
Walter Mertes has been involved in motor racing for more than 40 years
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.
2017 is a busy year for MP Motorsport
The 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.
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
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.
Marcus Armstrong joins Prema for 2017
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.
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.