Category Archive: F3, F2

Nov 25

Season review part 4: 10 race wins for Van Amersfoort Racing

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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For the squad of Frits van Amersfoort, Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) represented a true lucky find as the rookie had what it took to shine right from the start.

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Nov 22

Esteban Ocon completes his first free practice in Formula 1

For the first time in his still young career, Esteban Ocon (Prema Powerteam) was allowed to take part in an official Formula 1 event.

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At Abu Dhabi, the young Frenchman, the winner of this year’s FIA Formula 3 European Championship title, ran in first free practice for the Lotus F1 team and showed a good performance. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Ocon to drive in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Lotus F1 Team Junior driver Esteban Ocon will drive in Free Practice 1 for Lotus F1 Team at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on November 21.

2014-10-14 - Lotus F1 Team - Esteban Ocon The practice session outing for the current FIA Formula 3 European Champion is the latest step in Esteban’s driver development programme and comes following a successful two-day test in the team’s 2012 E20 at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo on October 22-23. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

Motorcycling superstar Mick Doohan heads to ROC 2014

Doohan dominated his sport in the Nineties

Australian motorcycle legend Mick Doohan, one of the greatest riders in the history of two-wheeled sport, will compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

Jake Dennis joins the Prema Powerteam

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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Just a few weeks have gone by since the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season finale but the preparations for 2015 already are running at high speed. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Felix Rosenqvist masters Macau

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

Macau-GP His year in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship may not have brought entirely what he had hoped for, but Felix Rosenqvist (Kashbet.com by Mücke Motorsport) still concluded the season in style by winning the 61th running of the prestigious Suncity Group Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix.

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Nov 16

Signature F3 at 61th Grand Prix de Macao

” NO PAIN, NO GAIN “

William Buller - Signature The 61st edition of the Macau Grand Prix – Intercontinental F3 Cup took place this weekend in the Macau city streets. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

Felix Rosenqvist wins Macau Grand Prix qualifying race

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

Macau-GP Felix Rosenqvist (Kashbet.com by Mücke Motorsport) made the best of his pole position by winning the ten-lap qualifying race for the Suncity Group Macau Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Felix Rosenqvist claims pole position for Macau qualifying race

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

Macau-GP Felix Rosenqvist (Kashbet.com by Mücke Motorsport, 2:11.506 minutes) will be starting from pole position for tomorrow’s ten lap qualifying race for the 61st running of the Macau Grand Prix.

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Nov 13

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

Tom Blomqvist on provisional pole for Macau qualifying race

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Tom Blomqvist (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin; 2:11.922 minutes) claimed provisional pole for this Saturday’s qualification race for the 61st running of the Macau Grand Prix.

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Nov 12

Signature bets on Buller for Macau

 After a gap of two years

William Buller Macau The French SIGNATURE team is returning to the principality of Macau for the 61st Formula 3 Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Numerous FIA Formula 3 European Championship competitors in Macau

Year by year, the tradition-rich Macau GP is the final Formula 3 race of the year, representing the unofficial world finale.

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And the grid for this year’s edition of the prestigious event that was won by future Formula 1 aces such as Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher, in the past, once again will feature numerous FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

Season review part 3: Four race wins for kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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Mainly Austria’s Lucas Auer again and again proved to have what it took to give his Berlin based squad Team kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport FIA Formula 3 European Championship triumphs and podiums. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

Roberto Merhi officially confirmed for Macau GP with Double R

Latest news from Double R Racing…
Roberto Merhi - Spa F3 Podium Spanish single-seater ace Roberto Merhi has today, Wednesday, 5th November, been officially confirmed as Double R Racing’s lead entry into this year’s Suncity Group Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix with key support and backing from high-profile Chinese online gaming business W66.com.

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Nov 04

Season review part 2: Jagonya Ayam with Carlin – two-time second

FIA Formula 3 European Championship newsflash

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The Jagonya Ayam with Carlin squad was founded only this year but its drivers, Tom Blomqvist, Antonio Giovinazzi and Sean Gelael – partly displayed the approach of old hands.

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Nov 01

Jordan King wins FIA Institute Academy selection event

2015 FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy

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British driver Jordan King (Carlin) became the winner of the North-Eastern European selection event for the 2015 FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Another dose of Formula 1 experience for Esteban Ocon

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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A week after having enjoyed his first taste of Formula 1 and convincing during his first outing in a Formula 1 car, the new FIA Formula 3 European Champion Esteban Ocon (Prema Powerteam) got back behind the wheel of an F1 racer. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Season review part 1: Italy’s Prema Powerteam clinches all the titles

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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As defending drivers’ and team champions, Prema Powerteam entered the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season as favourites and met the expectations. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Auer wins final race of 2014, Blomqvist runner-up in drivers’ standings

Lucas Auer (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport) concluded his second year in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with his third victory of the season.
F3 - Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg British drivers Jordan King (Carlin) and Tom Blomqvist (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) followed behind the 20-year-old Austrian.  With this third place, Blomqvist also secured himself second place in the final drivers’ standings of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing), who will be racing in Formula 1 for Toro Rosso next year, finished sixth in his final race in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship ahead of Ocon.

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Oct 18

A lights-to-flag victory and second place in the points for Tom Blomqvist

Season race: 32 of 33

F3 - Tom Blomqvist With his sixth race win of the season in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, Tom Blomqvist (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) moved up to second place in the drivers’ standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Max Verstappen wins, Prema Powerteam team champions

With his tenth victory of the season, Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort) extended his margin from rival Tom Blomqvist (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin).
F3 - Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg In the battle for runner-up spot in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers’ standings, Verstappen is now in front with a margin of 13 points. At the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, the 17-year-old Dutchman, who already took part in his first free practice in Formula 1, took the chequered flag as the winner from Lucas Auer (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport) and Tom Blomqvist.

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Oct 17

A pair of pole positions for Tom Blomqvist

Races 32 and 33 of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg

F3 - Jagonya Ayam with Carlin - Tom Blomqvist Tom Blomqvist (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) got himself into a good position for the battle for second place in the final drivers’ standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Max Verstappen claims pole position at Hockenheim

The 17-year-old is one of the three candidates who are battling for second place in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.
F3 -Van Amersfoort Racing - Max Verstappen Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1:32.002 minutes) set the fastest time in first qualifying and thus claimed pole position for the 31st season race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Oct 15

Still to be found: the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Vice-Champion and the team-title winners

This weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship is going to contest the final race meeting of its 2014 season.

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At the 4.574-kilometre Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, the spectators will witness the decision in both the battles for the vice-championship and the team title. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Esteban Ocon to test for Lotus F1 Team

Eyes on the prize

2014-10-14 - Lotus F1 Team - Esteban OconLotus F1 Team Junior driver Esteban Ocon will test a two-year old Lotus F1 Team E20 as part of his ongoing development programme and as a reward for winning the FIA Formula 3 Championship in his rookie season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

FIA Formula 3 European Champion Esteban Ocon: a rookie wins the title

Esteban Ocon (Prema Powerteam) is the new FIA Formula 3 European Champion.

F3 - Prema Powerteam - Esteban Ocon Thus, the 18-year-old Frenchman follows in the footsteps of last year’s European Champion Raffaele Marciello, but other than the Italian, he already won the title in his maiden season in Formula 3. With nine victories so far this season, Lotus Formula 1 junior driver Ocon already scored the biggest success of his career to date with three races to spare. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Verstappen wins, Ocon is the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Champion

At the 4.909 kilometres long Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari
F3 - Max Verstappen Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) claimed his ninth victory in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship in an action-packed 30th race of the season.

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Oct 12

Blomqvist wins from Verstappen – battle for title remains open

He dominated the race at the 4.909 kilometres long Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola
F3 - Jagonya Ayam with Carlin - Tom Blomqvist 20-year-old British driver Tom Blomqvist (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) claimed victory in the 29th season race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Oct 11

Max Verstappen unbeatable in second qualifying

The 17-year-old came out on top both in the ranking of the fastest and of the second-fastest laps.
F3 -Van Amersfoort Racing - Max Verstappen After Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) didn’t make it to the finish in the 28th season race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 4.909 kilometres long Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, he showed his class in the second qualifying a few hours later.

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Oct 11

Esteban Ocon (Prema Powerteam) made his comeback on the top step of the podium at the 4.909 kilometres long Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari

Esteban Ocon takes lights-to-flag win, Max Verstappen retires

F3 - Prema Powerteam - Imola - Esteban Ocon action The 18-year-old Frenchman won the 28th race of the season and thus also wrapped up the title in the rookie classification of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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