Category Archive: F3, F2

Sep 20

Toro Rosso targets Suzuka debut for Verstappen

Toro Rosso intends to give Max Verstappen his F1 weekend debut in Japan early next month.

2014-08-22 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Max Verstappen (2) Earlier, it was expected that the second Red Bull team’s confirmed 2015 rookie, who is still just 16, would debut in Friday practice sessions later this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Santino Ferrucci switches to Fortec Motorsports

Driver switch in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship

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US-American Santino Ferrucci (Fortec Motorsports) leaves Team Eurointernational to contest the final to race meetings of the season (at Imola and Hockenheim) for Fortec Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

Ex Formula 3 racer Marco Wittmann wraps up early 2014 DTM championship title

Marco Wittmann used his first match point and already wrapped up the DTM title at the Lausitzring.

DTM - Marco Wittmann Sixth place was enough for the German driver of the BMW Team RMG to be beyond reach for his opponents with two rounds remaining. The 24-year old laid the foundation for his career among others in Formula 3, of which he bowed out as the runner-up in the FIA Formula 3 International Trophy at the end of the 2011 season.. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

First Formula 1 test for Max Verstappen

At the Adria International Raceway

2014-08-22 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Max Verstappen (5) Just a few weeks after having signed a Formula 1 deal for the 2015 season, in mid-August, Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) was offered the chance of testing the Formula 1 car of his new team, Scuderia Toro Rosso, for the first time.

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Sep 10

Let’s meet… Wing Chung Chang

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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Wing Chung Chang from Macau (Team West-Tec F3) made his FIA Formula 3 European Championship debut at the Nürburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Let’s meet… Edward Jones

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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Edward Jones (Carlin) already succeeded in securing two podiums, in his debut season on the FIA Formula 3 European Championship grid.

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Sep 01

Verstappen was ‘prepared’ for F1 debut criticism

Max Verstappen says he was “prepared” for the waves of criticism about his formula one debut in 2015.

Max Verstappen portrait News that the 16-year-old Dutchman will make history as the sport’s youngest ever race driver for Toro Rosso next year has been controversial. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Neil Brown Engineering engine gets first laps in the lead

In changeable conditions at the Nürburgring

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ThreeBond with T-Sport was the only team to choose the Neil Brown Engineering power unit prior to the current FIA Formula 3 European Championship season.

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Aug 29

Teen Verstappen ‘not ready’ for 2015 debut – Hakkinen

“In no case is a driver ready for formula one at 16 or 17″

F3 - Max Verstappen Mika Hakkinen has added yet another disparaging response to the news Max Verstappen will make history next year as by far F1’s youngest ever driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

Lucas Auer to get his next sports car outing

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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Having acquired some initial experience with a sports prototype in last year’s FIA World Endurance Championship season finale at Bahrain, Austrian racing driver, Lucas Auer (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport), will get another sports car outing next month.

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Aug 22

Drivers back teen rookie Verstappen

As F1 woke from its summer slumber, the big talking point at Spa was 16-year-old Jos Verstappen.

F3 - Nosiring - 30 Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing - 31 Tom Blomqvist - 5 Jordan King “At least Red Bull’s marketing is working well because almost all the questions are about that,” smiled Fernando Alonso. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

‘Kid’ Verstappen the big talking point at Spa

“The cars are really safe.  I think it’s more dangerous to bike through a big city than race in an F1 car.”

F3 - Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing F1 has emerged from its summer slumber, but the big talking point at Spa-Francorchamps will be a 16-year-old ‘kid’ who doesn’t even have a license to drive a road car. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Max Verstappen signs Formula 1 deal for 2015

Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) makes another huge step on the motor-racing ladder and will race in Formula 1, next year.

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The Dutchman who currently holds second position in the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship – his first year in car racing – will be 17 at the beginning of the 2015 season.

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Aug 18

Verstappen not too young for 2015 debut – Lammers

Former grand prix driver Jan Lammers thinks 16-year-old Max Verstappen is ready for formula one.

F3 - Nurburgring - Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing Verstappen, the fresh-faced son of another former Dutch F1 driver Jos, has signed up with Red Bull’s famous driver development programme after an impressive transition from karting to F3. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Lucas Auer claims the winner’s trophy at the Nürburgring

The opening stage of the race already provided plenty of action

F3 - kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport - Lucas Auer Lucas Auer (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport) became the winner of the 27th season race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Antonio Giovinazzi wins from Tom Blomqvist

The Italian benefited from the retirement of long-time leader Max Verstappen

F3 - Nurburgring At the 3.629 kilometres long Nürburgring, Antonio Giovinazzi (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) celebrated his second FIA Formula 3 European Championship of the season.

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Aug 17

A pair of pole positions for Tom Blomqvist in the Eifel

The Brit will start the 26th season race from pole position.

F3 - Jagonya Ayam with Carlin - Tom Blomqvist In second qualifying of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 3.629 kilometres long Nürburgring sprint circuit, delayed by one day, Tom Blomqvist (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) came out on top.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Eighth win of the season for rookie Max Verstappen

Antonio Fuoco 2nd and Antonio Giovinazzi 3rd

F3 - Nurburgring - Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) had a perfect start as a Red Bull Junior Team member: at the Nürburgring, the 16-year-old won his first outing in the colours of the Austrian Formula 1 World Championship-winning team. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 15

Max Verstappen unbeatable in the rain

Edward Jones and Santino Ferrucci 2nd and 3r fastest time

 

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In qualifying for the 25th season race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1:37.036 minutes) came out on top and claimed pole position on a rain-soaked track.

 

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Aug 14

Verstappen plays down 2015 Toro Rosso seat reports

Max Verstappen’s father has played down reports his son will make his formula one debut as a seventeen-year-old next March.

Max Verstappen portrait De Telegraaf newspaper claims the young Dutchman, newly signed up with Red Bull’s famous driver development programme, will replace Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne at Toro Rosso in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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