Category Archive: F3, F2

Sep 30

F1 ‘too easy’ as teen Verstappen makes debut

F1’s governing body has cleared the way for Max Verstappen to make history this week at Suzuka.

2014-08-22 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Max Verstappen (6) Under existing rules, a hopeful rookie can qualify for the mandatory ‘super license’ credential by testing for more than 300 kilometres under FIA supervision. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Nick Cassidy to join ThreeBond with T-Sport

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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While Richard Goddard and Alex Toril contested the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season to date, for ThreeBond with T-Sport, the pairing will be teamed up with a third driver, for the two final meetings of the season.

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Sep 29

Verstappen passes medical and waits for license

Max Verstappen is clearing every hurdle as his fast-track to formula one leads to this weekend’s Japanese grand prix.

2014-08-22 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Max Verstappen (4) The Dutchman’s ultimate seventeenth birthday present this week will be the Friday morning practice session at Suzuka, ahead of his full race debut in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Weekly

Peter Mücke: Team Principal and petrol head

While the majority of the FIA Formula 3 European championship Team Principals are used to solely watching the race action from the pit wall, Peter Mücke likes to get behind the wheel of a racing car himself, every now and then.

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Sep 26

Team West-Tec joins TEAMCMS Builders Club

Team West-Tec Becomes Driver Development Partner

TEAMCMS would like to welcome Team West-Tec to the Builders Club. Team West-Tec has joined the Builders Club as a driver development partner facilitating testing and racing opportunities for qualified Canadian drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Let’s meet… Nicholas Latifi

Following his first podium at Silverstone, the Canadian had to cope with a somewhat difficult season.

In 2013, Nicholas Latifi (Prema Powerteam) contested his debut season on the FIA Formula 3 European Championship grid for Team Carlin. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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