Tag Archive: Alex Fontana

Sep 04

Ocon tops Monza GP3 free oractice

ART Grand Prix and Mercedes junior Esteban Ocon fastest in Italy
Ocon tops Monza Free PracticeFrenchman Esteban Ocon clocked the best time in today’s forty-five minute Free Practice. The ART Grand Prix rookie’s laptime of 1:38.213 was a mere 0.053s ahead of Series leader and Trident star Luca Ghiotto. Arden International’s Emil Bernstorff was third.

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Sep 03

GP3 Series round 6 preview: Monza, Italy

The best facts and stats ahead of the Italian round

GP3 - Monza

The second half of the 2015 GP3 Series season is fully into swing as the teams and drivers set up camp at the historic and colourful Autodromo di Monza in Italy for Round 6. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Brilliant drive from Ghiotto to extend GP3 Series’ lead (updated)

Trident’s Luca Ghiotto records third win of the season at Spa-Francorchamps
GP3 - Ghiotto, Ocon, Celis. Jr Was this the drive of a future champion? Trident’s Luca Ghiotto produced a stunning win today at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. He did it the hard way by passing his title rivals from fourth on the grid to pocket a very-well deserved victory. ART Grand Prix’s and Mercedes backed Esteban Ocon also drove a great race to finish second with his teammate Alfonso Celis. Jr collecting his debut podium in third.

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Aug 22

Ocon delivers second GP3 win of the season at Spa-Francorchamps

ART Grand Prix’s Esteban Ocon triumphant in safety car affected race
GP3 - Ocon, Bernstorff, Kirchhofer The Frenchman may have been disappointed to have missed out on pole position by a tenth this morning, but a flying start in Race 1 meant the Mercedes backed and ART Grand Prix rookie stormed into the lead of the race and took a lights to flag victory.

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Aug 22

Ghiotto claims fourth pole in Spa-Francorchamps

Trident’s Luca Ghiotto takes back to back poles in Belgium
GP3 - Luca Ghiotto (Trident) We are running out of superlatives for Series leader Luca Ghiotto: The Italian from Trident blazed to his fourth pole position of the 2015 GP3 Series season, his fifth of his career. His best laptime of 2:04.943 was one tenth faster than ART Grand Prix’s and Mercedes backed Esteban Ocon.

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Aug 21

Ghiotto flies in Spa-Francorchamps GP3 free practice

Trident’s Luca Ghiotto fastest in Belgium

GP3 - Luca Ghiotto (Trident)Luca Ghiotto made his intentions clear for the weekend by posting the quickest time in the forty-five minute Free Practice session at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.

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Aug 20

GP3 Round 5 Preview: Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

The best stats and info you need ahead of this weekend’s event

2015 Season: Round 5 Preview: Spa-Francorchamps, BelgiumThe summer break is officially over! The second half of the season swings into gear at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium for Round 5 of the 2015 GP3 Series.

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Jul 26

Ceccon holds off Ocon to win in Budapest

Arden International driver records second GP3 win in Hungary
GP3 - Kevin Ceccon (Arden International) Fresh from his maiden victory in Silverstone three weeks ago, Kevin Ceccon is enjoying that winning feeling yet again! This time the Italian driver made a great start from the front row to take the lead and hold off the advances from ART Grand Prix and Mercedes junior Esteban Ocon to clock victory by a mere 0.7s. Koiranen GP’s Jimmy Eriksson completed the rostrum in third.

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Jul 25

Ghiotto rockets to GP3 pole in Budapest (updated)

Trident’s Luca Ghiotto pockets fourth career pole in Hungaroring

GP3 Luca Ghiotto (Trident)Series leader Luca Ghiotto won the battle for pole position today in a sweltering and hotly contested qualifying session in Hungary.

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Jul 24

Ocon leads the way in Budapest GP3 Free Practice

ART Grand Prix’s Esteban Ocon fastest from Luca Ghiotto in Hungary
GP3 - Esteban Ocon (ART Grand Prix) In a sweltering forty-five minute free practice session, Mercedes backed and ART Grand Prix rookie Esteban Ocon topped the timings by a mere 0.038s. Series leader and Trident star Luca Ghiotto gave it his best shot to improve on the Frenchman’s time in the final stages to finish P2, whilst Arden International’s Emil Bernstorff pipped Marvin Kirchhöfer at the chequered flag for third fastest.

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Jul 23

GP3 Series Round 4 Preview – Budapest, Hungary

The stakes

GP3 Series Budapest previewThe GP3 Series returns to track action this weekend for the fourth round of the season. The tight and twisty Hungaroring in Budapest is the next challenge for the grid of talented youngsters. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Ceccon claims maiden GP3 win at Silverstone

Arden International’s Kevin Ceccon takes victory in GP3 Race 2
GP3 - Kevin Ceccon (Arden International) The smile could not be bigger for Kevin Ceccon: The Italian started today’s race from the front row in second place and made a strong start to sneak into the lead.

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Jul 04

Kirchhöfer blazes to Silverstone GP3 victory

ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer holds off Bernstorff for Race One win
GP3 - Marvin Kirchhofer (ART Grand Prix) The perfect day for pole-sitter Marvin Kirchhöfer: The German started with a superb qualifying and then converted a great start into a win, withstanding huge pressure from Arden International’s Emil Bernstorff in the closing stages. In his home race, Matthew Parry pocketed his maiden podium to cross the line in third.

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Jul 04

Kirchhöfer storms to GP3 pole in Silverstone

ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer fastest in qualifying
GP3 - Marvin Kirchhofer (ART Grand Prix) A very closely fought and exciting qualifying session saw German driver Marvin Kirchhöfer come out on top for French squad ART Grand Prix. His best laptime of 1:47.040 was 0.157s faster than Arden International’s Emil Bernstorff who had topped the session earlier on. Campos Racing’s Alex Palou was third quickest.

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Jul 03

Ghiotto leads the way in Silverstone

Trident’s Luca Ghiotto fastest in GP3 Free Practice
GP3 - Luca Ghiotto (Trident)GP3 Series leader Luca Ghiotto set the marker in today’s forty-five minute session in today’s Free Practice Session at Silverstone for Round 3 of the 2015 season.

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Jul 02

GP3 Series round 3 preview

GP3 Series Silverstone, Great Britain preview 

GP3 - Silverstone Following a thrilling weekend in Spielberg, Austria two weeks ago, the GP3 Series heads to Silverstone in Great Britain for the third round of the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Sam Bird wins in London as Piquet clinches title

Virgin Racing driver wins Visa London ePrix

Virgin Racing driver wins Visa London ePrixVirgin Racing’s Sam Bird was gifted victory in a dramatic finish to the Visa London ePrix as Nelson Piquet (NEXTEV TCR) secured seventh place to be crowned the first Formula E champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Sarrazin takes pole in mixed conditions

Venturi driver clinches first pole of season

Venturi driver clinches first pole of seasonVenturi driver Stephane Sarrazin secured his first pole position of the season in London during a rain-affected qualifying session with the top-three title challenges out of position further down the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Buemi’s stroll in the park

e.dams-Renault wins teams’ title as Buemi breathes life into title fight

e.dams-Renault wins teams’ title as Buemi breathes life into title fightSebastien Buemi went for a metaphorical walk in the beautiful Battersea Park and came back with a fighting chance of winning the FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Buemi on pole ahead of title rivals

e.dams-Renault driver fastest in qualifying

e.dams-Renault driver fastest in qualifyingSebastien Buemi claimed Julius Baer pole position ahead of today’s Visa London ePrix four tenths clear of Jerome D’Ambrosio (Dragon Racing) and Lucas di Grassi (Audi Sport ABT). Read the rest of this entry »

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