Tag Archive: Alex Fontana

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 »

Jun 26

Race 10: London ePrix shakedown

It’s positive feelings summing up Fontana’s first time in the Trulli car after the London ePrix shakedown.

Trulli Formula E - London ePrix “It’s not a lot to say about shakedown this time, it was uneventful, and you can’t really feel alot as you’re behind the safety car.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Fontana to replace Liuzzi in the London ePrix

The driver’s change comes as Liuzzi had previous commitments to another series during the same weekend.

Trulli Formula E logo Alex Fontana will replace Vitantonio Liuzzi to drive the number 18 Trulli Formula E car in the final two rounds of the inaugural Formula E season in London’s Battersea Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Tunjo storms to first GP3 win in Spielberg Race 2

Colombian rookie Oscar Tunjo makes it two out of two for Trident in Austria
GP3 - Oscar Tunjo (Trident) Another thriller in Spielberg! The Colombian rookie Oscar Tunjo drove the race of his life: from P9 on the grid, to storm through the pack and to snatch the lead from Marvin Kirchhöfer with two laps to go. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

Ghiotto claims maiden GP3 win in Spielberg thriller

Trident’s Luca Ghiotto wins Race One in Austria
GP3 - Luca Ghiotto (Trident) What a race! Pole-sitter Luca Ghiotto lost the lead at the start but fought back impressively to dominate Race 1 in a safety car affected race. Carlin and Ferrari Academy Driver Antonio Fuoco carved his way through the field in supreme style to achieve his first podium in second position with Mercedes backed Esteban Ocon from ART Grand Prix in third.

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Jun 20

Ghiotto flies to GP3 pole in Spielberg

Trident’s Luca Ghiotto posts second consecutive pole in Austria
GP3 - Luca Ghiotto (Trident) An action-packed qualifying session saw Italian Luca Ghiotto claim his third pole from four outings of his GP3 career. A threat of rain meant saw a very exciting thirty minutes with positions changing aplenty with ART Grand Prix’s and Mercedes backed Esteban Ocon in second, two tenths off the Trident star. Campos Racing’s Alex Palou finished third fastest.

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Jun 18

GP3 Series Round 2 Preview – Spielberg, Austria

The best stats and news ahead of the second round

GP3 - Austria - Spielberg - Red Bull RingWe’re back! The wait since Round One in Barcelona is finally over as the GP3 Series paddock reunites for the second round of the 2015 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Kirchhöfer victorious in Barcelona GP3 race 2 (updated²)

ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer converts great start into win in Spain
Gp3 - Marvin Kirchhofer (ART Grand Prix) A lightning getaway was pivotal for Marvin Kirchhöfer today. The German ace shot away from fourth on the grid into P2 and was ready to pounce when pole-sitter Antonio Fuoco (Carlin and Ferrari Academy driver) ran wide after just a few corners.

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May 09

Ocon blazes to maiden GP3 win in Barcelona

ART Grand Prix’s Esteban Ocon victorious on debut in Spain
GP3 - Esteban Ocon (ART Grand Prix) Frenchman Esteban Ocon claimed a dominant maiden victory at the Circuit de Catalunya. The ART Grand Prix rookie made a dream start and stole P1 away from pole-man Luca Ghiotto from Trident.

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May 09

Ghiotto guns to GP3 pole in Barcelona

Trident’s Luca Ghiotto takes first blood in Spain
GP3 - Luca Ghiotto (Trident) Italian Luca Ghiotto pocketed the first pole of the 2015 GP3 Series season after clocking the quickest time of 1:35.469 on his Pirelli hard tyres. ART Grand Prix’s Esteban Ocon was second with Arden International’s Emil Bernstorff in third.

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May 08

Ghiotto leads the way in Barcelona GP3 Free Practice

Trident’s Luca Ghiotto fastest in opening session of the season in Spain

GP3 - Luca Ghiotto (Trident) Italian Luca Ghiotto set the pace in Free Practice at the Circuit de Catalunya for Round 1 of the 2015 GP3 Series. His best laptime of 1:36.238 was set in the final minute of the session. His Trident teammate Oscar Tunjo was second with Jenzer Motorsport’s Matheo Tuscher third. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

GP3 Series Round 1 Preview – Barcelona, Spain

Facts, figures and all you need to know for the opening round

2015 GP3 drivers The GP3 Series heads into its sixth season of racing and what a mouth-watering prospect we have ahead of us. New for 2015 is an extended Saturday race: an extra ten minutes has been added to race one which will provide more of a challenge to the twenty-four drivers and no doubt produce some epic tussles as the drivers’ battle with tyre degradation. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Varhaug fastest on day two in Barcelona

Jenzer Motorsport’s Pal Varhaug tops both sessions in Spain

GP3 - Pal Varhaug (Jenzer Motorsport)Norwegian Pal Varhaug clocked the fastest time in both the morning and afternoon session at the Circuit De Catalunya, Barcelona. His best time of 1:34.867 was set in the morning.

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Apr 22

Mardenborough quickest on day one

Carlin’s Jann Mardenborough fastest at Barcelona pre-season test

GP3 - Jann Mardenborough (Carlin) Brit Jann Mardenborough was in excellent form on the opening day of testing clocking the fastest time of the day and finishing P2 in the afternoon session. His best laptime of 1:34.910 remained unbeaten. Seb Morris (Status Grand Prix) topped the afternoon session. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Mardenborough leads the way in morning GP3 test

Carlin’s Jann Mardenborough fastest on day one in Barcelona

Mardenborough leads the way in morning testBritish GP3 race winner Jann Mardenborough posted the fastest time of the morning session with a 1:34.910. Jenzer Motorsport’s Pal Varhaug and ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhofer were one tenth shy of the Carlin ace.

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