Tag Archive: Alex Fontana

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 »

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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