Tag Archive: Carlos Muñoz

Sep 11

Signature driver Wittmann strikes back

Marco Wittmann (Signature) was victorious in the third Formula 3 Euro Series race at the 5.901 kilometres long Silverstone circuit.

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesSilverstone logoIn spite of a drive through penalty for jumping the start, points’ leader Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) still to the chequered flag in second place. Carlos Muñoz (Signature) ended up third in the race that had many entertaining position fights. With six races remaining, Merhi’s advantage in the drivers’ standings is 76 points, Wittmann has moved up into second place again.

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Aug 05

Fastest qualifying time for Daniel Juncadella

“Now, my goal is to score two wins, because I need many points.”

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesNurburgring logoIn Formula 3 Euro Series qualifying at the 3.629 kilometres long Nürburgring sprint circuit, Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam, 1:22.675 minutes) claimed first place.

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Jul 30

Roberto Merhi also dominates second FIA Trophy race at Spa

“It was an almost perfect weekend.” – Roberto Merhi

Spa-FrancorchampsF3 Formula 3 EuroseriesHaving already won the first FIA Formula 3 International Trophy race at the 7.004 kilometres long Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) was also unbeatable in the second race. At the finish, he had a margin of over 23 seconds over Marco Wittmann (Signature). Laurens Vanthoor (Signature) ended up fourth behind William Buller (Fortec Motorsport).

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Jul 29

A dominant victory for Roberto Merhi at Spa

“Of course, I am very happy with this victory at Spa.”

Spa-FrancorchampsF3 Formula 3 EuroseriesSpaniard Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) has won the fourth season round of the FIA Formula 3 International Trophy. The points’ leader scored an undisputed lights-to-flag victory from William Buller (Fortec Motorsport) and Jazeman Jaafar (Carlin).

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Jul 29

Two pole positons for Roberto Merhi

Merhi begins strongly in Spa

F3 - Spa - Roberto MerhiF3 Formula 3 EuroseriesFormula 3 Euro Series drivers dominated proceedings in qualifying for the FIA Formula 3 International Trophy at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Euro Series’ points’ leader Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam, 2:17.438 minutes) set the fastest lap time at the 7.004 kilometres long Grand Prix circuit, followed by Marko Asmer (Double R, 2:18.502 minutes) and Marco Wittmann (Signature, 2:18.800 minutes).

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Jul 03

Second Norisring victory for Marco Wittmann

Formula 3 Euro Series Norisring race 3 report

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesStreckenplan 2011Marco Wittmann (Signature) decided the 15th season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series at the 2.3 kilometres long Norisring in his favour. On a wet track, the 21-year old scored a lights-to-flag win and thus moved up to second place in the drivers’ standings. Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) finished second, but remains the Formula 3 Euro Series points’ leader. His margin over Wittmann is currently 31 points. Daniel Abt (Signature) took the flag in third place.

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Jul 02

Local hero Marco Wittmann ahead of Prema duo

Formula 3 Euro Series 2011 Norisring race 2 report, results and photo

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesStreckenplan 2011Marco Wittmann (Signature) claimed victory in the second Formula 3 Euro Series race at Norisring. The Franconian, who only lives 40 kilometres away from Norisring, had a thrilling battle for the lead with Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam), in which the German eventually came out on top.

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Jul 02

Nigel Melker wins first Norisring race

Formula 3 Euro Series Norisring race 1 report

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesStreckenplan 2011Nigel Melker (Mücke Motorsport) won an action-packed 13th Formula 3 Euro Series’ round at the 2.3 kilometres long Norisring in Nuremberg, after Laurens Vanthoor (Signature) and Marco Wittmann (Signature), who had crossed the finish line ahead of the Dutchman, each were given a 30 seconds’ time penalty for a yellow-flag infringement.

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Jul 01

Local hero Wittmann claims both pole positions

Formula 3 Euro Series Norisring qualifying report

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesStreckenplan 2011The first two positions in Formula 3 Euro Series qualifying at the 2.3 kilometres long Norisring were taken by Germans Marco Wittmann (Signature, 0:48.705 minutes) and Daniel Abt (Signature, 0:48.867 minutes). 

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Jun 05

Juncadella brings Prema third victory in Austria

“For me, it was a perfect race” – Daniel Juncadella

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesRed Bull Ring - A1-RingFrom pole position, Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam) won the twelfth season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series. At the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring in Styria, the Spaniard took the lead at the start and went on to win the race with a five seconds’ margin over Nigel Melker (Mücke Motorsport). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Roberto Merhi wins turbulent rain race

Formula 3 Euro Series in Spielberg, Austria

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesF3 - Spielberg - Roberto MerhiRoberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) claimed victory in the eleventh season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series. At the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring, only re-opened in May, the Spaniard scored his second victory, having already won the first race of the weekend in the morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

A 1-2 for Prema at the Red Bull Ring

Formula 3 Euro Series in Spielberg, Austria

Red Bull Ring - A1-RingF3 Formula 3 EuroseriesRoberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) won the tenth season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series at the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring that was re-opened in mid-May. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Pole position at the Red Bull Ring for Daniel Juncadella

Formula 3 Euro Series in Spielberg, Austria

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesRed Bull Ring - A1-RingAt the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring, only re-opened in May, Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam) set the fastest time in qualifying of the Formula 3 Euro Series.

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Jun 02

Austria comeback for the Formula 3 Euro Series

This weekend, however, the planet’s most competitive young-gun series is going to make its Styria comeback.

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesRed Bull Ring - A1-RingThe Formula 3 Euro Series made its last Spielberg appearance to date back in 2003, with Australia’s Ryan Briscoe winning both rounds of that event. 

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May 22

Marco Wittmann triumphs in Grand Prix de Pau

FIA Formula 3 International Trophy round 3

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesArmoiriesIn the Grand Prix de Pau, the third race of the FIA Formula 3 International Trophy that was newly founded for this season, Marco Wittmann (Signature) claimed a dominant lights-to-flag victory. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Marco Wittmann claims pole position at Pau

Second row of the grid for Merhi

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesArmoiriesGerman driver Marco Wittmann (Signature, 1:10.572 minutes) claimed pole position for the 70th Grand Prix de Pau, also the third race of the new FIA Formula 3 International Trophy.

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May 01

Second victory of the weekend for Roberto Merhi

Roberto Merhi was the man to beat at Hockenheim.

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesHockenheimring Baden-WürttembergIn bright sunshine, Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) scored his second victory of the weekend at the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg.

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Apr 30

A 1-2 for Prema in the second race at Hockenheim (+ Race 1,2 results UPDATED)

 Close victory for Roberto Merhi against Marco Wittmann

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesHockenheimring Baden-WürttembergRoberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) won the first of three Formula 3 Euro Series’ races at the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg: Juncadella wins final race

Wittmann claims runner-up spot

Hockenheimring Baden-WürttembergDaniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam) won the final round of the 2010 Formula 3 Euro Series. With his maiden victory, the Spaniard also claimed the first win of the season of the Prema Powerteam. Roberto Merhi (Mücke Motorsport) finished second. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg: Mortara wins again

Félix da Costa claims rookie title

Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg

In the rain at Hockenheim, Edoardo Mortara (Signature) confirmed the strong form he had already been showing throughout the season. Having been crowned as the new champion four weeks ago already, he scored his seventh win of the season at the 3.736 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg: Champion Mortara first

Marroc sparks a surprise

Hockenheimring Baden-WürttembergEven after having secured the title, Edoardo Mortara (Signature, 1:18.604 minutes) is showing maximum commitment, claiming his fifth fastest qualifying time of the season. Surprisingly, his main rival was Nicolas Marroc (Prema Powerteam, 1:18.896 minutes). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Still to be found: the runner-up and the best rookie

Who will finish runner-up behind Edoardo Mortara?

This weekend, the Formula 3 Euro Series is going to hold its season finale, with the Hockenheim Baden-Württemberg traditionally being the venue of this event.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Rookie Jim Pla wins first Euro Series race

Signature: portrait of the Euro Series team champion

Jim Pla (ART Grand Prix) has won the 16th season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series at the 3.969 kilometres long Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. The rookie from France was followed home by Marco Wittmann (Signature) and Nicolas Marroc (Prema Powerteam). With his second place and the retirement of his opponent Valtteri Bottas (ART Grand Prix), Wittmann is now eight points ahead of Finn Bottas in the battle for runner-up spot. Already-crowned champion Edoardo Mortara (Signature) already retired on the opening lap. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Oschersleben : Valtteri Bottas wins, Edoardo Mortara new champion (+ results)

 Edoardo Mortara: portrait of the Euro Series champion 

Edoardo Mortara (Signature) is the new Formula 3 Euro Series’ champion. For the 23-year old Italian, sixth place at Oschersleben was enough, as his only remaining rival Marco Wittmann (Signature) only finished one place behind Mortara. The Signature driver claimed the maiden drivers’ title in the Formula 3 Euro Series for his engine partner Volkswagen. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

First pole for Valtteri Bottas in 2010

At the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben

With a margin of over half a second, Valtteri Bottas (ART Grand Prix, 1:20.412 minutes) secured himself pole position for the 15th season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

First match point for Edoardo Mortara

There is only one driver who could stop him on the way to championship: his team-mate Marco Wittmann.

F3 - Edoardo MortaraIn early September at Brands Hatch, Team Signature succeeded in securing the Formula 3 Euro Series team title early and now, the French squad’s driver Edoardo Mortara has got the chance of following his team’s footsteps by securing the drivers’ championship early on the coming race weekend, held at the 3.696-kilometre Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Brands Hatch: Félix da Costa race winner (+results)

Signature claims teams’ title

 For the third time in a row, António Félix da Costa (Motopark Academy) won a race of the Formula 3 Euro Series on Sunday. The Portuguese won ahead of Carlos Muñoz (Mücke Motorsport) and Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Signature locks out the podium (+results)

“Once I was in front, I really cheered in the car.” -Mortara

At the 1.929 kilometres short Brands Hatch Indy circuit, Edoardo Mortara (Signature) scored his sixth race win in the 2010 Formula 3 Euro Series and his fifth consecutive victory on a Saturday. With this result, the Geneva-based Italian further extends his points’ lead in the Formula 3 Euro Series and is now 26 points clear of Marco Wittmann (Signature). The German ended up third in the 13th season round behind Mortara and Belgian Laurens Vanthoor (Signature). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Formula 3 Euro Series at Brands Hatch: they’re all after Mortara

Rounds number 13 and 14 at Brands Hatch this weekend

The final third of the season of the 18 rounds’ 2010 Formula 3 Euro Series gets underway with rounds number 13 and 14 at Brands Hatch this weekend. Edoardo Mortara (Signature) has been in the lead of the points’ standings since the beginning of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Juncadella tops eventful qualifying session at Spa-Francorchamps (+results)

It was all about the tricky track conditions in this mornings qualifying session.

GP3 Series

Tech 1 Racings Daniel Juncadella has claimed his first GP3 Series pole position today in one of the most unpredictable qualifying sessions of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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