In Sunday’s finale, GP2 competitor Julien Leal held off Montoya and Chaves to take the win
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Fan favorite Simona De Silvestro is returning to the Verizon IndyCar Series.
De Silvestro, 26, will drive an Andretti Autosport Honda in the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on March 27-29, the team announced. Marco Andretti, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Carlos Munoz also will drive Andretti Autosport-prepared cars in the 110-lap race (3 p.m. ET, ABC) that features the competition debut of aerodynamic bodywork kits supplied by Chevrolet and Honda.
Marco Wittmann (Signature) was victorious in the third Formula 3 Euro Series race at the 5.901 kilometres long Silverstone circuit.
In 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.
“It was an almost perfect weekend.” – Roberto Merhi
Having 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).
“Of course, I am very happy with this victory at Spa.”
Spaniard 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).
Merhi begins strongly in Spa
Formula 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).
Formula 3 Euro Series Norisring race 3 report
Marco 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.
Formula 3 Euro Series 2011 Norisring race 2 report, results and photo
Marco 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.
Formula 3 Euro Series Norisring race 1 report
Nigel 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.
“For me, it was a perfect race” – Daniel Juncadella
From 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).
Formula 3 Euro Series in Spielberg, Austria
Roberto 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.