In the GT3 race held in the support programme of the tradition-rich Macau GP
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Marco Wittmann was the benchmark in DTM qualifying at Nürburgring
At the 3.629 kilometres long sprint circuit in the Eifel, the BMW driver topped the time sheets with 1:22.780 minutes. Behind the current DTM points’ leader, Audi drivers Edoardo Mortara, Mike Rockenfeller, Jamie Green, Timo Scheider and Miguel Molina follow in second to sixth place. The fastest Mercedes-Benz driver was Spaniard Daniel Juncadella in seventh place.
The sound of F1 engines in Abu Dhabi will resume on Tuesday.
Barely a day after Kimi Raikkonen won Sunday’s thrilling grand prix at Yas Marina, the track will return to life on Tuesday when the final three day ‘young driver test’ begins. Six teams have already run their young driver days this year, so just Red Bull, McLaren, Lotus, Sauber, Toro Rosso and Caterham have stayed behind in Abu Dhabi for the session.
Alex Zanardi thinks it is now “inevitable” Ferrari will replace Felipe Massa at the end of the season.
The Italian, whose return to F1 in 1999 ended after just one disappointing season with Williams, thinks struggling Brazilian Massa has “run out of excuses” as he continues to flounder behind his standout teammate Fernando Alonso.
For the Formula 3 Euro Series, the 2011 season was the ninth in its history.
Over the course of these nine years, the young-gun series established as the talent factory par excellence for DTM and Formula 1 drivers, with Lewis Hamilton, Timo Glock, Nico Rosberg, Sebastian Vettel or Edoardo Mortara being just some of the young drivers who successfully advanced to the pinnacles of touring-car and single-seater racing, from the Formula 3 Euro Series.
Formula Renault 3.5 and DTM opportunities
Since its creation back in 2003, the Formula 3 Euro Series has established as the ideal stepping stone for young racing drivers – and this tradition should be continued, this year. The champion and the vice-champion of the 2011 Euro Series Championship will be rewarded with a Formula Renault 3.5 test.
Ekström leads Audi 1-2-3 at Oschersleben
Three Audi drivers on the podium: the eighth DTM season round at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben took place under the sign of the four rings. In adverse weather conditions, Mattias Ekström (Audi) won from his fellow Audi drivers Martin Tomczyk and Edoardo Mortara.
End game atmosphere in Munich’s Olympiastadion
In head-to-head duels at the 1.192 kilometres long track, the 18 DTM drivers showed the spectators thrilling motorsport action. Mercedes-Benz driver Bruno Spengler made it all the way from the round of the last 16 to the finale and won the decisive battle against Audi driver Edoardo Mortara, who had been unbeaten until then.
Bruno Spengler second, still leads DTM Championship
In his 44th DTM race, Mike Rockenfeller scored his maiden victory. The 27-year old Audi driver from the German village of Neuwied started from third place on the grid into the second round of the 2011 DTM season at Zandvoort in The Netherlands, showed an error-free race with a perfect pit stop strategy and crossed the finish line as the winner after 41 laps.
2010 Formula 3 Euro Series once again a major media success
On 10th December, the Motor-Sport World Council of the International Automobile Association, FIA, has agreed upon announcing the ’FIA International Formula 3 Trophy’, thus increasing the value of the Formula 3 sport. This additional ranking embraces six already existing FIA approved Formula 3 events.
The Formula 3 Euro Series planning for the 2011 season is running flat out.
Up to 1st December, six teams already have expressed their interest in contesting the 2011 season and entered a total of 16 cars. The teams Signature, Prema Powerteam, Mücke Motorsport and Motopark Academy will continue their involvement in the series, with Performance Racing and HS Technik representing the new assets on the Euro Series grid.
Mortara fastest in Macau qualifying
Edoardo Mortara (Signature) remains the man to beat in the Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix. In the qualification race at the 6.12 kilometres long Guia circuit, the Italian drove an undisputed victory home. Laurens Vanthoor (Signature) and Daniel Abt (Signature) followed him across the finish line.
“I have fond memories of Macau as past editions went really well for me.” – Edoardo Mortara
This weekend, the motor-racing world is going to focus on the final important Formula 3 race of the 2010 season. The venue of the unofficial F3 world final: the 6.21-kilometre street circuit of the former Portuguese colony Macau.
Formula 3 Euro Series champion Edoardo Mortara is packing his bags ready for a week in Macau, where he aims to take a back-toback victory. This weekend’s Macau Grand Prix is the most prestigious event on the junior single-seater calendar, where Formula 3 champions from around the world come to compete.
Félix da Costa claims rookie title
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.
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.
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.
There is only one driver who could stop him on the way to championship: his team-mate Marco Wittmann.
In 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.
“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).
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.
New in 2010: national live coverage of every Formula 3 Euro Series race
For a long time, now, the Formula 3 Euro Series has been established as the most competitive young-gun series on our planet – but it also represents a true media highlight. The recently published media-data half time balance (period of time: 1st November, 2009, to 31st July 2010) once again proves this fact in impressive style.