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Mar 28

Callum Ilott the quickest on day one at the Red Bull Ring

At the 4.318-kilometre long Austrian-GP circuit located in Styria

F3 - Callum Ilott the quickest on day one at the Red Bull RingJust three days after the official FIA Formula 3 European Championship test in Hungary the hopeful young guns continued their preparations for the 2017 season at Austria’s Red Bull Ring.

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Mar 27

Formula 1 debut for former FIA F3 drivers Lance Stroll and Antonio Giovinazzi

Lance Stroll had to start from the last grid position due to a penalty received for a gearbox change after Free Practice 3

20170324-073Lance Stroll, the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Champion, and Antonio Giovinazzi, runner-up in the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, have taken part in their first Formula 1 race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Three Britons dominate the test action at the Hungaroring

FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers once again focused on preparing for the season kick-off

On the second day of the official FIA Formula 3 European Championship pre-season test at the Hungaroring, Briton Harrison Newey (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1m34.012s) proved to be the quickest, with his compatriots Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam, 1m34.040s) and rookie Lando Norris (Carlin, 1m34.125s) finishing second and third respectively.

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Mar 22

Official tests kick off the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season

On 24th and 25th of March they get together at the Hungaroring for the first two days of official testing

Official tests kick off the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship seasonThe FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers now enter the critical stage of their season preparations with meeting each other at two different F1 circuits.

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Mar 20

FIA Formula 3 European Championship announces entry list for coming season

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship has confirmed 20 cars in its application process for the 2017 season

F3 - Prema duo ahead of Carlin driver Alessio LorandiIt is only a few more weeks before the FIA F3 European Championship starting lights will be switched off for the first time this year – in mid-April at Silverstone.

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Mar 14

A European tour that is second to none – Q&A with Walter Mertes

Walter Mertes has been involved in motor racing for more than 40 years

Walter Mertes (CEO Formel 3 Vermarktungs GmbH)For 26 years now, he has been responsible for sponsoring and marketing of the DTM, inter alia as board member of the DTM umbrella organisation ITR. As CEO of the Formel 3 Vermarktungs GmbH he has been organising and promoting the FIA Formula 3 European Championship for many years. We met him for a Q&A. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

Van Amersfoort Racing have announced Harrison Newey as their fourth driver for the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season

Harrison Newey to race another year for Van Amersfoort Racing

In his second season on the grid of  the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, the young Briton, who will be teamed up with David Beckmann, Pedro Piquet and Joey Mawson feels ready for securing his first Formula 3 podium.   Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Lando Norris selected for McLaren-Honda Young Driver Development programme

The 17-year-old will be able to benefit from the vast experience of the McLaren Formula One team

Lando Norris, who will soon start his rookie season in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Carlin, has been announced as member of the McLaren-Honda Young Driver Development programme for 2017.

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Feb 22

Joey Mawson moves up the single-seater ladder with Van Amersfoort Racing

“I am ready for the next step” – Mawson

Van Amersfoort Racing has today announced that Australian Joey Mawson will remain with the Dutch team and will this season move up from Formula 4 to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Feb 17

Callum Ilott and Lando Norris join BRDC SuperStars for 2017

Jake Hughes (HitechGP), who also races in the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, is already part of it

FIA Formula 3 European Championship contenders Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) and Lando Norris (Carlin) will both join the BRDC SuperStars, a young driver support programme from British Racing Drivers’ Club. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

FIA Formula 3 European Championship increases prize money fund to 500,000€

“All parties involved in the series are working together to strengthen the series” – Stefano Domenicali

Dallara 2017 FIA F3 European Championship car – side – picture by courtesy of Dallara The FIA Formula 3 European Championship has confirmed an expansion of the newly introduced prize money incentive for rookie drivers to include teams and other drivers competing in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship from the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

Van Amersfoort Racing continues with Pedro Piquet

Pedro Piquet will race in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship for a second season

The young Brazilian who remains at the Van Amersfoort Racing team is highly motivated to follow up his rookie season with even stronger performances in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Marino Sato to compete in FIA Formula 3 with Team Motopark

Team Motopark has confirmed that Marino Sato will join the team for the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship

The team has already announced 2016 FIA F3 rookie champion Joel Eriksson and Keyvan Andres Soori for their 2017 line-up. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

HitechGP completes FIA F3 driver line-up with signing Tadasuke Makino

HitechGP has confirmed that Japanese driver Tadasuke Makino will join the team for its 2017 championship campaign

Makino will become team-mate of Nikita Mazepin, Jake Hughes and Ralf Aron, who have already been signed by the team for 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

Keyvan Andres Soori steps up to FIA Formula 3

The 16-year-old will become team-mate of Joel Eriksson from Sweden

German talent Keyvan Andres Soori has signed a contract with Team Motopark to race in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship in 2017.

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Feb 10

The 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship car – another step forward

The chassis for the FIA Formula 3 European Championship has been significantly updated

FIA Single-Seater Commission President Stefano Domenicali looks at the most recent changes to technical regulations in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship and how the series has progressed in recent years. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Maximilian Günther promoted to DTM test and reserve driver

“It is a huge honour for me to be brought into the Mercedes-AMG DTM team as test and reserve driver”

The German Maximilian Günther, who finished second in the drivers‘ standings of last year‘s FIA Formula 3 European Championship, has been recruited as DTM test and reserve driver for Mercedes-AMG.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

FIA Formula 3 European Championship offers enhanced package for 2017

The Sporting Regulations have also been carefully examined

Dallara 2017 FIA F3 European Championship car – side – picture by courtesy of Dallara The FIA together with the promoter of the series, Formel 3 Vermarktungs GmbH, are continuously working on enhancing the value of the championship for drivers and teams.

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Jan 19

FIA Formula 3 European Championship enjoys impressive media coverage

Be it print media, web portals or TV stations – all of them were keen to cover the events

170119-media-facts-2016The outstanding performances delivered by the young drivers that were on the FIA Formula 3 European Championship grid in 2016 attracted interest by a wide range of media as well.

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Dec 23

Season review part 4: Van Amersfoort Racing

The team’s spearhead, Callum Ilott, finished sixth in the championship while Hubert, the team’s best rookie, came third in the rookie ranking

Dutch team Van Amersfoort Racing started into the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season with Callum Ilott, Anthoine Hubert, Harrison Newey and Pedro Piquet and secured a total of three race wins. Read the rest of this entry »

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