Tag Archive: Formula 3

Nov 27

Abu Dhabi: Three Formula 3 young-guns test Formula 1 cars

The 2014 Formula 1 season ended this Sunday but for the teams, the work continued straight away.

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Following the season finale in Abu Dhabi they tested for two days at the same venue and invited three Formula 3 European Championship young-guns to the tests.

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Nov 13

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

Tom Blomqvist on provisional pole for Macau qualifying race

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Tom Blomqvist (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin; 2:11.922 minutes) claimed provisional pole for this Saturday’s qualification race for the 61st running of the Macau Grand Prix.

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Nov 11

Numerous FIA Formula 3 European Championship competitors in Macau

Year by year, the tradition-rich Macau GP is the final Formula 3 race of the year, representing the unofficial world finale.

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And the grid for this year’s edition of the prestigious event that was won by future Formula 1 aces such as Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher, in the past, once again will feature numerous FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

Roberto Merhi officially confirmed for Macau GP with Double R

Latest news from Double R Racing…
Roberto Merhi - Spa F3 Podium Spanish single-seater ace Roberto Merhi has today, Wednesday, 5th November, been officially confirmed as Double R Racing’s lead entry into this year’s Suncity Group Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix with key support and backing from high-profile Chinese online gaming business W66.com.

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Oct 30

Another dose of Formula 1 experience for Esteban Ocon

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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A week after having enjoyed his first taste of Formula 1 and convincing during his first outing in a Formula 1 car, the new FIA Formula 3 European Champion Esteban Ocon (Prema Powerteam) got back behind the wheel of an F1 racer. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Season review part 1: Italy’s Prema Powerteam clinches all the titles

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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As defending drivers’ and team champions, Prema Powerteam entered the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season as favourites and met the expectations. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Still to be found: the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Vice-Champion and the team-title winners

This weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship is going to contest the final race meeting of its 2014 season.

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At the 4.574-kilometre Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, the spectators will witness the decision in both the battles for the vice-championship and the team title. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

FIA Formula 3 European Champion Esteban Ocon: a rookie wins the title

Esteban Ocon (Prema Powerteam) is the new FIA Formula 3 European Champion.

F3 - Prema Powerteam - Esteban Ocon Thus, the 18-year-old Frenchman follows in the footsteps of last year’s European Champion Raffaele Marciello, but other than the Italian, he already won the title in his maiden season in Formula 3. With nine victories so far this season, Lotus Formula 1 junior driver Ocon already scored the biggest success of his career to date with three races to spare. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Heidfeld defends Formula E after Vettel attack

Nick Heidfeld has defended the new Formula E series following criticism from within the F1 paddock.

Nicolas Prost - Nick Heidfeld - eFormula F1’s reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel recently slammed the fully electric powered series – which kicked off on the streets of Beijing last weekend with an all-star grid and global interest – as “cheese”. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

Ex Formula 3 racer Marco Wittmann wraps up early 2014 DTM championship title

Marco Wittmann used his first match point and already wrapped up the DTM title at the Lausitzring.

DTM - Marco Wittmann Sixth place was enough for the German driver of the BMW Team RMG to be beyond reach for his opponents with two rounds remaining. The 24-year old laid the foundation for his career among others in Formula 3, of which he bowed out as the runner-up in the FIA Formula 3 International Trophy at the end of the 2011 season.. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

‘Kid’ Verstappen the big talking point at Spa

“The cars are really safe.  I think it’s more dangerous to bike through a big city than race in an F1 car.”

F3 - Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing F1 has emerged from its summer slumber, but the big talking point at Spa-Francorchamps will be a 16-year-old ‘kid’ who doesn’t even have a license to drive a road car. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Friday debut possible for 2015 rookie Verstappen

Toro Rosso has confirmed reports Max Verstappen will become F1’s youngest ever race driver next year.

IMG_6178 The teenage Dutchman, whose father Jos drove for Toro Rosso’s former guise Minardi just over a decade ago, will replace team veteran Jean-Eric Vergne in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Verstappen not too young for 2015 debut – Lammers

Former grand prix driver Jan Lammers thinks 16-year-old Max Verstappen is ready for formula one.

F3 - Nurburgring - Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing Verstappen, the fresh-faced son of another former Dutch F1 driver Jos, has signed up with Red Bull’s famous driver development programme after an impressive transition from karting to F3. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Lucas Auer determined to shine in his home races at Spielberg

The grid of the Austrian FIA Formula 3 European Championship meeting will feature a new driver

F3 - Start Red Bull Ring 2013Following the debut appearance at Russia’s Moscow Raceway, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship returns to well-known terrain, now: Styria’s 4.326-kilometre Red Bull Ring will stage the races 22, 23 and 24 of the 2014 season.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Ardennes rollercoaster the next venue for the Formula 3 young-guns

Félix Serrallés (Team West-Tec F3) has particularly fond memories
European Formula 3 Championship - Spa-Francorchamps This weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers will travel to Spa for the 13th to 15th races of their 2014 season.

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May 28

Michimi to make Auto GP debut at Monza

Kuroda ready for Monza return with Euronova

euronova-racing Japan’s Shinya Michimi will make his Auto GP debut at Monza this weekend at the wheel of a Euronova Racing prepared car.

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Apr 29

Let’s meet… Antonio Fuoco

The latest…

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoAntonio Fuoco (Prema Powerteam) advanced to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship as reigning Formula Renault 2.0 Alps Champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Let’s meet… Esteban Ocon

Three podiums under his belt

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoEsteban Ocon (Prema Powerteam) already succeeded in impressing in his Formula 3 debut in Macau 2013 by securing a top-10 result and now, he is about to contest the full 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season.

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Apr 20

Rookie drivers lock out Silverstone podium

Esteban Ocon leading the FIA Formula 3 European Championship standings

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoThe 5.891 kilometres long Formula 1 circuit at Silverstone in the UK seems to suit the rookie drivers in this year’s FIA Formula 3 European Championship in particular. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Tom Blomqvist wins home race at Silverstone

Rookie driver Esteban Ocon secures maiden Formula 3 race win

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoTom Blomqvist (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) made a splendid start into the new FIA Formula 3 European Championship season. Only a few hours after the finish of the first season race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, the second race already followed for the 26 young drivers

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Apr 16

The hunt for the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship title is on

The race weekend at Silverstone will be contested by a total of 27 drivers
FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoThis weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship kicks off its 2014 season at Silverstone’s 5.891-kilometre GP circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Successful second day of testing at the Hungaroring

On Saturday, the teams and their young drivers continued their preparations

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo On the second day of the official FIA Formula 3 European Championship tests at the Hungaroring, the experienced Formula 3 drivers Felix Rosenqvist (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport, 1:36.080 minutes) and Antonio Giovinazzi (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin, 1:36.214) succeeded in fending off the onslaught of the fast rookies to finish first and second on the time sheets, followed by Formula 3 newcomer Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1:36.219). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Rookie Max Verstappen the quickest at the Hungaroring

Verstappen outpaced all the other 27 drivers involved in the tests

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo Today, on Friday, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers met for their first official day of testing in the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Let’s meet… Gustavo Menezes

19-year-old Californian

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo With one year of ATS Formula 3 Cup experience under his belt, Gustavo Menezes (Van Amersfoort Racing) advances to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

GP2 race winner Stefano Coletti is joining Racing Engineering for the upcoming GP2 season

Stefano Coletti completes the 2014 Racing Engineering line-up

GP2 - Racing Engineering - Stefano Coletti The Monegasque driver can look back on a very successful GP2 season in 2013 where he took 3 race wins, 3 podiums, 1 pole position and set the fastest race lap on three occasions.

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Feb 18

Raffaele Marciello to drive for Racing Engineering in the 2014 GP2 Series

Raffaele is the current FIA Formula 3 European champion

GP2 - Racing Engineering - Raffaele Marciello Racing Engineering is pleased to announce that the Italian driver Raffaele Marciello will be joining the team for the 2014 season.

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Feb 03

New logo for Formula 3

To ensure coherence, visibility and modernity

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo The pyramid that leads to Formula 1 is evolving with the arrival of Formula 4 on the motor racing landscape. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

FIA Formula 3 European Championship is ready for a great year in 2014

The 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship will kick off in a few weeks

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo With 11 meetings on the calendar, the introduction of new technical regulations marked by the arrival of new engines, the rescheduling of each race weekend and the creation of a rookie classification, the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship is packed with innovations for the upcoming season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Riccardo Agostini to race for Eurointernational

The 19-year-old Italian will pilot a new Mercedes-powered Dallara F314

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo The 2012 Italian Formula 3 champion Riccardo Agostini will focus on the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship joining Antonio Ferrari’s Eurointernational Team. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

All the eyes focus on the FIA Formula 3 European Championship

2014 season will take the young talents to eight countrie

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo In the debut season of the revived FIA Formula 3 European Championship 30 of the best young drivers from 15 countries battled it out for making the next step on the way to realising their dream: to make it to Formula 1.

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