Tag Archive: Formula 3

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 17

WEC: Jean-Éric Vergne joins CEFC Manor TRS Racing

“I’m extremely happy to join CEFC Manor TRS Racing for the WEC season”

Jean-Eric VergneCEFC Manor TRS Racing extends their driver line up for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship with ex Formula 1 driver Jean-Éric Vergne. 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 28

‘We need to talk…’ – Massa explains Williams F1 u-turn

“It happened two days after I had the Christmas party with the team and said ‘bye-bye’ to everybody!”
'We need to talk...' - Massa explains Williams F1 u-turnExactly three months after saying what appeared to be his final farewells to the Formula 1 paddock in Abu Dhabi, Felipe Massa has spoken about the turn in events that saw him come out of retirement to race with Williams in 2017.
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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 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 19

George Russell joins Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Driver Programme

Rising British star becomes the latest talent selected by the Silver Arrows for racing support

 George Russell2016 proved a breakthrough year for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Programme. Pascal Wehrlein shone in his first Formula One season with Manor Racing, posting a string of impressive qualifying performances to reach Q2 five times – in addition to clinching only the second ever points scoring finish for the team at the Austrian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 24

Mick Schumacher steps up to FIA Formula 3 with Prema 

While the world of motorsports is ready for a well-deserved holiday break, Prema has already begun early preparations for 2017

Mick Schumacher steps up to FIA Formula 3 with Prema Adding an extremely valuable piece to the 2017 puzzle, the Italian squad is excited to announce that Mick Schumacher will return for another season, stepping up to the FIA F.3 European Championship after an impressive 2016 run.

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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 »

Dec 23

Season review part 3: Motopark

At the end of the season, every driver of Motopark had at least secured two podiums

Motopark, a German team on the FIA Formula 3 European Championship grid, contested the 2016 season with three newcomers and one experienced driver and was very successful with this combination. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship calendar finalised

The 10-round championship will see teams and drivers race in eight different countries

161216-fia-f3-european-championship-calendar-2017Following last month’s announcement of a provisional calendar for 2017, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship has now finalised all venues and dates for the upcoming season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

Norris targets FIA Formula 3 European Championship title

Lando intent on making his mark with Carlin in maiden FIA Euro F3 season

Lando Norris Reigning Toyota Racing Series, Formula Renault Eurocup & Northern European Champion Lando Norris will contest the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Carlin.

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Dec 12

Jehan Daruvala joins Carlin for 2017

Carlin’s seats are filling up quickly

It has been announced that Jehan Daruvala will join Ferdinand Habsburg at the British team for their 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship campaign.

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Dec 08

Carlin announce first driver signing for 2017

Ferdinand Habsburg is the first driver to be confirmed for the British team’s 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship line-up

The 19-year-old has this year competed in the Euroformula Open Championship and finished the season second in the final classification.The Austrian began  2016 with competing in the Toyota Racing Series, before entering the Euroformula Open Series, while also running in Formula Renault 2.0 NEC and the Eurocup championships.

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