Tag Archive: Formula 3

May 04

Media training course for the FIA Formula 3 EC drivers

Today, it’s not enough for a racing driver to be fast in a racing car. He also has to have a large number of other skills

Such as being able to well present himself in public and in front of media. The FIA Formula 3 European Championship wants to provide its drivers a complete education and invited the young drivers to a PR and media training course. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Briton Ben Barnicoat triumphs in adverse conditions

Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) on the podium!

F3 - Hungaroring - Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) on the podium The first two FIA Formula 3 European Championship races at the 4.381 kilometres long Hungaroring were still held at a dry track, but for the third race of the weekend, the drivers had to adapt to the rain. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Eurosport to continue broadcasting the FIA Formula 3 Magazine

This year F3 fans can look forward to it again as the successful format will enter its third season

For FIA Formula 3 European Championship enthusiasts, watching TV on Tuesday evenings following the race weekends is a must: then, Eurosport broadcast the F3 magazine that solely features the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Maiden victory for Callum Ilott

Retirement of erstwhile points’ leader Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) after an accident on the opening lap

F3 - Callum Ilott - Van Amersfoort Racing In a thrilling second race of the season at the 3.841 kilometres long Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, Callum Ilott (Van Amersfoort Racing) celebrated his maiden victory in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Apr 02

Lance Stroll takes victory in Le Castellet season opener

“This was a good start into the season, both for myself and for the team” – Lance Stroll 

F3 - Lance Stroll takes victory in Le Castellet season opener Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) got his second season in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship underway to the best possible start. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Official day of testing at Le Castellet promises exciting season kick-off

Lance Stroll was 3rd fastest

With the third official day of testing, held at Le Castellet’s 3.841-kilometre long Circuit Paul Ricard, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers prepared for the season kick-off that will be contested this weekend at the same venue.

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Mar 31

German news channel n-tv continues covering the FIA Formula 3 European Championship live

The news channel based in Cologne will cover the first and third rounds of every race

German news channel n-tv continues covering the FIA Formula 3 European Championship live When it comes to TV coverage in Germany, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship relies on its long-term partner n-tv, again in 2016.

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Mar 30

FIA Formula 3 European Championship: Who will be the successor of Felix Rosenqvist?

Round 01 Paul Ricard preview

This weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship young guns will kick off the 2016 season with the first three races, held at the 3.841-kilometre long Circuit Paul Ricard, located at Le Castellet, France. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

FIA F3 EC to kick off 2016 season with test at Vallelunga

On the first day, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship will share the circuit with the FIA WTCC

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship season this year begins in early March as teams and drivers meet in Italy for the first official team test. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Fuoco, Leclerc & Alesi named in Ferrari Driver Academy

Fuoco retained, new recruits are Leclerc and Alesi

Fuoco, Leclerc & Alesi named in Ferrari Driver AcademyIt’s time for announcements regarding the Ferrari Driver Academy, which sees three current students of the Maranello academy in action at the GP3 shakedown in Magny-Cours. The school, which is now run by Massimo Rivola and features a new logo this year, has opened its gates to two promising youngsters on the international motor sport scene.

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Mar 01

Talent Anthoine Hubert to advance to the FIA F3 EC

Anthoine Hubert is regarded as a big talent

In the run-up to the first official tests in the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season, Van Amersfoort Racing also completed their line-up for the coming year.

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Feb 26

Variety at the front end of the FIA F3 European Championship field

14 drivers from 11 countries made it to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship podium last year

Felix Rosenqvist (Prema Powerteam) might have won the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship title, but other young drivers also attracted attention and celebrated a variety of successes.

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Feb 20

Nobuharu Matsushita becomes McLaren-Honda test and development driver

McLaren-Honda is pleased to announce that Nobuharu Matsushita has joined the team as test and development driver

2016-02-20 - Nobuharu Matsushita becomes McLaren-Honda test and development driver The Japanese driver will focus on simulator support and engineering work to underline the efforts of our race drivers, Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso, as well as reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship has confirmed 24 cars in its initial application process for the 2016 season

FIA Formula 3 European Championship announces initial entries – final deadline pushed back

The deadline for entries had been set for midnight on 15 February to allow for the calendar flexibility to potentially start the season earlier. However, with the opening round confirmed for 1-3 April, the FIA has chosen to move the final deadline back two weeks to give teams the best chance to finalise their programmes. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Formula 3 rookie driver Nikita Mazepin secures Formula 1 deal

The Sahara Force India Formula 1 team has secured itself the services of talented Russian driver, Nikita Mazepin

The 16-year-old, who will be making his debut in this year’s FIA Formula 3 European Championship, will take up the duties of the development driver and will thus make his first steps at the top level in motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Nick Cassidy completes Prema Powerteam line-up

The 21-year-old has already raced for the Italian outfit in 2015

New Zealander Nick Cassidy will compete for Prema Powerteam alongside Lance Stroll, Ralf Aron and Maximilian Günther in the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

RAVENOL and FIA Formula 3 European Championship intensify partnership

RAVENOL has been an official partner of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship since 2014

Martin Huning (Motorsport Director Ravenol), Walter Mertes (CEO Formel 3 Vermarktungs GmbH) From the upcoming season, this partnership will be extended. Henceforth, the lubricant manufacturer from Eastern-Westfalia may refer to itself as the ‘Official Lubricant and Car Care Product Partner’ of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Training course for FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers in Paris

The course is mandatory for rookies, but also for drivers who have competed in the series in previous years

F3 - Training course for FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers in Paris The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile has today gathered the young and hopeful drivers planning on competing in the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship. From this year, it is mandatory for all participants taking part in the series to complete a one-day training course before climbing into the race car for the first time in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

FIA Formula 3 European Championship shines with excellent media figures

On average, over 53,000 spectators flocked to the race track each weekend

The 2015 season of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship not only featured top-class races and a very strong field of competitors, but also stood out for a very good media presence once more.

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Dec 22

FIA Formula 3 European Championship remains very popular

The pre-registration phase closed with a provisional entry list gathering up to 39 cars and 13 teams

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship remains as attractive as ever – and this applies to both the young hopeful drivers and the teams involved in the Championship.
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