Tag Archive: GP3 Series

Jul 30

Bahrain added to 2015 calendar in November

GP2 and GP3 Series add extra round to the current season
Bahrain added to 2015 calendar in NovemberGP2 Series and GP3 Series organisers confirm that an extra round will be added to the current 2015 calendar. The event will take place at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir on November 19-20-21 alongside FIA Six Hours Of Bahrain. This event will be back-to-back with the final round of the season which will be held at Yas Marina Circuit.

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Jul 04

Kirchhöfer storms to GP3 pole in Silverstone

ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer fastest in qualifying
GP3 - Marvin Kirchhofer (ART Grand Prix) A very closely fought and exciting qualifying session saw German driver Marvin Kirchhöfer come out on top for French squad ART Grand Prix. His best laptime of 1:47.040 was 0.157s faster than Arden International’s Emil Bernstorff who had topped the session earlier on. Campos Racing’s Alex Palou was third quickest.

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Jul 03

Haryanto leads the way in Silverstone

Indonesian on top in GP2 free practice
GP2 - Rio Haryanto (Campos Racing)Rio Haryanto’s good form has carried over to Silverstone where the Indonesian topped the timesheets in this morning’s free practice session, leading the way ahead of Williams test driver Alex Lynn and McLaren tester (and points leader) Stoffel Vandoorne by less than a tenth.

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Jul 01

Campos Racing adds Höher to Silverstone GP3 round line up

Campos Racing approaches a new round of the GP3 Series with a new driver

Campos RacingAustria´s racer, who already has experience in the series, will drive one of the cars entered by the Spanish team, teaming up with Palou and Ashkanani. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Fontana to replace Liuzzi in the London ePrix

The driver’s change comes as Liuzzi had previous commitments to another series during the same weekend.

Trulli Formula E logo Alex Fontana will replace Vitantonio Liuzzi to drive the number 18 Trulli Formula E car in the final two rounds of the inaugural Formula E season in London’s Battersea Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Morris aiming for fresh start as GP3 heads to Red Bull Ring

Back behind the wheel of his 400bhp Dallara single-seater

Seb Morris 2 Welshman Seb Morris resumes his maiden season in the GP3 Series with a visit to the Red Bull Ring in Austria next weekend, 20th/21st June, where two solid race finishes in rounds three and four are the Status Grand Prix driver’s primary objective. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Rio Haryanto receives grid penalty

Monte Carlo GP2 post qualifying quotes

Monte Carlo post qualifying quotes

Thoughts from Rossi, Marciello and Pic. Following  GP2 Series qualifying session at Monte Carlo, Rio Haryanto was handed a drop of 3 grid positions.

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May 12

Ocon called up to test for Force India F1 team

Second F1 test for GP3 Series leader

GP3 - Esteban Ocon (ART Grand Prix) GP3 Series leader Esteban Ocon has been called up to test for the Force India Formula One team this week in Barcelona.

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May 07

Mercedes-Benz support for Esteban Ocon in 2015

Reigning FIA Formula 3 European champion joins GP3 Series

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team2014 FIA Formula 3 European champion selected by Mercedes-Benz for racing support with contractual option for the future. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Mitch Gilbert looking forward to the first race of the season

With days to go until GP3 opener

Mitch Gilbert, Carlin, GP3 Test Barcelona-4224 Mitch Gilbert is looking forward to the first race of the season – as he counts down the days until the GP3 Series gets underway. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Varhaug fastest on day two in Barcelona

Jenzer Motorsport’s Pal Varhaug tops both sessions in Spain

GP3 - Pal Varhaug (Jenzer Motorsport)Norwegian Pal Varhaug clocked the fastest time in both the morning and afternoon session at the Circuit De Catalunya, Barcelona. His best time of 1:34.867 was set in the morning.

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Apr 22

Mardenborough quickest on day one

Carlin’s Jann Mardenborough fastest at Barcelona pre-season test

GP3 - Jann Mardenborough (Carlin) Brit Jann Mardenborough was in excellent form on the opening day of testing clocking the fastest time of the day and finishing P2 in the afternoon session. His best laptime of 1:34.910 remained unbeaten. Seb Morris (Status Grand Prix) topped the afternoon session. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Prince Khaled Bin Alwaleed announces investment in GP3 Series

Kevin Ceccon, Italian Champion is now set to inspire KBW companies on the race tracks

Prince Khaled Bin Alwaleed and Kevin Ceccon Kevin Ceccon, a 21-year old Italian driver is the new bet of First, the marketing company of KBW Investments. Kevin was a champion in Italian Auto GP.

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Apr 21

Final GP3 preseason test for Campos Racing in Barcelona (updated)

Alex Palou won´t be in Barcelona as he broke his clavicle

Campos Racing will enter three cars for Zaid Ashkanani, Samin Gómez and Alex Palou, who after leading the way in Valencia, will make his comeback with the GP3 car despite the Spanish youngster is still recovering from a recent injury.
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Apr 08

GP3 heads to Valencia for second pre-season test

Two day test session at Circuit Ricardo Tormo

GP3 heads to Valencia for second pre-season testThe GP3 Series travels to Valencia in Spain for the second pre-season test session ahead of the 2015 season. Circuit Ricardo Tormo hosts the two day test which will provide the teams with valuable data and set-up time with Round One fast approaching. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

GP3 preseason testing continues for Campos Racing in Valencia

Samin Gómez joins Palou and Ashkanani for testing with Campos Racing

Another two-day collective test “at home” for Campos Racing drivers, who will continue gaining experience with the GP3 cars.
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Apr 03

Pierre Gasly tops Day 3 (updated²)

DAMS driver sets quickest laptime at Bahrain International Circuit
GP2 - Pierre Gasly (DAMS) The final day of pre-season testing opened under clear blue skies and in hot temperatures at the Bahrain International Circuit. As the pitlane went green, the drivers fed onto the track eager to put their Soft Pirelli tyres to good use as early as possible. Stoffel Vandoorne led the way, but it was Marco Sorensen who set the early pace until his laptime was bettered first by Mitch Evans, then Nathanaël Berthon and Jordan King. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Nobuharu Matsushita tops Day 2

ART Grand Prix driver quickest at Bahrain International Circuit

GP2 - Nobuharu Matsushita (ART Grand Prix) The morning session on the second day of pre-season testing at the Bahrain International Circuit was delayed by one hour: a sandstorm hit the track the night before leaving sands in its wake. The circuit service and the teams were hard at work to clean the pitlane and the rest of the layout.

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Apr 02

Sirotkin leads the way in morning session

Rapax driver fastest in Sakir on day two

Sirotkin leads the way in morning sessionThe morning session on the second day of pre-season testing at the Bahrain International Circuit was delayed by one hour: a sandstorm hit the track the night before leaving sands in its wake.

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Apr 01

Jordan King quickest in Day 1 (updated)

Racing Engineering man tops first pre-season test day at Sakhir

GP2 - Jordan King (Racing Engineering) The second GP2 Series pre-season test session opened today at Bahrain International Circuit on a dusty track and in hot temperatures. This week, the teams and drivers will be busy preparing for the 2015 season which sees the introduction of the DRS. Pirelli have selected the Hard and Soft compounds for the three days. Read the rest of this entry »

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