Tag Archive: GP3 Series

Jul 29

GP3: Aitken powers to Budapest victory

Briton dominates for first 2017 win in race 1

GP3 - Jack Aitken, Nirei Fukuzumi, Anthoine Hubert, ART Grand Prix, HungaroringJack Aitken has taken his first win of the season and given his championship challenge a boost with a crushing display of speed and maturity this afternoon in the GP3 Series Race 1 at the Hungaroring, easily controlling his pace as well as his rivals for a relatively simple victory ahead of ART teammates Nirei Fukuzumi and Anthoine Hubert.

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Jul 29

GP3: Russell steals top spot in practice

Briton grabs P1 from Hyman at flag in Budapest  

GP3 George Russell, ART Grand Prix, HungaroringGeorge Russell claimed the top spot in this afternoon’s free practice session at the Hungaroring with a late, fast lap as the chequered flag dropped, capping a fast and frantic session which saw the lead change countless times across the 45 minutes before the Briton finally snatched P1 from Raoul Hyman and Nirei Fukuzumi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

GP3 2017 Budapest, Hungary preview

2017 Round 4 preview

2017 Round 4 Preview: Budapest, Hungary

All there is to know about the fourth round of the season. Round 4 of the 2017 GP3 Series sees the grid form to race at the Hungaroring in Budapest, Hungary.

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Jul 27

GP3: Russell to join Budapest F1 test

Series leader to test on both days with Mercedes

Russell to join Budapest F1 testGeorge Russell will stay in Budapest following the upcoming Round 4 at the Hungaroring to join Mercedes AMG F1 for both days of the Formula 1 test at the circuit, on 1-2 August. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Williams Martini Racing confirms Luca Ghiotto for Hungary Young Driver Test

The 22-year-old will split driving duties with Felipe Massa

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce that Luca Ghiotto will make his Formula One debut with the team at next month’s young driver test in Hungary on 1-2 August. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

GP3: Alesi controls Race 2 for maiden win

Frenchman leads from lights to flag

GP3 - Giuliano Alesi, Race 2, SilverstoneGiuliano Alesi has dominated this morning’s Race 2 at Silverstone for his maiden GP3 win, leading all the way from lights to flag and controlling the pace all the way despite a close late battle behind him to lead home Jack Aitken and Niko Kari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

GP3: Hyman soars to maiden victory

South African dominates from lights to flag  

GP3 - Raoul Hyman, Campos Racing; Giuliano Alesi, Trident; Nirei Fukuzumi, ART Grand Prix Red Bull RingRaoul Hyman has opened his win account in the most emphatic way possible by crushing his rivals in this morning’s Race 2 at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, leading from lights to flag and controlling the race all the way through before easing off in the closing stages to win by a second from Giuliano Alesi and Nirei Fukuzumi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

GP3: Russell holds on for pole in Austria

Briton on top in hectic qualifying session

GP3 - George Russell, ART Grand Prix, Red Bull RingGeorge Russell emerged on top despite the best efforts of his rivals in this morning’s hectic qualifying session at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, defying the almost constantly changing timesheets to hang on for pole by less than a tenth from ART teammate Jack Aitken and Dorian Boccolacci.

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Jul 07

GP3: Siebert on top in Austrian free practice

Argentinean leads the way in Spielberg
Siebert on top in Austrian free practiceMarcos Siebert has grabbed the bragging rights by topping the timesheets in this afternoon’s busy free practice at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, claiming the top spot late in a hot and sunny session with a laptime of 1:19.703 to lead the way just ahead of Santino Ferrucci and Nirei Fukuzumi.

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Jul 06

GP3: 2017 Round 2 preview, Spielberg, Austria

All there is to know about the second round of the season

2017 Round 2 preview: Spielberg, AustriaThe GP3 Series returns this weekend for the 2nd round of the 2017 season at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria following a successful test at the Hungaroring in Budapest to keep the entire grid sharp and ready ahead of what promises to be an exciting, frenetic pair of races to open the floodgates of 3 rounds across the month of July. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Tatiana Calderon: “My brother says this sport is for girls”

Colombian driver is proving her sibling right

Tatiana Calderon: “My brother says this sport is for girls”Tatiana Calderon, who has recently increased her involvement in the FIA’s Women in Motorsport programme in line with the announcement of her GP3 Series drive with DAMS and her appointment as development driver for Sauber F1 Team, has no illusions about her ambitions within the sport which she calls home: “For me I want to beat everybody: not as a woman, but as a racing driver.

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Jun 17

George Russell: “My number 1 priority is GP3”

An in-depth interview with Art’s ace

George Russell: “My number 1 priority is GP3”Almost every racing driver would love to be in George Russell’s position. A drive with the most successful team in the GP3 Series? Check. Young driver programme with the reigning Formula 1 champions? Check. But how does it feel to be in the young Briton’s shoes?

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Jun 08

GP3 Drivers in Budapest for final test

Arden Motorsport 

GP3 Drivers in Budapest for Final TestThe 2017 GP3 Series season continued in Budapest for the fourth test. The drivers used this 2 day test to finalise preparations for the next round of the season, at the Red Bull Ring in Austria on 7-9 July. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

Nirei Fukuzumi ends midseason testing on top

ART Grand Prix driver quickest in Budapest

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi (ART Grand Prix)Honda protégé Nirei Fukuzumi set a blazing laptime of 1:31.943 in this morning’s final testing day at the Hungaroring in Budapest to top the overall times for the two days in Budapest, while in the afternoon Raoul Hyman was quickest of a studious session.

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Jun 06

George Russell sets the pace in Day 1

Briton quickest in first day of mid-season test at Hungaroring

George Russell (ART Grand Prix)The GP3 Series paddock has gathered at the Hungaroring in Budapest for a two day test mid-season session ahead of Round 2 at the Red Bull Ring in Austria next month. ART’s George Russell was the quickest man in both sessions of the opening day, with a fastest laptime of 1:32.159 set in the morning session, ahead of Dorian Boccolacci and Alessio Lorandi in P2 and P3 of the overall timings.

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Jun 05

Mid-season test opens in Budapest

GP3 teams congregate for two day run in Hungary

Mid-season test opens in Budapest  The 2017 GP3 Series season continues tomorrow for a fourth test, to be held at the Hungaroring in Budapest, Hungary on 6-7 June. The teams and drivers will use the 2 day test to finalise preparations for the next round of the season, at the Red Bull Ring in Austria on 7-9 July.

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May 22

Robert Visoiu confirmed at Campos Racing for the remainder of the Formula 2 season

The Romanian driver will pilot the #12 Dallara of Campos Racing for the remainder of the FIA Formula Two season

_DSC0179Campos Racing is pleased to announce the signing of Romanian driver Robert Visoiu (Pitești, 10 February 1996) for the remaining nine events of the 2017 FIA Formula Two Championship. Visoiu started racing single seaters in 2011 to participate in several minor series and then progressing to experience others top championships such as the GP3 Series and the GP2 Series.

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May 13

GP3: Aitken flies to Barcelona pole

Briton tops dramatic first qualifying session

GP3 - Jack Aitken, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaJack Aitken emerged on top of this morning’s season-opening qualifying session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, finding a gap in traffic and soaring to pole in the closing minutes of the session to deny teammate Nirei Fukuzumi and Dorian Boccolacci by just over a tenth. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11

Arjun Maini joins Haas F1 Team as Development Driver

Nineteen-Year-Old Racer from India Pairs with Santino Ferrucci at American Team

2017-05-11 - Arjun Maini joins Haas F1 Team as Development DriverHaas F1 Team has signed Indian racer Arjun Maini as a development driver alongside 18-year-old American Santino Ferrucci.

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May 08

South-African Hyman, Argentinean Siebert and Frenchman Falchero will team-up to drive for Campos Racing’s three-car team

Hyman and Siebert sign to drive for Campos Racing in GP3 Series

Campos RacingCampos Racing is pleased to announce that South-African Raoul Hyman and Argentinean Marcos Siebert will race alongside Frenchman Julien Falchero in the GP3 Series, whose curtain raiser event will take place at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya next weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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