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Nov 26

GP3 Series Round 9 Preview – Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi

What a weekend we have in store!

GP3 Series Round 9 Preview - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi Last week GP3 Series made its debut in Sakhir around the Bahrain International Circuit. It was Esteban Ocon who took first blood by claiming his second consecutive pole by half a second over Luca Ghiotto.

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Nov 19

Alfonso Celis joins Sahara Force India as development driver

Sahara Force India is pleased to announce the signing of Mexican racer, Alfonso Celis, as a development driver

The 19-year-old will get his first experience of Formula One power behind the wheel of the VJM08 at the season-ending Abu Dhabi test – sharing driving duties with Nico Hulkenberg.

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Nov 13

GP3 Series increases number of cars per team

Teams allowed four cars starting from 2016

GP3.16MainPic Following a request from the teams, GP3 Series organisers have decided to allow them to line up a maximum of four cars per squad instead of the three that is currently authorised.

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Oct 16

Smells like Team Spirit

The GP2-GP3 teams show us who truly has the best Team Spirit

Smells like Team SpiritEver wondered which GP2-GP3 squad has the best team spirit? At the end of the season, we have a new award to hand out at our prestigious Prize Giving Ceremony for the best Team Spirit Selfie.

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Oct 09

Vandoorne tops GP2 Sochi free practice

Series leader sets quickest laptime of the session

Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) McLaren tester and Series leader Stoffel Vandoorne was on top form in this morning’s free practice at the Sochi Autodrom. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Stoneman joins Carlin for Sochi

British driver to race in Russia

Stoneman joins Carlin for SochiDean Stoneman will race for Carlin this weekend in Sochi for the ninth round of the 2015 GP2 Series which will take place at the Russian circuit for only the second time. Stoneman has been a front runner throughout the season in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series and now joins Carlin to race alongside Sean Gelael in Sochi.

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Oct 01

Status Grand Prix GP3 statement

“We now look forward to finishing the 2015 GP2 and GP3 seasons on a high”

Status Grand Prix Team Principal, Teddy Yip Jr “Status Grand Prix has not renewed entry into the , GP3 Series from 2016 onwards in order to maximise focus on our GP2 campaign.
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Oct 01

DAMS enter GP3 Series for 2016

DAMS’ foray into the GP3 Series means that their Formula Renault 3.5 Series programme will stop at the end of this year

DAMS enter GP3 Series for 2016 Multiple title-winners DAMS are set to open a new chapter in their glorious history by entering the highly competitive GP3 Series in 2016.

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Oct 01

GP3 Series reveal line up for 2016-18

Eight teams given entry for next three-year cycle

GP3 SeriesGP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the teams that have been selected to compete in the 2016-2018 seasons. Six current GP3 teams will continue since Arden International, ART Grand Prix, Campos Racing, Jenzer Motorsport, Koiranen GP and Trident have been selected.

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Aug 21

Ghiotto flies in Spa-Francorchamps GP3 free practice

Trident’s Luca Ghiotto fastest in Belgium

GP3 - Luca Ghiotto (Trident)Luca Ghiotto made his intentions clear for the weekend by posting the quickest time in the forty-five minute Free Practice session at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.

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Aug 17

Lynn: Williams F1 drive would be a dream

The 21 year-old is considered Britain’s leading junior prospect having won the GP3 Series on his first attempt in 2014

Lynn: Williams F1 drive would be a dreamGP2 Series race winner Alex Lynn is excited by the prospect of becoming a Williams F1 driver in the future, calling it a ‘dream’ of his. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

Morris targeting big gains at Spa as GP3 Series reaches midway point

Spa is one of the greatest challenges on the GP3 calendar

Seb Morris 2First year GP3 Series racer Seb Morris is eyeing a step-up in performance and competitiveness when the category reaches its midway point at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium next weekend, 22nd/23rd August, with a return to the points the Welshman’s chief aim. Read the rest of this entry »

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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