Tag Archive: GP3 Series

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

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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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May 08

American Santino Ferrucci continues as Haas F1 Team Development Driver

Eighteen-Year-Old Embedded with American Team while Racing in GP3 Series 

2017-05-08 - American Santino Ferrucci continues as Haas F1 Team Development DriverAmerican Santino Ferrucci will continue as a Haas F1 Team development driver in 2017 while simultaneously competing in his second fulltime season in the GP3 Series for DAMS. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 25

Boccolacci tops first day in Valencia

Frenchman heads morning, Russell tops afternoon  

GP3 - Dorian Boccolacci, Trident, Circuit Ricardo Tormo (Test)Dorian Boccolacci has carried over his Barcelona form to the new pre-season GP3 Series test at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, setting the fastest time of the first day in the morning session with a time of 1:21.191 to lead the way ahead of Jack Aitken and George Russell, who topped the afternoon session with a late lap of 1:21.814 ahead of Alessio Lorandi and Boccolacci. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 24

Final pre-season test opens in Valencia

GP3 reforms for last two day run in Spain

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat ValencianaThe 2017 GP3 Series season restarts tomorrow for the third and final pre-season test, to be held at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia on 25-26 April. The teams and drivers will use the 2 day test to finalise preparations for the opening race of the season, at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona on 12-14 May.

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Apr 20

Boccolacci tops day two of Barcelona test

Frenchman heads both sessions of final day  

GP3 - Dorian Boccolacci, Trident, Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona (Test) (2)Dorian Boccolacci has claimed the day two bragging rights by heading both sessions of today’s GP3 Series test session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, using the gloriously sunny but mild conditions to his advantage by claiming both top spots: this morning in a qualifying-style session with a time of 1:32.896, just 0.012s ahead of Nirei Fukuzumi and Jack Aitken, and this afternoon in a long run session with a lap of 1:34.022, well ahead of Alessio Lorandi and Tatiana Calderón. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 19

Fukuzumi leads first day in Barcelona

Japanese driver tops the afternoon session for day 1 honours

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona (Test)Nirei Fukuzumi has grabbed the top of the timesheets for the first day of the second GP3 Series pre-season test of 2017, leading the way this afternoon in a warm and dry session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona with an early laptime of 1:33.685, four tenths faster than ART teammate Anthoine Hubert and Arjun Maini, who claimed the honours in the morning’s wet/dry session. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 13

Prema Racing Bahrain preview

Prema Racing R01 Race preview

Prema Racing Bahrain preview 1The Prema team is ready for an exciting weekend between Al Sakhir and Silverstone. The Italian squad will line-up for the opening rounds of two of the most challenging series in the world this weekend, the FIA Formula 2 Championship and the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

Pirelli supplies a new era of Formula 2

Pirelli continues to supply tyres for the series formerly known as GP2

Pirelli supplies a new era of Formula 2A new season of Formula 1’s main feeder series begins in Bahrain this weekend under a new name of the FIA Formula 2 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Jack Aitken ends day 2 on top

British ace fastest in wet/dry, Russell fastest overall

GP3 - Jack Aitken, ART Grand PrixJack Aitken has grabbed the day 2 bragging rights by topping this afternoon’s session in mixed conditions on the final day of the first GP3 Series test session of 2017 at the Circuito de Estoril, easily surpassing George Russell’s best time in wet conditions this morning with a laptime of 1:28.125, but Russell claimed the overall honours with the best time of the test at 1:27.606, set yesterday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 21

GP3 season opens with Estoril test

Portugal circuit hosts first action of 2017

GP3 - Circuito de EstorilThe 2017 GP3 Series season opens this week with the first pre-season test, to be held at the Circuito de Estoril on 22-23 March. The teams and drivers will use the 2 day test to start preparations for the opening race of the season, at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on 12-14 May.

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Mar 21

Campos Racing adds Hyman and Siebert to its driver line for GP3 collective testing taking place in Portugal on 22-23 March

Siebert and Hyman join Falchero for GP3 testing at Estoril

585A7006Campos Racing will take part in GP3 Series’ collective testing scheduled at Autodromo do Estoril with their three Dallara GP3/16 cars. Julien Falchero, who was previously announced by Campos Racing for a full-season campaign in the GP3 Series, will be joined by Argentina’s Marcos Siebert and South Africa´s Raoul Hyman on Portuguese soil. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

Trident, Alesi back together for 2017 GP3 Series

The Trident line-up for the upcoming GP3 season is inching closer to its completion

Trident, Alesi back together for 2017 GP3 SeriesThe Italian squad is delighted to announce the return of Giuliano Alesi for his second season in the series under the Trident banner. The promising young racer, son of former F1 driver Jean Alesi, will run alongside the recently announced Kevin Jörg. Read the rest of this entry »

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