Tag Archive: GP3

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 24

Ocon leads the way in Budapest GP3 Free Practice

ART Grand Prix’s Esteban Ocon fastest from Luca Ghiotto in Hungary
GP3 - Esteban Ocon (ART Grand Prix) In a sweltering forty-five minute free practice session, Mercedes backed and ART Grand Prix rookie Esteban Ocon topped the timings by a mere 0.038s. Series leader and Trident star Luca Ghiotto gave it his best shot to improve on the Frenchman’s time in the final stages to finish P2, whilst Arden International’s Emil Bernstorff pipped Marvin Kirchhöfer at the chequered flag for third fastest.

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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 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 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 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 10

Kirchhöfer victorious in Barcelona GP3 race 2 (updated²)

ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer converts great start into win in Spain
Gp3 - Marvin Kirchhofer (ART Grand Prix) A lightning getaway was pivotal for Marvin Kirchhöfer today. The German ace shot away from fourth on the grid into P2 and was ready to pounce when pole-sitter Antonio Fuoco (Carlin and Ferrari Academy driver) ran wide after just a few corners.

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May 07

Status GP to support Change Heroes

“This partnership with Change Heroes enables us to give something back”

Status Grand Prix Status Grand Prix is delighted to announce that it will be supporting Change Heroes during the 2015 GP2 and GP3 season and will be displaying the Change Heroes logo on all five race cars. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

GP3 driver Mitch Gilbert delighted to announce new sponsorship deal with Prince Lubricants

“We look forward to working with them during the season – hopefully it will be a winning partnership!”

Mitch Gilbert, Carlin, GP3 Test Barcelona-4224 Mitch Gilbert rounded off a busy winter with a major new sponsorship deal – in the shape of premium oil manufacturers Prince Lubricants. 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 »

May 05

New chapter about to begin for GP3 debutant Morris in Barcelona

“It should be a good first weekend in GP3″

GP3 - Seb Morris Multiple motor racing champion Seb Morris is just days away from his eagerly awaited race debut in FIA Formula One World Championship support category GP3, and the 19-year-old says he is as well prepared as possible ahead of the season curtain-raiser at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. 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 22

Mardenborough leads the way in morning GP3 test

Carlin’s Jann Mardenborough fastest on day one in Barcelona

Mardenborough leads the way in morning testBritish GP3 race winner Jann Mardenborough posted the fastest time of the morning session with a 1:34.910. Jenzer Motorsport’s Pal Varhaug and ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhofer were one tenth shy of the Carlin ace.

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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 13

Stanaway to start GP2 season with Status Grand Prix

GP3 graduate and WEC driver Richie Stanaway is set to begin the 2015 GP2 season with Status Grand Prix

Richie Stanaway The 23-year-old GP2 rookie impressed by topping the times at the Abu Dhabi pre-season test, followed by displaying competitive race pace in Bahrain last week.   Read the rest of this entry »

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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Mar 24

Mitch Gilbert sends out a message to his GP3 competitors after topping final session of first official test of the season

Mitch Gilbert was delighted to top the timesheet in the final session of the first official test of the GP3 season

GP3 - Mitchell Gilbert The 20-year-old, driving for new team Carlin for the first time, showed he’ll be one to watch when the season gets under way in May, after a strong couple of days in Estoril. Read the rest of this entry »

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