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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 13

Russell storms to top in practice

Briton leads the way in Silverstone
Russell storms to top in practiceGeorge Russell has claimed the top spot in this afternoon’s free practice session in Silverstone, blasting past everyone as the session closed with a stunning lap to grab P1 in an ART block out of the top four places ahead of Nirei Fukuzumi, Jack Aitken and Anthoine Hubert.

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Jul 13

GP3 2017 Round 3 Preview: Silverstone, Great Britain

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

2017 Round 3 preview: Silverstone, Great BritainThe GP3 Series returns this weekend for the third round of the 2017 season in Silverstone, Great Britain fresh on the heels of a successful weekend in Spielberg, Austria.

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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 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 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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Jun 02

Julien Falchero has a new way to work, with a little help from a friend

The French Revolution

The French RevolutionMost people think that the only thing you need to be a successful racer is speed. If a kid has speed, the saying goes, then the rest can be learnt: you can’t learn speed. We’ve all heard this saying, maybe you’ve even said it.

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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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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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Feb 08

GP3: Arden announces 2017 driver line-up

Niko Kari, Leonardo Pulcini and Steijn Schothorst join Arden

Arden announces 2017 driver line-up

Arden International is pleased to announce the teams completed driver line up in the 2017 GP3 Series championship.

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Nov 03

Stats of 2016 GP3 title contenders

We review the stats of the three title contenders ahead of the final round

Stats of 2016 Title ContendersAfter eight thrilling rounds of fierce competition in the 2016 GP3 Series season, the title battle goes to the wire at Yas Marina Circuit on November 26-27.

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Oct 07

DRS to be added to GP3 car for 2017 season

Exclusive Q & A with Didier Perrin

DRS to be added to GP3 car for 2017 seasonFor the 2017 season, DRS (Drag Reduction System) will be added to the GP3 car following in the footsteps of GP2 Series and Formula 1.

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Sep 23

Alessio Lorandi joins Jenzer Motorsport in GP3

Italian will drive for Swiss outfit for final two races

Alessio Lorandi joins Jenzer MotorsportWe are pleased to announce a new driver in our team for the next race of the GP3 Series, taking place at Sepang (Malaysia) in one week’s time as a support event in the Formula 1 race program: Alessio Lorandi, 18-years old, from Salò, Italy.

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Mar 03

Positive conclusions from two day shakedown

Third generation car shows strong reliability in Magny-Cours

GP3 - Matevos Isaakyan (Koiranen GP) It was another fruitful day for the shakedown of the third generation car at Magny-Cours in France. The GP3/16 was once again run on track with all seven teams using just one car only. The purpose of this was for the squads to learn how to operate the brand new machine and to test its reliability. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 06

Arden International, GP3 Series driver announcement

Bosak signs for Arden Internationl’s GP3 team

GP3 - Arden International - Alex Bosak Polish driver, Alex Bosak (21) signs for Arden International’s GP3 team for the 2015 Season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 18

Atech Grand Prix becomes Bamboo Engineering

British team joins forces with GP3 team Atech

tamasmonzaGP3 SeriesGP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce that Atech Grand Prix and Bamboo Engineering have joined forces and will compete in GP3 for the 2013-2015 seasons under the name of the Silverstone Technology Park-based team. Founded in 2009, Bamboo Engineering have competed in the prestigious World Touring Car Championship. The newly-named team will run their GP3/13 cars for the first time on February 20-22 for the first official pre-season testing of year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

19 year old British racer Alice Powell clinched her first GP3 Series Drivers’ Championship point in the season finale at Monza this weekend.

First Point for Powell and a Female Driver in GP3 Season Finale at Monza

GP3 - Alice Powell Status Grand Prix at GP3 Monza 2012 low res CREDIT Daniel at LAT PhotographicStatus Grand PrixShe is also the first female driver to score a point in the Series, making history at the iconic Italian track. It was Alice’s first time at the Autodromo Nationale Monza and her weekend kicked off with free practice on Friday. It was a productive session as Alice learnt the track and worked with her Status Grand Prix team to set-up the car and get to grips with the hard tyre option. She ended the day in a comfortable 12th position on the time sheets.

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