Tag Archive: Motopark Academy

Mar 27

Christopher Zanella returns for F2 title attack

2011 runner-up eyes Williams F1 prize

F2 - Christopher Zanella portraitF2 - Christopher Zanella2011 FIA Formula Two runner-up Christopher Zanella has his sights firmly set on championship victory and the Williams F1 prize test after confirming he is to return to the series in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Auto GP keeps attracting more and more interest as Austrian Team Zele-Racing is ready to join the Championship for 2012 and beyond.

Zele Racing targets Auto GP commitment

ZeleRacingFounded (in 2002) and managed by Michael Zele, the outfit has a broad experience: it raced in World Series by Nissan, Superfund Euro3000 and was involved in several projects such as the stillborn Formula Superfund from 2005 until 2007. It also joined forces with german Motopark Academy (Formula Renault) in 2008 and Epsilon Barazi (LMS and British F3) in 2009, experiences that brought the team an impressive amount of data and knowledge.

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Apr 10

Formula 3 Euro Series presents itself in Wiesbaden

At the occasion of the DTM pre-season launch.

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesDTM logoThe Formula 3 Euro Series presented itself in bright sunshine in the city centre of Wiesbaden. Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam), who is leading the drivers’ standings with a six points’ margin over his team-mate and compatriot Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam), and Gianmarco Raimondo (Motopark Academy) represented the world’s toughest junior race series, which has seven rounds as a partner category of the DTM this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Formula 3 Euro Series season kick-off

At Le Castellet

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesPaul Ricard HTTTThis weekend, the Formula 3 Euro Series is going to kick off the ninth season of its history – in France, at Le Castellet’s 5.791-kilometre circuit. And the entrants will have to cope with several innovations: for the first time since the Euro Series’ creation in 2003, series partner Kumho provides a completely new tyre spec – and the race weekends comprise three instead if two races. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 23

FIA Super License for Formula 3 talents – new F3 Trophy

2010 Formula 3 Euro Series once again a major media success

Flagworld - FIAOn 10th December, the Motor-Sport World Council of the International Automobile Association, FIA, has agreed upon announcing the ’FIA International Formula 3 Trophy’, thus increasing the value of the Formula 3 sport. This additional ranking embraces six already existing FIA approved Formula 3 events. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

Much interest in the 2011 Formula 3 Euro Series

The Formula 3 Euro Series planning for the 2011 season is running flat out.

Edoardo Mortara - F3 wins MacauUp to 1st December, six teams already have expressed their interest in contesting the 2011 season and entered a total of 16 cars. The teams Signature, Prema Powerteam, Mücke Motorsport and Motopark Academy will continue their involvement in the series, with Performance Racing and HS Technik representing the new assets on the Euro Series grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg: Juncadella wins final race

Wittmann claims runner-up spot

Hockenheimring Baden-WürttembergDaniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam) won the final round of the 2010 Formula 3 Euro Series. With his maiden victory, the Spaniard also claimed the first win of the season of the Prema Powerteam. Roberto Merhi (Mücke Motorsport) finished second. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg: Mortara wins again

Félix da Costa claims rookie title

Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg

In the rain at Hockenheim, Edoardo Mortara (Signature) confirmed the strong form he had already been showing throughout the season. Having been crowned as the new champion four weeks ago already, he scored his seventh win of the season at the 3.736 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg: Champion Mortara first

Marroc sparks a surprise

Hockenheimring Baden-WürttembergEven after having secured the title, Edoardo Mortara (Signature, 1:18.604 minutes) is showing maximum commitment, claiming his fifth fastest qualifying time of the season. Surprisingly, his main rival was Nicolas Marroc (Prema Powerteam, 1:18.896 minutes). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Still to be found: the runner-up and the best rookie

Who will finish runner-up behind Edoardo Mortara?

This weekend, the Formula 3 Euro Series is going to hold its season finale, with the Hockenheim Baden-Württemberg traditionally being the venue of this event.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Rookie Jim Pla wins first Euro Series race

Signature: portrait of the Euro Series team champion

Jim Pla (ART Grand Prix) has won the 16th season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series at the 3.969 kilometres long Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. The rookie from France was followed home by Marco Wittmann (Signature) and Nicolas Marroc (Prema Powerteam). With his second place and the retirement of his opponent Valtteri Bottas (ART Grand Prix), Wittmann is now eight points ahead of Finn Bottas in the battle for runner-up spot. Already-crowned champion Edoardo Mortara (Signature) already retired on the opening lap. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Oschersleben : Valtteri Bottas wins, Edoardo Mortara new champion (+ results)

 Edoardo Mortara: portrait of the Euro Series champion 

Edoardo Mortara (Signature) is the new Formula 3 Euro Series’ champion. For the 23-year old Italian, sixth place at Oschersleben was enough, as his only remaining rival Marco Wittmann (Signature) only finished one place behind Mortara. The Signature driver claimed the maiden drivers’ title in the Formula 3 Euro Series for his engine partner Volkswagen. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

First pole for Valtteri Bottas in 2010

At the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben

With a margin of over half a second, Valtteri Bottas (ART Grand Prix, 1:20.412 minutes) secured himself pole position for the 15th season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

First match point for Edoardo Mortara

There is only one driver who could stop him on the way to championship: his team-mate Marco Wittmann.

F3 - Edoardo MortaraIn early September at Brands Hatch, Team Signature succeeded in securing the Formula 3 Euro Series team title early and now, the French squad’s driver Edoardo Mortara has got the chance of following his team’s footsteps by securing the drivers’ championship early on the coming race weekend, held at the 3.696-kilometre Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Brands Hatch: Félix da Costa race winner (+results)

Signature claims teams’ title

 For the third time in a row, António Félix da Costa (Motopark Academy) won a race of the Formula 3 Euro Series on Sunday. The Portuguese won ahead of Carlos Muñoz (Mücke Motorsport) and Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Signature locks out the podium (+results)

“Once I was in front, I really cheered in the car.” -Mortara

At the 1.929 kilometres short Brands Hatch Indy circuit, Edoardo Mortara (Signature) scored his sixth race win in the 2010 Formula 3 Euro Series and his fifth consecutive victory on a Saturday. With this result, the Geneva-based Italian further extends his points’ lead in the Formula 3 Euro Series and is now 26 points clear of Marco Wittmann (Signature). The German ended up third in the 13th season round behind Mortara and Belgian Laurens Vanthoor (Signature). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Formula 3 Euro Series at Brands Hatch: they’re all after Mortara

Rounds number 13 and 14 at Brands Hatch this weekend

The final third of the season of the 18 rounds’ 2010 Formula 3 Euro Series gets underway with rounds number 13 and 14 at Brands Hatch this weekend. Edoardo Mortara (Signature) has been in the lead of the points’ standings since the beginning of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Juncadella tops eventful qualifying session at Spa-Francorchamps (+results)

It was all about the tricky track conditions in this mornings qualifying session.

GP3 Series

Tech 1 Racings Daniel Juncadella has claimed his first GP3 Series pole position today in one of the most unpredictable qualifying sessions of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Formula 3 Euro Series also a major media hit

New in 2010: national live coverage of every Formula 3 Euro Series race

F3 Euroseries 2010-08-08 01For a long time, now, the Formula 3 Euro Series has been established as the most competitive young-gun series on our planet – but it also represents a true media highlight. The recently published media-data half time balance (period of time: 1st November, 2009, to 31st July 2010) once again proves this fact in impressive style. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

Top 3 within one second (+results)

Mortara in front

Currently, Edoardo Mortara (Signature, 1:22.658 minutes) is the benchmark in the Formula 3 Euro Series. At the 3.629 kilometres long Nürburgring sprint circuit, the Italian set the fastest time in qualifying for the third time in a row. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

End of the summer break

The hunt for leader Mortara starts

In the Eifel, the Formula 3 Euro Series season reaches its half-way point this weekend. The unofficial title of ’half time champion’ can’t be taken away from Edoardo Mortara (Signature), as the Geneva-based Italian comes to the 3.629 kilometres long Nürburgring with a margin of 15 points. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Valtteri Bottas celebrates maiden win in Formula 3 Euro Series (+results)

After his seventh podium finish of the season, Mortara remains the points’ leader.

After two victories in the Masters of Formula 3, Valtteri Bottas (ART Grand Prix) finally has scored his maiden race win in the Formula 3 Euro Series at the 2.3 kilometres long Norisring. The Finn, who was the best-placed rookie in last year’s standings, was accompanied on the podium by Marco Wittmann (Signature) and Edoardo Mortara (Signature). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

1-2 for Signature at Norisring (+results)

 Mortara ahead of Wittmann

With his third victory of the season, Edoardo Mortara (Signature) extended his lead in the drivers’ standings of the Formula 3 Euro Series. The Italian now has 16 points more than Marco Wittmann (Signature), who finished second in his home race at the 2.3 kilometres long Norisring in Nuremberg. Valtteri Bottas (ART Grand Prix) and Alexander Sims (ART Grand Prix) followed the Signature duo across the finish line. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Kevin Magnussen wins at Euro Series debut (+results)

“My race was fantastic, I was able to pull clear immediately.” -Magnussen

Kevin Magnussen (Motopark Academy) scored his first win on his debut in the Formula 3 Euro Series. Coming home second in the sixth season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series near Valencia, Nicolas Marroc (Prema Powerteam) scored his first podium finish in the Euro Series, just like Magnussen. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Merhi and Juncadella want to make the spaniards cheer

Formula 3 Euro Series round #3

On its third race weekend of the 2010 season, the Formula 3 Euro Series enters virgin soil. Never before in its seven years of history has the series contested a race at Valencia’s Circuit Ricardo Tormo. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Euro Series youngsters provide a lot of action and excitement

 The battle between the engine manufacturers is thrilling, too.

The first four races of the 2010 Formula 3 Euro Series are now behind us and it already becomes clear that this year is thrilling as hardly ever before. Four different young drivers notched up a winner’s trophy and eleven drivers have already scored points. On top of the points’ standings, Edoardo Mortara (Signature) and Marco Wittmann (Signature) are head to head, but other drivers are within striking distance. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Formula 3 Euro Series in front of the Kurhaus in Wiesbaden

Next weekend, drivers in the F3 Euro Series will be contesting their 3rd and 4th season rounds

At the occasion of the DTM pre-season launch, the Formula 3 Euro Series also presented itself this weekend to a 110,000 strong crowd. For the first time, the event took place in the city of Wiesbaden. The premiere was a huge success. In bright sunshine, the Formula 3 Euro Series was represented by Marco Wittmann (Signature) and the teams Motopark Academy and Prema Powerteam. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Rookies dominate pre-season tests

Barcelona and Valencia test sessions

On the official days of Formula 3 Euro series testing, at Barcelona and Valencia (both Spain), teams and drivers prepared for the season kick-off that will be held at Le Castellet, France, in two and half weeks. In the tests, the rookies Carlos Muñoz (Mücke Motorsport), Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam) and António Félix da Costa (Motopark Academy) succeeded in delivering in particularly impressive style. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Jean Karl Vernay wins dramatic finale at Hockenheim

“The race was really crazy” -Jean Karl Vernay

Jean Karl Vernay (Signature) decided the finale of the Formula 3 Euro Series at the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg in his favour. In an exciting race, he overtook erstwhile leader Christopher Zanella (Motopark Academy) on the final lap. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

Two premieres: Motopark wins, Shaaban on the podium

“Now, I am very optimistic for the two remaining events of thus season.” -Renger van der Zande

Victory in the race of the Formula 3 Euro Series race at the 2.977 kilometres long Circuit de Catalunya on Sunday went to Renger van der Zande (Motopark Academy). The Dutchman secured the maiden win for the Oschersleben-based team already in its first season in Formula 3. Read the rest of this entry »

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