Tag Archive: GP3 Series

Jan 23

ART Grand Prix 2018 GP3 Series line-up

Anthoine Hubert stays with ART Grand Prix for 2018 season

ART Grand Prix has confirmed that Anthoine Hubert will continue his motorsport career with a second consecutive season in its GP3 team.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

2017’s GP3 top 3 make Formula 2 step

Russell, Aitken and Fukuzumi confirmed on 2018 grid

The top three drivers in the 2017 GP3 Series have all earned steps up to Formula 2 for 2018, underlining the strength of Formula 1’s feeder categories in providing opportunities to talented young drivers.

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Jan 16

Renault aim to emulate Mercedes engine and junior driver tie-up

“In my opinion, an important element will be how we leverage our engine supplier activity”

2017-06-09-13-49-26_1269Renault Sport F1 Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul is eager to install a similar structure used by Mercedes to give opportunities to its junior drivers with customer engine supply deals. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

Finnish driver Niko Kari will compete in the GP3 Series for a second full season, having completed a deal with MP Motorsport

Niko Kari switches to MP Motorsport for second full season in GP3

images/2018/GP3_Series/16-01-18_PB_Kari/540_kari_portret.jpgThe Dutch team will make its series debut in 2018 after taking over the DAMS team’s GP3 entry. Kari took his first win in GP3 last year.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 08

Simo Laaksonen to make move to GP3 Series with Campos Racing

Campos Racing is proud to announce that Finland’s Simo Laaksonen will join the outfit to compete in the 2018 GP3 Series

Laaksonen_1The Finnish driver steps out to the GP3 Series following a successful debut season with Campos Racing in the Euroformula F3 Open. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

Mecachrome Motorsport look ahead to WEC Super Season

Following the commitment of a number of teams to next WEC campaign

Image result for mecachrome logoMecachrome Motorsport, who build and develop engines for the FIA Formula 2 Championship and GP3 Series, and are also a major supplier for Renault Sport Racing’s Formula 1 engine, are looking forward to making their mark in the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season with a brand new LMP1 engine. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

GP3: Habsburg tops final day of Yas Marina test

Austrian leads morning session, Hughes tops afternoon

Habsburg tops final day of Yas Marina test

Ferdinand Habsburg has claimed the top spot for day 3 of the 2017 post-season GP3 Series test at the Yas Marina Circuit, stopping the clock at 1:54.869 in the morning session by over a tenth from teammate Jehan Daruvala and Nikita Mazepin and ensuring newcomers MP Motorsport topped all 3 days of the test, while Jake Hughes led throughout the afternoon session with a time of 1:55.578, less than a tenth ahead of Niko Kari and Daruvala. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

GP3: Kari tops day two of Yas Marina test

Finn heads morning, Pulcini tops afternoon session

Kari tops day two of Yas Marina testNiko Kari continued where he left off yesterday by setting the pace once again on day 2 of the 2017 post-season GP3 Series test at the Yas Marina Circuit, stopping the clock at 1:54.733 this morning and beating his best time from yesterday by 0.2s and lead the way from Leonardo Pulcini and Giuliano Alesi by almost four tenths in the session, while Leonardo Pulcini claimed the honours this afternoon with a time of 1:55.210 by two tenths from Callum Ilott and Nikita Mazepin.

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Nov 30

GP3: Kari leads the way on day 1 in Abu Dhabi

Finn tops morning, Ilott heads afternoon session

Kari leads the way on day 1 in Abu DhabiNiko Kari has got the 2017 post-season GP3 Series test underway in fine form after topping day 1 at the Yas Marina Circuit, stopping the clock at 1:54.960 in the morning session to claim the top spot by almost 0.2s from Alessio Lorandi and Giuliano Alesi, while Callum Ilott headed the afternoon session with a time of 1:55.277, just ahead of Alesi and Leonardo Pulcini.          Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 30

Trident Motorsport F2 & GP3 – Abu Dhabi post season test

Busy Days at Yas Marina Circuit

Trident RacingTeam Trident is set for the last collective test session of the season. It will be a very important opportunity to evaluate new drivers and lay the groundwork for 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 29

GP3: 2017 Post-season test opens in Abu Dhabi

First of 3 testing days starts tomorrow

F2 - Yas Marina CircuitThe post-season GP3 Series test opens tomorrow, 30th November, at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, a three day test at the venue of last weekend’s final round of the 2017 season which will be the first opportunity for some drivers to work with their new teams, and others to be evaluated for a potential race seat for the 2018 season.

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Nov 26

GP3: Boccolacci signs off with maiden win (updated)

Frenchman flies to victory in final race of 2017  

Boccolacci signs off with maiden win

Dorian Boccolacci finally grabbed his elusive maiden win in this afternoon’s Race 2 at the Yas Marina Circuit, making a strong start before overtaking for the lead early in the race and then soaring off into the distance in the last race of the 2017 GP3 Series, ahead of teammate Ryan Tveter and Daniel Ticktum. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 25

GP3: Kari soars to maiden victory (updated)

Finn flies to Race 1 win in Abu Dhabi

Kari soars to maiden victoryNiko Kari drove a perfect race in this afternoon’s Race 1 at the Yas Marina Circuit, pushing up to the lead at the start and absorbing all the pressure his rivals could through at him, along with a couple of VSC periods, for his maiden win in the GP3 Series ahead of 2017 champion George Russell and Arjun Maini. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

GP3: Russell strikes back for fourth pole

Champion on top in qualifying, ART top every pole for 2017

Russell strikes back for fourth pole

George Russell pulled out a champion’s drive in this afternoon’s qualifying session at the Yas Marina Circuit: the Briton defied the difficulty of jumping from GP3 to F1 with Force India and back today with a stunning last lap to claim his fourth pole position of the season (and rounding out 2017 by ensuring that ART Grand Prix grabbed every pole of the year) by three tenths from Arden International teammates Leonardo Pulcini and Niko Kari.

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Nov 24

GP3: Kari grabs the honours in free practice

Finn flies to fastest lap in Abu Dhabi

Kari grabs the honours in free practice

Niko Kari has laid down a marker for his rivals for the final round of the 2017 season by claiming the top spot on his final lap of the Yas Marina Circuit in this morning’s free practice session, biding his time before claiming the honours when his rivals had no chance to usurp him for a laptime that was less than a tenth faster than Dorian Boccolacci and Nirei Fukuzumi.

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Nov 17

Ralph Boschung to drive at Super Formula test

Swiss ace Ralph Boschung will tackle the official Super Formula rookie test for a 2017 front-running team

After an impressive maiden FIA Formula 2 Championship season – in which he scored a pole position and three points finishes – the 20-year-old has been selected to drive at the world-famous Suzuka Circuit on 7 December.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

GP3: Vote for the Dallara Award for Best Helmet

The nominations are now open

Vote for the Dallara Award for Best HelmetThe nominations for the Dallara Award for the Best Helmet in the GP3 Series are now open! The prestigious award is voted on by the fans, which means you can help your favourite driver win! Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

GP3 Series 2018 season calendar unveiled

Nine events comprise new season, all taking place alongside Formula OneTM

GP3 Series 2018 season calendar unveiled

GP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2018 calendar. This season, the Series will be contested over a total of nine rounds, one more than in 2017, with all rounds taking place as support events to the Formula OneTM World Championship.

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Oct 16

MP Motorsport takeover DAMS’ 2018 team entry

Dutch team entered for GP3 Series’ next season

MP Motorsport takeover DAMS’ 2018 team entryGP3 Series organisers confirm that MP Motorsport have found an agreement to takeover DAMS’ entry. This will be effective at the end of the 2017 season with the new Dutch team running for the first time in the Series during the post-season tests which will take place at Yas Marina Circuit from 30th of November to 2nd of December.

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Oct 13

Brendon Hartley to race with Scuderia Toro Rosso in Austin

Never say never

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso New Zealander Brendon Hartley will race for Scuderia Toro Rosso at the next round of the Formula 1 World Championship, the USA Grand Prix in Austin, as Pierre Gasly will be racing in Japan for the last race of the Super Formula Championship in Suzuka. Read the rest of this entry »

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