Both Bruno and the team learned a lot about the new car and there has been a huge step forward in lap times with a 1.2 seconds improvements in set up. After a good P8 in Qualifying, we ended with a P11 in race 1, a DNF in Race 2 and a P10 on Race 3.
Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam, 1m22.950s) proved to once again be unbeatable on the second day of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship test at the 4.318-kilometre long Red Bull Ring. At the end of the day, the Briton was the only driver who broke the 1:23-minute barrier. Behind Ilott, Maximilian Günther (Prema Powerteam, 1m23,086s)
Hillspeed with Cliff Dempsey Racing has today (28 March) completed its 2017 BRDC British Formula 3 Championship line-up by signing German driver Nick Worm.
Following the pre-season test at Hungaroring, the FIA has gathered the drivers entered for the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship for a training course. With the FIA’s recent work in completing and formalising the structure of the single-seater pyramid from Karting to Formula One, driver education is an important element of ensuring drivers are in top form.
Today Lance Stroll, the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Champion, and Antonio Giovinazzi, runner-up in the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, have taken part in their first Formula 1 race. In Melbourne’s Albert Park Williams Martini Racing driver Stroll had to retire, while Giovinazzi brought home a 12th place for his Sauber F1 Team.
On the second day of the official FIA Formula 3 European Championship pre-season test at the Hungaroring, Briton Harrison Newey (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1m34.012s) proved to be the quickest, with his compatriots Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam, 1m34.040s) and rookie Lando Norris (Carlin, 1m34.125s) finishing second and third respectively.
Briton Lando Norris (Carlin, 1m34.893s) set the fastest lap time on the first of the two days of FIA Formula 3 European Championship pre-season testing. At the 4.381-kilometre long Hungaroring, the rookie was 0.059 seconds faster than Joey Mawson (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1m34.952s), who also is about to start into his rookie season.
After a strong first season in British Formula 3, Enaam Ahmed is looking to build on his 2016 successes and says, ahead of the season opener in Cheshire, that “the goal heading to Oulton Park is simply to win.”
The FIA Formula 3 European Championship has confirmed 20 cars in its application process for the 2017 season. It is only a few more weeks before the FIA F3 European Championship starting lights will be switched off for the first time this year – in mid-April at Silverstone.
Walter Mertes has been involved in motor racing for more than 40 years. For 26 years now, he has been responsible for sponsoring and marketing of the DTM, inter alia as board member of the DTM umbrella organisation ITR.
Australian Harry Hayek will graduate from FIA F4 to the UK’s premier single-seater championship for 2017, as he joins Double R Racing for a full campaign in BRDC British Formula 3, it has been confirmed today (11 March).
FIA Single-Seater Commission President Stefano Domenicali looks at the most recent changes to technical regulations in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship and how the series has progressed in recent years The chassis for the FIA Formula 3 European Championship has been significantly updated for the coming season. For 2017 safety and performance upgrades have […] The post The 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship car – another step forward appeared first on FIA Formula 3 European Championship. ...
Kenyan driver Jeremy Wahome will return to Chris Dittmann Racing for the 2017 BRDC British Formula 3 season, it has been confirmed today (3 March).
Fortec Motorsports has today (3 March) completed its 2017 BRDC British Formula 3 line-up by signing Venezuelan Manuel Maldonado, cousin of F1 race-winner Pastor.
Gunther, 19, was runner-up to Williams F1 newcomer and Prema teammate Lance Stroll in F3 last year, and was signed by Mercedes' DTM branch as a test and reserve driver. He'd joined Prema from Mucke, having raced for the Berlin-based outfit in German entry-level series ADAC Formel Masters, where he was runner-up in two successive campaigns, and the 2015 edition European F3.
The 18-year-old, who will become the youngest ever female driver to compete in British F3
Di Comberti is making the step up to British Formula 3 this year after partial campaigns in both the French Formula 4 Championship and the Italian F4 Championship during 2016.
The FIA Formula 3 European Championship has confirmed an expansion of the newly introduced prize money incentive for rookie drivers to include teams and other drivers competing in the FIA Formula 3
US Formula 4 Champion Cameron Das will join Carlin for the 2017 BRDC British Formula 3 season, completing the Surrey-based team’s line-up alongside Enaam Ahmed and James Pull.
Autumn Trophy Champion Enaam Ahmed will return to Carlin for an assault on the 2017 BRDC British Formula 3 Championship, it has been confirmed today (11 January).