2016 calendar for the FIA Formula 3 Championship is fixed
Also 2016, the young drivers of the FIA Formula 3 Championship will be disputed again in the most important race tracks on the continent their race. With a total of ten events in seven different countries then the successor to the reigning European Champion Felix Rosenqvist (Prema Powerteam) is wanted.
The season starts in early April at Le Castellet. In southern France, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship goes well together with the FIA WTCC as three weeks later at the Hungaroring near Budapest. In mid-May following the Grand Prix de Pau a real classic in the Formula 3 calendar and already the second appearance of the year in France. With the Red Bull Ring in Austria, the Norisring in Nuremberg, the Dutch Zandvoort, Spa-Francorchamps and the Nurburgring the young drivers will travel to places that have already proven themselves in 2015th In early October celebrates Imola his comeback at the European Formula 3 stage before the final is traditionally held at Hockenheim. Besides the two WTCC events the FIA Formula 3 European Championship five times on the road along with her longtime partner DTM. At Imola, the teams and drivers of the strongest junior racing series in the world share the paddock with the FIA ETCC and at Spa-Francorchamps, they are together with the Blancpain GT Series season.
“We again managed to create an attractive calendar with many current and former Formula 1 tracks,” says Walter Mertes, Managing Director of Formula 3 Marketing GmbH. “I think that we also have in 2016 a balanced mix of various routes characteristics found on which the coming year of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship can provide his talent.”
The dates of the Formula 3 Championship in 2016 at a glance:
03/04 – Paul Ricard (WTCC) / FRA
24/04 – Hungaroring (WTCC) / HUN
15/05 – Pau (F3 GP) / FRA
22/05 – Red Bull Ring – Spielberg (DTM) / AUT
26/06 – Norisring (DTM) / ENG
17/07 – Zandvoort (DTM) / NLD
30/07 – Spa-Francorchamps (Blancpain GT Series) / BEL
11/09 – Nürburgring (DTM) / ENG
02/10 – Imola (ETCC) / ITA
16/10 – Hockenheim (DTM) / DEU