Sometimes, paying above the odds will get you extras that will take you beyond your rivals. It may not always be fair, but it rarely ever is. "It wasn't unusual for some additional one-upmanship to occur behind the scenes [in junior formulae]. Even though all drivers could pay the same amount of money to teams, … Continue reading “Notes: Paid Extras”
Category: FIA Formula 3
“The Joy and Realities of Crohn’s Disease, Amidst Thoughts for Jonny Edgar”
Become a Patron! When news broke that Red Bull junior driver Jonny Edgar was being forced to sacrifice his Formula 3 campaign with Trident due to his worsening Crohn’s disease, a very real pang of sympathy came across me. And I should know all about it. It’s been here with me for over thirty years. … Continue reading “The Joy and Realities of Crohn’s Disease, Amidst Thoughts for Jonny Edgar”
“The Art of Chaos”
There has been much mirth surrounding the subject of Formula Three since my last visit to the series on the streets of Pau last month. While accidents at this level are to be expected – this is a learning category after all – the level of chaos and destruction witnessed at Monza a few weeks ago unnerved even the hardest supporter of the category.
“Japanese F3: Moore goes East”
British racer Struan Moore is to move to All-Japan Formula 3 Championship this year with the KCMG team.
“Verstappen adds name to Zandvoort Masters”
FIA European Formula 3 rookie Max Verstappen has added his name to the list of drivers set to take part in this year’s Zandvoort Masters.
“Wells to test with Carlin ahead of Japanese F3 move”
Hong Kong-based racer Dan Wells is to make his F3 test debut with Carlin Motorsport this week ahead of an anticipated move to Japanese F3.
“Lynn takes Macau F3 qualifying race”
Alex Lynn claimed the Macau F3 Grand Prix qualifying race in superb style this morning, with the Prema Powerteam racer winning by 2.4s from Felix Rosenqvist.
“Marciello takes Macau pole position”
He left it late, but Raffaele Marciello secured pole position for tomorrow’s ten-lap Formula 3 qualifying race at Macau.
“FIA F3: Rosenqvist wins again, as Marciello crashes”
Felix Rosenqvist has closed to within 9.5 points of FIA European F3 Championship leader Raffaele Marciello today, following another win by the Swede.
“2012 Formula 3 Grand Prix of Macau highlights”
Fresh from process of Sergio Perez – the director and editor, not the Formula One racing driver – is a brief highlights reel of this year’s Formula 3 Grand Prix of Macau.
“Formula 3: Da Costa triumphs in Macau”
Antonio Felix da Costa became only the second Portuguese driver to claim the Macau Grand Prix on Sunday morning, winning out ahead of Felix Rosenqvist and Alex Lynn.
“Da Costa heads Rosenqvist in Macau F3 qualifying race”
Antonio Felix da Costa held Felix Rosenqvist at bay to claim victory in the Formula 3 qualification race at Macau this morning.
“Thirty drivers lumber up for Macau adventure”
British Formula 3 teams have announced their driver line-ups for the 59th Macau Grand Prix.
“Daly takes tough penalty for Monaco GP3 clash”
Lotus racer Conor Daly found himself on the receiving end of a ten-place grid penalty for the opening GP3 race of the weekend at Valencia today.
“Sporting regulations and safety cars”
Please find within extracts from the Formula 3 Sporting and Technical Regulations, specifically article 2.16, with regards to actions behind the safety car.
2011 Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix (Feature Race, Nov 20th, TV Notes)
Prema Powerteam’s Daniel Juncadella powered to a spectacular victory at the 58th Macau Grand Prix on Sunday. Juncadella beat Felipe Nasr and Marco Wittmann to the chequered flag in a race peppered with incident and multiple safety car periods. The result meant Juncadella became the first ever Spaniard to claim the prestigious event in its illustrious history.
2011 Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix (Qualifying Race, Nov 19th, TV Notes)
Marco Wittmann claimed yesterday’s Formula 3 Qualification Race at Macau, putting himself in pole for today’s Feature Race. From his initial pole position, the German pilot ran unthreatened to the chequered flag in a race neutralised by a late safety car period.
Looking to Macau
Whether they appear in the pages of a magazine, on the web or even on television screens, there are places in the world that simply exude romance. Macau is just such a place.
Breaking the Silence
Quick glances upward do not reveal a sky looking its prettiest.
Mixing it Live with British F3 and the International Trophy
This coming weekend sees the British Formula 3 Series join up with the Formula 3 International Trophy at the magnificent Spa-Francorchamps circuit.