Last weekend's Auto GP World Series finale at Estoril marked a disappointing end to the 2014 season for the beleaguered single-seater category.
Nick Yelloly, Josh Webster and Dino Zamparelli brought the number of British racers in the GP3 Series to four when they signed on this week.
Carlos Sainz Jr and Lewis Williamson made the best of the new GP3 Series machinery in the opening test at Estoril.
With the opening test of the season fast approaching, the GP3 Series added several more names to its 2013 field in recent days. Facu Regalia returns to the category – this time as a full-time competitor – while both Luis Sá Silva and Samin Gómez Briceno are set to make their category débuts.
The GP3 Series have released a provisional 2013 calendar this week with the category announcing an eight round schedule, including its first non-European event.
Kevin Ceccon grabbed the top spot following two days of GP3 post-season testing at Jerez last week.
The GP3 Series received a significant vote of confidence this week, when it announced that eight teams have signed on for a further three years of competition.
Finnish racer Aaro Vainio topped the second and final day of the opening GP3 pre-season test at Estoril.
Swiss racer Nico Muller topped the opening day of GP3 pre-season testing at Estoril.
Italian racer Vicky Piria will become the first female to contest the GP3 Series this season when she competes for Trident Racing, while Marusssia Manor complete their line-up with Tio Ellinas and Fabiano Machado. Robert Visoiu joins Jenzer Motorsport.
Auto GP announced an expansion to its 2012 calendar on Friday, giving the feeder category world series status, allowing the series to be renamed the "Auto GP World Series."
Next season will see the GP2 Series expand its horizons with trips to Asia and the Middle East alongside its traditional European rounds, while GP3 schedule looks to keeping eight rounds should an event at Monaco be approved.
This past week has been something of a downer for both the Superleague Formula and Auto GP.
From time to time, calendar alterations happen pre-season, but rarely do they ever amount to significant changes.
It may only be the middle of October, but winter testing has already got under way for the GP3 Series at the Estoril circuit in Portugal. A number of drivers from GP3's inaugural year are returning, but many new faces will also be making an appearance. The likes of James Calado, Lewis Williamson, Oli Webb … Continue reading GP3 Winter Test (Estoril, October 13th-15th)
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