Austria racer René Binder received an early birthday present when he joined Arden International prior to the Christmas break.
Sergio Campana claimed a dominant victory in the first Auto GP race of the season for new team Ibiza Racing.
Miki Monras and Christopher Zanella set the pace over the final two-day Formula 2 test of the season in Barcelona, while reigning champion Mirko Bortolotti tested the future car.
Alexander Sims surged to his first GP3 victory of 2011 with a commanding performance at Istanbul Park yesterday.
Valtteri Bottas and Gabby Chaves topped the first day of GP3 pre-season testing at Silverstone.
For the first time since last November, the GP3 paddock yesterday convened for their first pre-season test at the Circuit Paul Ricard.