Of the drivers competing at this weekend's Portuguese Grand Prix, Lance Stroll, Antonio Giovinazzi, Charles Leclerc, George Russell and Alex Albon all raced there in F3 in early September 2015. Yet despite the nods to it in various record books and websites, none of the above group managed to race on the Grand Prix layout … Continue reading “A Grand Portimão Cop-Out”
Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes struck back at Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari to win the Chinese Grand Prix this morning. Vettel did eventually take 2nd place after early-race strategy cast him adrift at the bottom of the top six early doors. Max Vertsapen made it three manufacturers on the podium in a race partially dictated by … Continue reading “Chinese GP: “Hamilton tastes success in Shanghai”
Lewis Hamilton became only the 2nd driver in Formula One to take six consecutive pole positions. The Briton matched the record by his hero Ayrton Senna to stretch his impressive run of pole positions. His time of 1:31.678s also ensured it was his sixth pole position in China. The Mercedes racer turned it on when … Continue reading “Chinese GP: Hamilton takes Shanghai pole”
Sauber revealed last night that reserve driver Antonio Giovinazzi is to stay on in place of Pascal Wehrlein for this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix. Citing a lack of fitness following a truncated pre-season, Wehrlein withdrew from the Australian Grand Prix after Free Practice 2 – a situation born out of Race of Champions crash in … Continue reading “Giovinazzi stays on for Chinese Grand Prix”
Antonio Giovinazzi’s late call-up for Sauber for this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix was certainly a surprise, particularly given the reasons for which Pascal Wehrlein was withdrawn. But had one told the Italian about his Formula One less than two years ago, it is doubtful whether he would have believed it. During the early stages of … Continue reading “A Brief Story About Antonio Giovinazzi”
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel took the fastest time in this morning’s final free practice for the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park, Melbourne.
Sauber F1 team have decided to sit driver Pascal Wehrlein out for the rest of the Australian Grand Prix following the continued after effects of his Race of Champions crash. The German racer complained of a “fitness deficit” following the Friday practice sessions, leaving Sauber little choice but to bring in reserve driver Antonio Giovinazzi for his Grand Prix debut.
Antonio Giovinazzi won the 74th Grand Prix de Pau today following a hectic battle with Jake Dennis that lasted much of the race.
Jake Dennis claimed his 2nd FIA European F3 race win of the weekend at Pau, although chaos reigned behind him. The Briton led for the duration, initially from Maximilian Günther and then later from eventual runner-up Charles Leclerc, but never looked challenged. Antonio Giovinazzi completed the podium placing’s – his eight podium in a row.
Jake Dennis swept to a stellar first FIA European F3 race victory in style at Pau this morning. In a race twice interrupted by the safety car, the Prema Powerteam driver led from the start, heading a close Antonio Giovinazzi and Charles Leclerc for the duration. Although Dennis’ lead was never more than 0.8s over … Continue reading “Dennis takes first FIA F3 victory in style”
Prema Powerteam’s Jake Dennis claimed his first FIA European F3 pole position in desperately changeable conditions at Pau today. Monegasque racer Charles Leclerc will start alongside Dennis on the front row, while Antonio Giovinazzi and Maximilian Günther solidified the second row for Carlin and Mücke respectively. Swapping from wet to dry and then to heavy … Continue reading “FIA F3: Dennis claims Pau Race One pole”
Charles Leclerc took his 2nd FIA European Formula 3 win today with a stellar performance at a wet and dour Hockenheimring.
Felix Rosenqvist took his second FIA European F3 win of the season at the Hockenheimring this morning and did it in emphatic style.
Antonio Giovinazzi took his first FIA European F3 victory of the season at the Hockenheimring this afternoon.
Felix Rosenqvist claimed the opening FIA European F3 win of the season at Silverstone, during a race peppered by safety car interruptions. The Swede – now in his fifth year at this level – led from the start and despite the constant presence in his mirrors of Carlin rival Antonio Giovinazzi, Rosenqvist could not be … Continue reading “FIA F3: Rosenqvist wins Silverstone opener”
Felix Rosenqvist took the first FIA European F3 pole of the season during today’s qualifying session at Silverstone. Following a bright and warm morning, the clouds descended over the Northamptonshire circuit, with even brief sprinkles of rain making their appearance known before the green flag. It mattered little to the experienced Swede, who took the … Continue reading “FIA F3: Rosenqvist takes first pole of the season”
Jagonya Ayam with Carlin driver Tom Blomqvist took his sixth victory of the FIA European F3 season in a slightly shortened race at the Hockenheimring today.
Esteban Ocon secured both pole positions for the final pair of FIA European Formula 3 races at Silverstone this weekend.
Carlin Motorsport have signed Tom Blomqvist, Antonio Giovinazzi and Sean Gelael to the FIA European F3 effort for this season.
British F3: Buller and King dominate opening two races at Spa.