The Auto GP Series this week cancelled its championship opener at Marrakech, citing a “difficult political situation” in Northern African region.
Saturday morning’s surprise move by Red Bull to announce Sebastian Vettel’s departure, as well as the promotion of Daniil Kvyat to the “first team” may have closed doors for one famous Spaniard. But Vettel’s defection to Ferrari may also have saved the Formula One career of another Spaniard, - Carlos Sainz Jr - who is tantalisingly close to tasting success in Formula Renault 3.5 Series.
It is a moment all drivers treasure deeply. Having crossed the finish line victorious, the winning pilot will take to the slow down lap, collecting discarded tyre rubber and swathes of dirt along the way.
Ed Jones is to sit out the next three rounds of the FIA European Formula 3 championship after an injury was belatedly discovered after the Pau event.
FIA European F3 Championship rookies Max Verstappen and Antonio Fuoco headed the opening practice sessions at Silverstone this morning.
Controversial racer Johnny Cecotto Jr is to return to Trident Racing this year as he attempts a fifth season of GP2 Series competition.
Organisers of the Auto GP World Series finally unveiled a partial calendar for the 2014 season this week.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Hamilton dominates in Hungary; HTP Mercedes take Spa 24 Hours victory”
This week's Hungarian Grand Prix will mark four years since Jaime Alguersuari became the youngest ever driver in the Formula One World Championship. Now pushing two years since he was drop-kicked from F1, Yet Alguersuari's story could well be about to repeat itself for one young Russian should lessons learned be forgotten. Enter stage right, Sergey Sirotkin.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel dominates in Montreal; Korjus and Regalia make most of GP3 test”
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.
Italian Formula 3 champion, Riccardo Agostini has joined Kimiya Sato [note 1} and Andrea Roda as early season signings for the Auto GP World Series.
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.
Next year’s European and British Formula 3 calendars appear to have been finalised following the rejigging of several events.
The GP2 Series this week finalised the championship’s 2013 calendar and while it is generally the same as this year’s schedule, there remain minor alterations.
The FIA released a provisional calendar for the 2013 F3 European Championship on Sunday morning.
Michael Schumacher announced his final retirement from Formula 1 at Suzuka this morning.
Daniel de Jong will return to GP2 at Valencia this weekend as a replacement for Ricardo Teixeira at Rapax.
As budgets rise and sponsors become harder to come by, the pang for drivers with some solid backing grows – something that GP2 squad Ocean Racing Technology know only too well.
The 2012 European F3 Open Series got off to something of grey and miserable start in the Algarve, although the weather would be the only downer on display.