Koiranen GP’s Dean Stoneman took the first GP3 Series race at Abu Dhabi today, jumping to 2nd in the championship ahead of rival Marvin Kirchhöfer as a result.
One does always need to be spectacular or stylish to be victorious. Sometimes success comes when partnered consistency. Roll stylish and consistent together and you will have a potent – and incredibly rare – mixture at your fingertips. Until Silverstone, GP3 Series points leader Alex Lynn had been the stylish one, taking two Race One victories, but not finishing either of the Race Two events. Jimmy Eriksson, meanwhile, had been passively consistent with three podiums and a 6th place finish.
Uruguayan racer Santiago Urrutia has signed with Koiranen GP, taking him to the GP3 Series for the 2014 season.
GP3 Series team Marussia Manor completed their line-up this week, as they added Dean Stoneman and Patrick Kujala to the re-signed Ryan Cullen.
Swedish GP3 racer Jimmy Eriksson has transferred to Koiranen GP, following the annulment of his contract with RUSSIAN TIME.
MW Arden racer Daniil Kvyat took a masterful pole position at Monza this morning – half-a-second clear of his nearest rival, Robert Visoiu.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel cruises to Belgian success; Bird and Calado take GP2 spoils in Spa; Kvyat and Sims take first GP3 victories”
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel dominates in Montreal; Korjus and Regalia make most of GP3 test”
The GP3 Series has – in conjunction with control tyre supplier Pirelli – decided to adjust the control tyre compounds for the rest of the season.
A stellar start for Aaro Vainio helped the Finn to a welcome GP3 Series sprint race victory at Barcelona.
With only a single free practice committed into the GP3 Series books for 2013, four drivers have already found themselves in trouble with the stewards.
Jenzer Motorsport’s Patric Niederhauser set the fastest lap in the opening GP3 Series practice session of the season at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya today.
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.
Fledgling GP3 Series squad Koiranen GP yesterday announced their complete line-up for the 2013 season.
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.