It is safe to say that it had been something of a barren couple of years for Roberto Merhi, but in these opening six weekends of FR3.5, Merhi has done much to rebuild his confidence and with it his reputation.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Hunter-Reay and Munoz win at Barber; Vandoorne and da Costa earn FR3.5 success”
In a week that could define the 2012 GP3 Series season, young Kiwi Mitch Evans may have just laid his first fingers on the title trophy.
MW Arden’s Matias Laine and William Buller (Carlin) took charge during a two-day GP3 test at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia last week, with the latter proving quickest of all.
Aaro Vainio and Marlon Stockinger made the most of GP3’s first foray to Monaco last weekend – although the headlines thereafter spoke mainly of wreckage and processions.
GP3 season favourites Mitch Evans and Conor Daly stamped their authority on the series opener at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona last week.
Swiss racer Nico Muller topped the opening day of GP3 pre-season testing at Estoril.
British race team MW Arden became the first to fill its GP3 driver quota for the 2012 season on Wednesday.
Alexander Sims surged to his first GP3 victory of 2011 with a commanding performance at Istanbul Park yesterday.
The final day of GP3 pre-season testing at Silverstone would see Lewis Williamson reach the top spot, only for his time to be smashed in the afternoon by Michael Christensen. Admittedly, the drab conditions were hardly ideal for the morning, with a large chunk of the running on wet tyres. Indeed, conditions were perilous enough … Continue reading GP3 Pre-Season Testing (March 31st, Silverstone)
Much clearer skies welcomed the GP3 runners at the Circuit Paul Ricard yesterday as the second day of pre-season testing got underway.
For the 2010 Formula Renault UK Season, a new chassis has been developed. Current Superleague Formula runner, Duncan Tappy tested the machine during the winter at Rockingham Motor Speedway, suggesting that the car's new aerodynamic specifications had done much to improve the machine's stability for the young competitors. Each machine will also possess a brand … Continue reading 2010 Formula Renault UK Race of Thruxton (Round 2, April 4th)