At a time when Formula One teams are readying their launch efforts for the season ahead, Williams, Marussia, McLaren and Mercedes have made significant changes to their personnel.
GP3 season favourites Mitch Evans and Conor Daly stamped their authority on the series opener at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona last week.
British race team MW Arden became the first to fill its GP3 driver quota for the 2012 season on Wednesday.
Carlin pair Kevin Magnussen and Felipe Nasr made free practice for the British Formula 3 visit to the Nurburgring their own yesterday.
In the first in-season test session of 2011, Lewis Williamson topped the time sheets in his MW Arden machine, but teammate Mitch Evans gave him a run for his money too.
A practice that is becoming more and more common in motorsports is one of team driven young development programmes.
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)
On the second day of GP3 testing around Silverstone's Arena circuit, it was Gabby Chaves who ran the quickest.
Valtteri Bottas and Gabby Chaves topped the first day of GP3 pre-season testing at 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 first time since last November, the GP3 paddock yesterday convened for their first pre-season test at the Circuit Paul Ricard.
Edoardo Mortara cruised to an easy victory at Macau in this morning Formula 3 qualifying race.
It may only be the middle of October, but winter testing has already got under way for the GP3 Series at the Estoril circuit in Portugal. A number of drivers from GP3's inaugural year are returning, but many new faces will also be making an appearance. The likes of James Calado, Lewis Williamson, Oli Webb … Continue reading GP3 Winter Test (Estoril, October 13th-15th)
3rd Practice As with yesterday, Saturday was looking like a battle between the Ferrari's and Red Bull's and once again, despite their updates, the McLaren pair do not look likely to get a look in; yet whereas Fernando Alonso finished Friday afternoon on top of the time sheets, by the end of third practice Sebastian … Continue reading 2010 German Grand Prix (Hockenheimring, Round 11, Jul 24th)
Hungarian teenager Tama's Pa'l Kiss led the 2010 Formula Renault UK Championship as the series went into the third weekend of the year, this time at the famous Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit. However instead of two races for the junior championship, it was reduced to just one, with Round 5 being postponed due to … Continue reading 2010 Formula Renault UK Race of Brands Hatch (Round 6, May 2nd)
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)
Economies do strange things to motor racing. During the boom times, you will no doubt see manufacturers throw hundreds of million of Pounds/Euro/Dollars at a team in a bid for success and during the crashes, you often witness the large companies run for cover as plucky privateers with bigger ideas than budgets make the best … Continue reading The Economy’s of Attraction
Often when things heat up in the world of Formula 1 and the IRL, a tendency to just sit back, relax and watch what happens sets in as I am very well aware that things move very fast - often too fast to assert any sort of reliable thought or opinion. On many occasions, a … Continue reading Movers and Shakers