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.
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“Auto GP confirms partial calendar and Eurosport deal”
Organisers of the Auto GP World Series finally unveiled a partial calendar for the 2014 season this week.
“Looking Back: Fuelled to the finish”
In today’s ultra-precise Formula One, it may seem almost unfathomable for a driver to run out of fuel prior to the end of a race, but in previous generations, it wasn’t a completely unusual situation.
“ATS Volkswagen cars barred from entering remaining British F3 rounds”
Invitational entrants from the ATS Formel 3 Cup are to be denied entrance for the remaining British F3 rounds should they be running the German series’ boosted Volkswagen engines.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Magnussen and Huertas triumph at Aragon; Mason and Stuvik take F3 Open wins; Consistency gives Morris F4 lead”
Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Magnussen and Huertas triumph at Aragon; Mason and Stuvik take F3 Open wins; Consistency gives Morris F4 lead.
“Final Formula 3 calendars finally finalised, probably”
Next year’s European and British Formula 3 calendars appear to have been finalised following the rejigging of several events.
“Harold Primat: Unwinding the drive”
Viewed often as the more quietened, contemplative souls of motorsport, those competing in endurance racing tend to go about their business with a subtle resolve. Harold Primat is an example of the "classic endurance racer".
“Thoughts for Maria de Villota”
The Motorsport Archive would like to send its best wishes to Marussia reserve driver Maria de Villota.
“British F3 rules, calendars and Adderly Fong”
British Formula 3 veteran Adderly Fong has announced that will be returning to the series this weekend.
“European F3 Open: April round-up”
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.
Vicky Piria becomes first female GP3 racer; Ellinas, Machado and Visoiu also sign up
Italian racer Vicky Piria will become the first female to contest the GP3 Series this season when she competes for Trident Racing, while Marusssia Manor complete their line-up with Tio Ellinas and Fabiano Machado. Robert Visoiu joins Jenzer Motorsport.
Korjus, Frijns, Grubmuller and Move confirm Formula Renault 3.5 places
In a busy weekend of signings, four drivers confirmed their participation in the 2012 Formula Renault 3.5 Series.
Caldarelli joins Toyota Racing; Wurz tests TS030 Hybrid at Paul Ricard
Ex-Formula 1 racer tested Toyota Racing's new TS030 Hybrid at Paul Ricard yesterday, on a day when the Japanese manufacturer announced Andrea Caldarelli as the squad’s junior driver.
Fisichella Confident Ahead of the i1 Super Series
Former Grand Prix race winner, Giancarlo Fisichella, is confident he can make a mark in the inaugural i1 Super Series, which starts later this month in Malaysia.
SRO Announce Provisional 2012 British F3 Calendar
With this year’s British Formula 3 season now a mere memory, SRO Motorsport yesterday announced the provisional calendar for 2012
Parc Ferme, Episode 4 with Bart Hylkema (T-Sport, British Formula 3)
Never mind Formula 1 - the summer break truly comes to an end with "Episode 4" of the Parc Ferme Podcast, where I will be chatting to British Formula 3 racer Bart Hylkema.
2011 British Formula 3 Round of Paul Ricard (Rd 6, Race 1, July 16th)
As the 2011 British Formula 3 Series turns to its second half, Carlin's Felipe Nasr notched up his sixth victory of the season, earning a ninety-six point lead.
2011 British Formula 3 Round of Paul Ricard (Rd 6, Qualifying, July 16th)
Following on from his pace setting times in Friday practice, Kevin Magnussen secured pole position for both British Formula 3 feature races at Paul Ricard.
British Formula 3 In-Season Testing (Paul Ricard, July 15th)
On a warm clear day, Kevin Magnussen proved himself quickest during British Formula 3 practice running at Paul Ricard.
Hylkema Moves Up
Netherlands sole British Formula 3 competitor, Bart Hylkema, will be making the move the series' Championship Class this weekend with his T-Sport squad.