This weekend sees the beginning of the 2011 British Formula 3 Series and where better than the historic motor racing temple that is Monza.
It would only take a few seconds for Sunday's Le Mans Series six hour race of Paul Ricard to descend into chaos.
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.
Before the 1965 French Grand Prix, Lotus driver Jim Clark was quietly confident. After three rounds, the legendary Scot had a three-point advantage over BRM's Graham Hill when they arrived at Clermont-Ferrand. With skill and smoothness a premium at the French circuit, Clark possessed an advantage that often superseded the superb engineering of his nimble Lotus 33. In the race, he would made it look so easy.
With the start of the British F3 season now nine weeks away, Championship organisers SRO have had to make a slight alteration to the calendar. Originally the series' visit to the Nurburgring - originally planned for mid-September - has now been moved to the beginning of July due to circumstances beyond the control of SRO. … Continue reading Date Change for British F3’s trip to Germany
Fledgling junior racing category, GP3, released its 2011 calendar this week.
When Niki Lauda walked out on his Brabham team following practice for the 1979 Canadian Grand Prix, the British team found themselves in a dire situation. Step forward Ricardo Zuniño.
It is good to know that at a time when industries are still facing difficulty, there are still those that are strong enough to get behind a series like British Formula 3.
Over the weekend, SRO Motorsports announced the calendar for the 2011 Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series – the schedule will take in ten rounds with races across the UK, as well as forays into Europe.
When Jordan F1 driver, Bertrand Gachot, was jailed for actual bodily harm just prior to the 1991 Belgian Grand Prix, little did anyone know the world of Formula 1 would soon be changed forever. With no experienced driver ready or able to take the seat alongside team leader Andrea de Cesaris for the annual visit … Continue reading “Kiss With a Fist: Bertrand Gachot”