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.
GP2 Series race winners Hilmer Motorsport are to become Force India’s junior development team from this season.
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 have announced that the second round of the 2013 season will take place at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia.
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.
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.
Former GP3 racer Adrian Quaife-Hobbs leads the 2012 Auto GP World Series after three of the seven round series.
Auto GP announced an expansion to its 2012 calendar on Friday, giving the feeder category world series status, allowing the series to be renamed the "Auto GP World Series."