DAMS duo Pierre Gasly and Alex Lynn headed days one and two of the first GP2 Series pre-season test in Abu Dhabi, with Status GP’s Richie Stanaway quickest on day three.
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.
Several drivers confirmed their involvement in the GP3 Series this week, as the opening round at the Circuit de Cataluña closes in.
Kiwi pilot Richie Stanaway will make his full-time return to single-seater racing this season in the GP3 Series with Status Grand Prix.
British racing driver Nick Yelloly will compete with Status Grand Prix in this years GP3 Series.
Swedish rising star Jimmy Eriksson has become the first racer to join the RUSSIAN TIME GP3 squad for 2014.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel cruises to Belgian success; Bird and Calado take GP2 spoils in Spa; Kvyat and Sims take first GP3 victories”
Jenzer Motorsport’s Patric Niederhauser set the fastest lap in the opening GP3 Series practice session of the season at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya today.
The GP3 Series have announced that the second round of the 2013 season will take place at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia.
Nick Yelloly, Josh Webster and Dino Zamparelli brought the number of British racers in the GP3 Series to four when they signed on this week.
Experienced Formula Three racers Jimmy Eriksson and David Fumanelli have signed on for full campaigns in this year’s GP3 Series. Formula Abarth driver Emanuele Zonzini has also signed for this season.
Kevin Ceccon grabbed the top spot following two days of GP3 post-season testing at Jerez last week.
The GP3 Series received a significant vote of confidence this week, when it announced that eight teams have signed on for a further three years of competition.
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.
Since Giovanna Amati’s anonymous and brief spell with the ailing Brabham team in 1992, Formula 1 has suffered from a dearth of female competitors. Meanwhile, this season’s GP3 Series contains 2010 Formula Renault BARC champion Alice Powell.
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.
Finnish racer Aaro Vainio topped the second and final day of the opening GP3 pre-season test at Estoril.
In the last few days, two more drivers - Marlon Stockinger and Dmitry Suranovich - have confirmed their places on the grid for the upcoming GP3 season.