During what was, at times, a disjointed season for the GP3 Series, only Dean Stoneman became a reasonably persistent threat to eventual champions Alex Lynn.
Dean Stoneman’s inability to secure pole position for the GP3 Series season finale in Abu Dhabi may have given Alex Lynn the title in a less than satisfactory style, but there is little doubt that the Briton was a convincing champion.
Koiranen GP’s Dean Stoneman took the first GP3 Series race at Abu Dhabi today, jumping to 2nd in the championship ahead of rival Marvin Kirchhöfer as a result.
Marvin Kirchhöfer took pole position for the Gp3 Series finale at Abu Dhabi, crowning Alex Lynn as series champion in the process.
Marvin Kirchhöfer scored his first GP3 Series victory this evening, mere hours after securing his maiden pole position.
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.
GP3 Series team Marussia Manor completed their line-up this week, as they added Dean Stoneman and Patrick Kujala to the re-signed Ryan Cullen.
Reigning Formula 2 champion Dean Stoneman was sadly diagnosed with testicular cancer last week, forcing him to withdraw from the World Series by Renault Championship.
The recently revived Formula 2 Series today revealed plans for rewarding drivers that finish 2nd and 3rd in the Championship from 2011 onward.
With the competitive action summed up for 2010, tomorrow sees the Formula 1 world change focus, as the first post-season tests take place at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit.