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.
Several drivers confirmed their involvement in the GP3 Series this week, as the opening round at the Circuit de Cataluña closes in.
GP3 Series regular is set to make his Formula Renault 3.5 début on the streets of Monte Carlo next week.
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.
Finnish racer Aaro Vainio topped the second and final day of the opening GP3 pre-season test at Estoril.
Swiss racer Nico Muller topped the opening day of GP3 pre-season testing at Estoril.
Miki Monras and Christopher Zanella set the pace over the final two-day Formula 2 test of the season in Barcelona, while reigning champion Mirko Bortolotti tested the future car.