Renault Sport Technologies and Michelin have announced that they are investigating a possible switch to 18-inch tyres for the Formula Renault 3.5 Series for the 2016 season. The entities are also looking into introducing 17-inch tyres for their Formula Renault 2.0 categories.
“Zele Racing to continue Auto GP effort”
Zele Racing today confirmed that they are to return to the Auto GP World Series for the 2014 season.
“GP3 Series alters tyre compounds for 2013 season”
The GP3 Series has – in conjunction with control tyre supplier Pirelli – decided to adjust the control tyre compounds for the rest of the season.
“GP3 Series adds Valencia round; Ellinas and Fumanelli top final test”
The GP3 Series have announced that the second round of the 2013 season will take place at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia.
“Agostini, Sato and Rosa fill first Auto GP seats”
Italian Formula 3 champion, Riccardo Agostini has joined Kimiya Sato [note 1} and Andrea Roda as early season signings for the Auto GP World Series.
“And more belated thoughts on the 2013 GP3 Series and challengers”
The GP3 Series have released a provisional 2013 calendar this week with the category announcing an eight round schedule, including its first non-European event.
“FIA release provisional 2013 European F3 Championship calendar”
The FIA released a provisional calendar for the 2013 F3 European Championship on Sunday morning.
“Thoughts on Michael Schumacher and Retirement”
Michael Schumacher announced his final retirement from Formula 1 at Suzuka this morning.
“Gutierrez and Razia grab GP2 spoils from luckless Calado”
Esteban Gutierrez and Luiz Razia proved that is just as important as guile during the sixth round of the GP2 Series at Valencia last weekend. Both bolstered their championships with decisive late wins when fortune fell away from Calado – a victim of ill-timed safety cars and disintegrating tyres.
“Driving standards (again)”
Recently, I noted my disappointment with the standards of driving by GP3’s Dmitry Suranovich at Monaco. Some of last weekend’s GP2 races at the Valencia street circuit raised the bar of madness a touch further.
“Daly takes tough penalty for Monaco GP3 clash”
Lotus racer Conor Daly found himself on the receiving end of a ten-place grid penalty for the opening GP3 race of the weekend at Valencia today.
“Amidst the confusion, de Jong makes GP2 return with Rapax”
Daniel de Jong will return to GP2 at Valencia this weekend as a replacement for Ricardo Teixeira at Rapax.
“Laine and Buller head GP3 mid-season test”
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.
“Alice Powell: breaking the Status quo”
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.
“Auto GP World Series: April round-up”
Former GP3 racer Adrian Quaife-Hobbs leads the 2012 Auto GP World Series after three of the seven round series.
Felipe Nasr, Josef Kral and Fabio Leimer aim for GP2 honours
Reigning British Formula 3 champion Felipe Nasr has joined DAMS in pursuit of the GP2 Series title. Josef Kral and Fabio Leimer return to the series for renewed title attempts.
Auto GP World Series expands calendar
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."
Stockinger and Suranovich confirm GP3 campaigns
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.
GP3 adds Monaco to 2012 schedule
The GP3 Series will visit Monaco for the first time this year, after missing out on the event since its inception in 2010.
Raikkonen: Return of the Finn and Other Small Matters
Earlier on today, the Internet suffered a nuclear meltdown when images emerge of Kimi Raikkonen peddling the Renault R30 in Valencia.