If the heavy heat still bore down on the Hockenheim paddock, then at least delight and relief cleared the air. For Jann Mardenborough, this was all about the latter. His performances during this year’s Toyota Racing Series showed that he had the capacity to win, but taking that to a higher level like GP3 was always going to be tricky.
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.
German Formula 3 champion Marvin Kirchhöfer has joined the ART Grand Prix team for the GP3 Series.
Anglo-Italian racer Dino Zamparelli was revealed as the second of ART Grand Prix’ three GP3 drivers yesterday.
Dino Zamparelli has been suspended from the second GP3 Series race this weekend, following an opening lap in yesterday’s opening race.
“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”
Tio Ellinas claimed a frantic victory in the opening GP3 race of the season at Barcelona today.
A millennia old city situated in the south west region of the UK, Bristol is hardly known for producing top-level motorsport talent. Indeed the city has never had one of its own grace Formula One – 20-year-old Dino Zamparelli is aiming to change all that.
As much speculation, Cypriot race ace Tio Ellinas returns to the GP3 Series for the 2013 season, staying with the Marussia Manor team.
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.