FIA European Formula 3 rookie Max Verstappen has added his name to the list of drivers set to take part in this year’s Zandvoort Masters.
“Bernstorff joins Carlin GP3 effort”
Former Formula 3 racer Emil Bernstorff will graduate to the GP3 Series this season, partnering Alex Lynn at Carlin.
“Under the Bright Lights”
They are probably used to this already, even at Formula 3 level. The glaring lights, the cameras, questions that come from the series media representative -- and then us, the rest of the media, keyboard tappers and scribblers alike.
“FIA F3: Rosenqvist double-pole; Kvyat rakes Race 1 top spot”
Felix Rosenqvist claimed a pair of pole positions for races two and three of this weekend’s FIA European F3 championship round at Zandvoort.
“Final Formula 3 calendars finally finalised, probably”
Next year’s European and British Formula 3 calendars appear to have been finalised following the rejigging of several events.
“FIA release provisional 2013 European F3 Championship calendar”
The FIA released a provisional calendar for the 2013 F3 European Championship on Sunday morning.
“Lynn tops British F3 Rockingham test”
Alex Lynn topped this week’s British Formula 3 test at Rockingham Motor Speedway ahead of the its next round there in two weeks.
Peter Gethin (R.I.P., 1940-2011)
Peter Gethin passed away yesterday following a long illness. He was 71 years old. Born in Surrey in early 1940, Gethin is most famous for winning the 1971 Italian Grand Prix 0.01 of-a-second ahead of Ronnie Peterson and his Cosworth-powered March.
Some Small Boost for the Formula 3 Euroseries
The much under fire Formula 3 Euroseries has received two significant boosts of late. Following a season that saw an average of twelve runners at each event, the series announced today a confirmed entry list of fifteen cars, potentially rising to seventeen by the season start.
Mixing it Live with British F3 and the International Trophy
This coming weekend sees the British Formula 3 Series join up with the Formula 3 International Trophy at the magnificent Spa-Francorchamps circuit.
Reflections: “Clark dominates at Clermont-Ferrand – 1965 French Grand Prix (Rd 4)”
Before the 1965 French Grand Prix, Lotus driver Jim Clark was quietly confident. After three rounds, the legendary Scot had a three-point advantage over BRM's Graham Hill when they arrived at Clermont-Ferrand. With skill and smoothness a premium at the French circuit, Clark possessed an advantage that often superseded the superb engineering of his nimble Lotus 33. In the race, he would made it look so easy.
Flying the Flag: Masahiro Hasemi
When the Formula 1 teams showed up for the final race of the 1976 season and the conclusion of a titanic battle between Ferrari’s Niki Lauda and McLaren’s James Hunt, few noticed several Japanese drivers on the entry list for the main event; one of which happened to be Tokyo native Masahiro Hasemi.
Building the Future
When thinking of special races in motorsports, events such as the Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the Le Mans 24 Hour Race spring to mind. Indeed, those three races form what is known as the Triple Crown of Motorsports, with Graham Hill the only driver in the history of motor racing claiming all … Continue reading Building the Future
“Grand Designs: John Hugenholtz”
With its series of high speed esses, the long curving Spoon corner, the balls-to-the-wall sweep that is 130R and the infamous end of lap chicane, Suzuka International Racing Course stands out as one of the most dramatic circuits on the Formula 1 calender today.
The Lost Champion: Jochen Rindt
When Karl Jochen Rindt's Lotus 72 ploughed head-on into the guardrail at Monza's fast, sweeping Parabolica, motor racing was robbed of one of its most outstanding talents. At 28, the exuberant Austrian was to become Formula 1's first - and thankfully only - posthumous world Champion.
The Ideal Formula 1 Calender
An interesting post on Triple League Racing regarding an ideal Formula 1 schedule got me thinking seriously - where would I have the races run and in what order. It's taken me about three days, but based on there being 19 potential World Championship races in a season with one non-championship Grand Prix mid-season, here … Continue reading The Ideal Formula 1 Calender