Well-balanced field on the final day of pre-season testing

Well-balanced field on the final day of pre-season testing

Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam, 1m22.950s) proved to once again be unbeatable on the second day of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship test at the 4.318-kilometre long Red Bull Ring. At the end of the day, the Briton was the only driver who broke the 1:23-minute barrier. Behind Ilott, Maximilian Günther (Prema Powerteam, 1m23,086s) Jake […]

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Callum Ilott the quickest on day one at the Red Bull Ring

Callum Ilott the quickest on day one at the Red Bull Ring

Just three days after the official FIA Formula 3 European Championship test in Hungary the hopeful young guns continued their preparations for the 2017 season at Austria’s Red Bull Ring. At the 4.318-kilometre long Austrian-GP circuit located in Styria, Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) set the quickest lap time by crossing the line in 1m23.304s, followed […]

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FIA training course for FIA F3 European Championship drivers

FIA training course for FIA F3 European Championship drivers

Following the pre-season test at Hungaroring, the FIA has gathered the drivers entered for the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship for a training course. With the FIA’s recent work in completing and formalising the structure of the single-seater pyramid from Karting to Formula One, driver education is an important element of ensuring drivers are […]

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Formula 1 debut for former FIA F3 drivers Lance Stroll and Antonio Giovinazzi

Formula 1 debut for former FIA F3 drivers Lance Stroll and Antonio Giovinazzi

Today Lance Stroll, the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Champion, and Antonio Giovinazzi, runner-up in the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, have taken part in their first Formula 1 race. In Melbourne’s Albert Park Williams Martini Racing driver Stroll had to retire, while Giovinazzi brought home a 12th place for his Sauber F1 Team. […]

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Three Britons dominate the test action at the Hungaroring

Three Britons dominate the test action at the Hungaroring

On the second day of the official FIA Formula 3 European Championship pre-season test at the Hungaroring, Briton Harrison Newey (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1m34.012s) proved to be the quickest, with his compatriots Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam, 1m34.040s) and rookie Lando Norris (Carlin, 1m34.125s) finishing second and third respectively. In the tests held at the 4.381-kilometre […]

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Lando Norris quickest on the first day of testing

Lando Norris quickest on the first day of testing

Briton Lando Norris (Carlin, 1m34.893s) set the fastest lap time on the first of the two days of FIA Formula 3 European Championship pre-season testing. At the 4.381-kilometre long Hungaroring, the rookie was 0.059 seconds faster than Joey Mawson (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1m34.952s), who also is about to start into his rookie season. Experienced F3 […]

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Official tests kick off the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season

Official tests kick off the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers now enter the critical stage of their season preparations with meeting each other at two different F1 circuits. On 24th and 25th of March they get together at the Hungaroring for the first two days of official testing and just three days later, on 28th and […]

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FIA Formula 3 European Championship announces entry list for coming season

FIA Formula 3 European Championship announces entry list for coming season

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship has confirmed 20 cars in its application process for the 2017 season. It is only a few more weeks before the FIA F3 European Championship starting lights will be switched off for the first time this year – in mid-April at Silverstone. The drivers who will then compete at […]

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A European tour that is second to none – Q&A with Walter Mertes

A European tour that is second to none – Q&A with Walter Mertes

Walter Mertes has been involved in motor racing for more than 40 years. For 26 years now, he has been responsible for sponsoring and marketing of the DTM, inter alia as board member of the DTM umbrella organisation ITR. As CEO of the Formel 3 Vermarktungs GmbH he has been organising and promoting the FIA […]

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Maximilian Günther to keep on racing for Prema Powerteam

Maximilian Günther to keep on racing for Prema Powerteam

After the successful 2016 season, Germany’s motor-racing hopeful Maximilian Günther has decided to contest another FIA Formula 3 European Championship season for Prema Powerteam. Günther will be teamed up with Callum Ilott, Guan Yu Zhou and rookie Mick Schumacher.     “We are extremely happy with our driver line-up for 2017,” reveals Prema’s Team Manager René […]

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