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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Harrison Newey to race  another year for Van Amersfoort Racing

Harrison Newey to race  another year for Van Amersfoort Racing

Van Amersfoort Racing have announced Harrison Newey as their fourth driver for the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season. In his second season on the grid of  the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, the young Briton, who will be teamed up with David Beckmann, Pedro Piquet and Joey Mawson feels ready for securing his […]

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Lando Norris selected for McLaren-Honda Young Driver Development programme

Lando Norris selected for McLaren-Honda Young Driver Development programme

Lando Norris, who will soon start his rookie season in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Carlin, has today been announced as member of the McLaren-Honda Young Driver Development programme for 2017. The 17-year-old will be able to benefit from the vast experience of the McLaren Formula One team and receive guidance, assistance and […]

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Joey Mawson moves up the single-seater ladder with Van Amersfoort Racing

Joey Mawson moves up the single-seater ladder with Van Amersfoort Racing

Van Amersfoort Racing has today announced that Australian Joey Mawson will remain with the Dutch team and will this season move up from Formula 4 to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. The 20-year-old, who became third in the 2015 German ADAC Formula 4 series and won the driver championship title in 2016, feels well […]

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FIA Formula 3 European Championship increases prize money fund to 500,000€

FIA Formula 3 European Championship increases prize money fund to 500,000€

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship has confirmed an expansion of the newly introduced prize money incentive for rookie drivers to include teams and other drivers competing in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship from the 2017 season. In 2016 the FIA has already awarded the top three rookies in the championship with a substantial […]

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