New Zealand driver Marcus Armstrong is a step closer to the lead in the 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship after the second round, held during the French Grand Prix weekend at the Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet. It was a bruising affair for the young Kiwi. Race one didn’t go as planned. Having qualified well, […]

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Jehan Daruvala made it back-to-back wins for PREMA Racing in Spain, after an eventful FIA Formula 3 Race 2 at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, finishing on top after a dominant drive ahead of Hitech Grand Prix’s Jüri Vips and Niko Kari of Trident. The temperature was a mild 17 degrees, but things quickly heated up […]

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Robert Shwartzman secured an unconventional first ever FIA Formula 3 race win, after on-track winner Christian Lundgaard was demoted to second place at the chequered flag with a five second time penalty. The PREMA Racing man had been led by his ART Grand Prix competitor for the bulk of the race, but an incident during […]

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Robert Shwartzman picked up where he left off in pre-season testing, chalking up the first ever FIA Formula 3 pole position in qualifying, at Barcelona, Spain. The PREMA driver’s time of 1:31.975 was set at the death, and saw him finish ahead of ART’s Christian Lundgaard and PREMA Racing teammate Marcus Armstrong. No sooner had […]

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Robert Shwartzman was fastest on Day 2 of the Final FIA Formula 3 pre-season tests in Budapest, Hungary. The rampant Russian set the best time in the morning session, lapping the circuit in 1:30.746. This time was the best of Budapest testing overall. ART Grand Prix’s Christian Lundgaard and PREMA teammate Jehan Daruvala completed the […]

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Ferrari junior Marcus Armstrong set a lap well clear of his opposition for Prema Racing, as testing of the new FIA Formula 3 car got underway at Paul Ricard. The European Formula 3 podium finisher set a lap 0.335s clear of the rest of the pack in dry conditions at the Le Castellet circuit. Running […]

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Drivers and teams got their first taste of the new FIA Formula 3 car in a shakedown at Magny Cours on Wednesday, combining for over 300 laps. The F3 2019 car is similar to the GP3 Series car it replaces, but has items such as more dramatic aerodynamics and more adjustable suspension, and has only […]

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Marcus Armstrong put in a polished performance to win the first race of the final weekend of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series, beating series leader Liam Lawson into second place and reducing his compatriot’s lead to one point with just two races – including the 64th New Zealand Grand Prix – to go. Lawson now […]

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Marcus Armstrong ended a challenging weekend with a dominant performance in the Denny Hulme Memorial Trophy race in Taupo on Sunday afternoon, narrowing the gap to series leader Liam Lawson to just five points with it all to play for at the 64th New Zealand Grand Prix next weekend. After qualifying second, Armstrong made a […]

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Marcus Armstrong has added his name to New Zealand’s most famous motorsport cup and with Liam Lawson crashing out of the race at Hampton Downs, has the title lead back with two race weekends to go in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series. The Ferrari Junior driver didn’t put a foot wrong throughout the 25 lap […]

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