Status GP signs Alice Powell to race in GP3 this season
BWRDC gold star winner and 2010 Formula Renault BARC champion Alice Powell will race in this year’s GP3 series for front-running team Status GP.Tagged as: Alex Brundle, Alice Powell, Status Grand Prix Ltd, William Buller
Alexander Sims: F1 bosses want to see you dominate
In the third of his reports from the Hungaroring, Brits on Pole reporter-at-large Scott McCarthy caught up with GP3 front-runner Alexander Sims, who went into the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend as championship leader. He talked to Scott about his season to date, how it’s better to win from the front than to get there by overtaking, and whether even winning the championship will be enough on its own.Tagged as: Alexander Sims, Hungaroring, Status Grand Prix Ltd
GP2 and GP3: The next generation
They’re the rising stars of British single-seater racing, each ambitious to take their place on the F1 grid, and in the run-up to the British Grand Prix weekend they put aside their rivalries to pose for this Pirelli publicity photo.
GP3: Sims opens the season with a victory
Alexander Sims shrugged off an opening race spoiled by a qualifying penalty to dominate the second contest of GP3’s season-launching weekend in Istanbul Park, winning by more than seven seconds.
Award-winner Williamson to race in GP3 for MW Arden
Scotland’s Lewis Williamson is to carry the momentum from his McLaren Autosport BRDC award victory into the new season with a drive in the GP3 Series, courtesy of MW Arden.Tagged as: Lewis Williamson, MW Arden
GP3 testing: ART’s Esteban Gutiérrez is fastest in both sessions
Esteban Gutiérrez was driver of the day on the second day of GP3 testing in Valencia with the ART pilot topping the timesheet in both sessions.
GP3 testing: Trummer and Wickens show their style
Simon Trummer and Robert Wickens were the beneficiaries of good conditions at today’s GP3 test in Valencia, setting the fastest times in the morning and afternoon sessions respectively.
Brits on Pole at large: Flying high with Sam Bird
This weekend Brits on Pole reporter-at-large Scott McCarthy was in the stands at Istanbul Park. He also popped behind the scenes to the GP2 paddock to catch up with British racer Sam Bird. Here’s his report.Tagged as: Istanbul Park, Sam Bird, Turkish Grand Prix
GP3: Turkish delight for ART – and a podium for Jakes
ART Grand Prix began to pull away at the top of the inaugural GP3 drivers’ and teams’ championships as Esteban Gutierrez won race one at Istanbul Park and Alexander Rossi took a race two podium behind Manor Racing’s Rio Haryanto.Tagged as: Adrian Quaife-Hobbs, Dean Smith, GP3, Istanbul Park, James Jakes, Oliver Oakes