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British F3 Silverstone 2: Unstoppable Asmer 12th August 2007, 20:00

Another race, another pole, another win for Marko Asmer as he closes in on the championship. His lead over Maro Engel is now 84 points after scoring a perfect 42 at Silverstone this weekend. Engel finished second and Greg Mansell took another strong finish with third. Michael Devaney was fourth and Alberto Valerio, who crashed […]

British F3 Silverstone 1: Asmer back on top

Marko Asmer bounced back from his recent disappointments to claim his eighth victory in the British championship this year. A first-lap crash eliminated Michael Meadows, Salman Al-Khalifa and Alberto Valerio, and forced a brief safety car period. Asmer had no trouble maintaining his advantage over second placed Maro Engel and quickly established a comfortable lead. […]

H???lkenberg wins F3 Masters as Grosjean stalls 5th August 2007, 15:41

Nico H???lkenberg won the prestigious F3 Masters race at Zolder after pole sitter Romain Grosjean stalled on the grid and was relegated to the rear of the field. The victory is a timely boost for H???lkenberg who has had a very mixed season in the F3 Euroseries, winning in the wet at Zandvoort last weekend, […]

Martinez and Niemela join GP2 1st August 2007, 14:25

There will be two new faces on the GP2 grid at the Hungaroring this weekend as Marcos Martinez and Markus Niemela replace two drivers in the championship. Spaniard Martinez will replace Ernesto Viso at Racing Engineering. Viso suffered an enormous crash in the GP2 race at Magny-Cours and returned at the Nurburgring two weeks ago. […]

British F3 Spa 2: Kennard’s first win 29th July 2007, 11:56

Jonathan Kennard broke his victory race in very wet conditions at Spa-Francorchamps after only four laps’ racing. He started the race from pole and was aided by the race starting behind the safety car as the track was extremely wet and rain was continuing to fall. The race got underway after three laps and the […]

F3 Euro Zandvoort 2: H???lkenberg wins in wet

Nico H???lkenberg took a fine win in pouring rain – but he may lose the victory as the stewards began an investigation into whether he had made a pass under yellow flags. Championship duellists Sebastian Buemi and Romain Grosjean were second and third.

British F3 Spa 1: Bird flies to second win

Sam Bird took a classy win at Spa-Francorchamps, moving from third to second at the start before passing Stephen Jelley for the win. Bird extended his lead as Jelley and Jonathan Kennard battled for second, the latter finally taking the pace on the final lap. Atte Mustonen was fourth ahead of Rodolfo Gonzalez, and championship […]

F3 Euro Zandvoort 1: ASM dominates

ASM team mates Romain Grosjean and Kamui Kobayashi dominated the first race at Zandvoort, the Frenchman crossing the line just under a second ahead of his team mate. Sebastiem Buemi was eight seconds behind in third and lost more ground in the championship to Grosjean – but nonetheless took his ninth points-scoring finish in ten […]

Qualifying disaster for Asmer at Spa 27th July 2007, 8:55

Marko Asmer will start the first of two British F3 races at Spa from 29th on the 30 car grid. The Estonian, who is leading the championship, crashed in morning practice and was only able to do one lap in his hastily-repaired car. His championship rivals Stephen Jelley, Maro Engel and Sam Bird occupy the […]

Briton Hollings leads Australian F3 17th July 2007, 14:04

As the Australian Formula 3 championship passes the half way mark Briton Charlie Hollings has taken the lead of the title race 127 points ahead of Tim Macrow on 121. Leanne Ferrier-Tander is also in the running with 118. Driving a Renault-powered Dallara, Hollings won both rounds at Oran Park in April plus the first […]