The Macau Grand Prix Is Street Racing At Extreme Speed

The Macau Grand Prix is one of the greatest races in Asia, but you'd never know it if the only open-wheeled racing you watched was Formula One. That's because the race in the former Portuguese colony belongs to its little brother, Formula Three. And damn is it some great racing. » 11/24/13 12:08pm 11/24/13 12:08pm

Watch Formula 3 cars race through Chinese city streets

Monaco? That's for sissies. In Macau, the circuit is just 22 feet wide — too narrow for F1 — and Formula Three cars take to the streets just after the superbikes, reaching top speed of 171 MPH as they brush against stone walls and metal crash barriers. And this year it rained. » 12/15/11 1:30pm 12/15/11 1:30pm

F1 Champ Sebastian Vettel raced for me when he was 17

A year before he became BMW’s test driver in Formula One, Sebastian Vettel raced for the Spanish team Racing Engineering in the Spanish Formula 3 Championship. Team owner Alfonso de Orleans-Borbón has recalled for us meeting the young man who would become Formula One’s youngest world champion. – Ed. » 12/06/11 4:00pm 12/06/11 4:00pm

The Macau Grand Prix Is Like Monaco On Opium

This video captures the beauty, drama, and joy of the 2010 Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix — a stepping stone for drivers eying a move up to the fame, endorsement deals, and model wives that come with an F1 gig. » 12/02/10 9:30am 12/02/10 9:30am

Eco-Friendly Chocolate-Powered F3 Car Will Race At Brands Hatch In…

Really. The WorldFirst car or "Flying Carrot" is partially constructed from cellulose nanofibres—from carrots!— runs on chocolate biodiesel and debuts at Brands Hatch on October 17th. It may even be competitive, it says here. [Pistonheads] » 9/09/09 2:00pm 9/09/09 2:00pm

BYD F3DM Extended Range Electric Car Launches In China, Out-Volt's…

Chinese automaker BYD has unveiled the BYD F3DM electric vehicle (EREV) for sale in the Chinese market. BYD also plans to bring the 62-mile range $22,000 car to the US and out-Volt the Volt. » 12/15/08 1:00pm 12/15/08 1:00pm

BMW Bosses Greenlight New 3-Series Crossover, AutoWeek Says

AutoWeek sources have spoken. BMW bosses have greenlit a new crossover model based on the 3-Series platform. Reportedly to be dubbed F3, the new model will compete with the Mercedes B-Class, but will be sold in the US by decade's end. What's the point? Market research voodoo points to consumers' desire for… » 5/24/07 9:39am 5/24/07 9:39am