A crash that started as simply a slide off of the track in the Formula 3 European Championship race on Saturday turned into an airborne, three-car wreck when another vehicle took a dusty corner, reportedly leaving a driver temporarily unconscious and warranting a hospital trip for two. The crash ended the race.
This is one of single-seater feeder series Formula 3's biggest weekends: Pau. Unfortunately for ex-Formula One, ex-NASCAR, World Endurance Championship racer and reigning Formula E champion Nelson Piquet Jr., the FIA barred him from participating due to his immense experience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…