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.
I gave the brakes a light squeeze as I hit the bottom of the hill, and then pinned it as I aimed for the apex of turn three. As I progressed throughout the day my pace quickened, but this time it was a little too fast, when suddenly the back end of the car was passing the front and I was spinning in a $120,000 cloud…
From this year's chaotic Macau Grand Prix weekend comes this gorgeous video of the Formula 3 race. Never has a lower-level formula race looked and sounded so epic. There's only fifteen laps in the season finale and the first few were interrupted by a huge crash. Make it count.
The Chinese Cup series brings us a lovely tale of what happens when you build a street course corner just a tad too small. You get a pileup that stops the race!
In January, we read about a woman named Noor Daoud — born in Texas, former member of the Olympic swim team, former player on the Palestinian national soccer team — currently racing cars in Formula 3.
Pictured above is Noor Daoud. She was born in Texas, likes fast cars, but also was on an Olympic swim team and on the Palestinian national soccer team. Right now, though, she's focused on racing Formula 3. According to reports, Daoud is the first Palestinian, male or female, to participate in and win an Israeli race.…
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.
Before he became a Formula 1 legend, Ayrton Senna had a rival named Tommy Byrne, whom some observers considered his superior. This is the story of how Byrne's one shot at the top echelon of F1 ended in mystery.
Who knew that DAF campaigned a Formula 3 car back in the 1960s? The first car was an Alexis chassis, a Cosworth mill and of course, the Variomatic transmission. It was mildly successful, managing a 7th-place finish at Monaco in '65. At that point Brabham entered the picture and Brit Mike Beckwith managed two wins in…