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Nico Hülkenberg closes in on F3 Euroseries title at Catalunya

Nico Hülkenberg won the first of the two F3 races at Barcelona this weekend.
And although he failed to score in the second race he nonetheless extended his championship lead over rivals Edoardo Mortara, Renger van der Zande and Christian Vietoris.

Renger van der Zande cruises to Zandvoort win (F3)

A disqualification and a start line crash opened the way for Renger van der Zande to score his second victory of 2008.
After Nico Hülkenberg was disqualified from the first race van der Zande found himself third on the grid for the second race behind Niall Breen and Robert Wickens.
As the race got underway Breen made [...]

Zandvoort disqualification hits Hülkenberg’s title hopes (F3)

Nico Hülkenberg finished first on the road in the F3 Euroseries feature race at Zandvoort. With championship rival Edoardo Mortara spinning out. Hülkenberg was poised to take the lead in the title race.
But Hülkenberg was sensationally stripped of his win after stewards found his car 3kg under the 540kg minimum weight limit - a surprising [...]

Should British F3 and the BTCC join forces?

I have mixed feelings about the news the British Formula Three championship is considering uniting on the same bill as the British Touring Car Championship.
I enjoy both series very much, but I wonder if both on the same card would be too much of a good thing?

Video: Jon Lancaster in huge F3 Euro crash

Jon Lancaster suffered this gigantic crash in the first round of the F3 Euroseries championship today. But the shocking somersault left him with only bruising.
Lancaster hit the rear of Jean Karl Vernay’s car and flipped end-over-end, sliding off the track and clipping Dani Clos’s car before flipping the right way up again.
Lancaster will miss the [...]

GP2 Valencia Sprint: Glock wins race and title

Timo Glock has won the 2007 GP2 championship after cruising to his fifth win of the year in the final race of the year at Valencia.
The German was never headed as Brazilian title rival Lucas di Grassi struggled to make progress through the field.
Glock, test driver for the BMW F1 team who made four starts [...]

F3 Euro Nogaro 2: Buemi hangs on to win

The championship contenders took a win apiece at Nogaro as Sebastien Buemi took a narrow win ahead of a host of pursuing ASM rivals.
Buemi benefitted from second-placed Franck Mailleux stalling at the start to leap from sixth to second on lap one.
Edoardo Mortara took the lead but lost it when he was called in to [...]

F3 Euro Nogaro 1: Grosjean wins as ASM dominate

Romain Grosjean cruised to a straightforward win at Nogaro with his ASM team mates in tow.
Kamui Kobayashi followed him - a little too closely at times - to take second, while Nico Hulkenberg completed an ASM podium with third.
Sebastien Buemi took fourth at the start and remained their till the end of a race that [...]

F3 Euro Barcelona 2: Van der Zande’s first win

Renger van der Zande took his first Formula Three victory after a pile-up at the start of the second race at Barcelona eliminated several competitors.
Race one winner Edoardo Mortara was taken out in the crash along with Edoardo Piscopo, Tim Sandtler, Marco Holzer, Cyndie Allemann, Jonathan Summerton, Michael Patrizi, Basil Shaaban and Jean-Karl Vernay.
That left [...]

F3 Euro Barcelona 1: Mortara takes wet win

Edoardo Mortara won his second F3 race of the year in the first race at Barcelona, the start of which was delayed as heavy rain hit the Catalunya circuit.
He chased early leader Nico Hülkenberg, who started the race from pole but spun off on lap eight. Hülkenberg caught Mortara to finish just over a second [...]

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