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Sat 13 Dec 2003
Davison hungry for Minardi test
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Davison hungry for Minardi test

Australian racing international Will Davison has been given the opportunity of a lifetime by the expat Aussie owner of the Minardi Formula 1 team, Paul Stoddart, and been offered a test with the team in 2004. Davison, 21, who raced in this...

Sat 06 Dec 2003
Will Davison International appoints Commercial Manager
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Will Davison International appoints Commercial Manager

John Benson joins group eager to help Davison all the way to F1 Will Davison International, the company formed to assist young Australian racing star Will Davison progress the motor racing ladder all the way to Formula 1, has announced the ...

Sun 23 Nov 2003
Brands Hatch round 24 race report
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Brands Hatch round 24 race report

Weather: Cold, overcast, and getting darker and more dismal by the minute After a relatively processional race earlier in the day, many were hoping that the final race of the 2003 British F3 season might provide something in the way of thrills...

Brands Hatch round 23 race report
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Brands Hatch round 23 race report

Weather: Cold, cloudy It would have been nice to report that the last two races of the 2003 British F3 Championship were full of drama and excitement, but if we tried to say that we'd have to lie. The first race of the weekend in...

Brands Hatch round 24 qualifying report
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Brands Hatch round 24 qualifying report

Weather: Grey, dull After the morning's mayhem we were down a car, because although Will Power (Menu Motorsport) had been passed fit and released from the medical unit, his Dallara was not in any state to qualify. He at least knew his...

Brands Hatch round 23 qualifying report
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Brands Hatch round 23 qualifying report

Changes - Rounds 23 & 24: Robert Doornbos was back in British F3 after his previous outing with Menu Motorsport at Spa. He must have liked racing for them. Meanwhile Lewis Hamilton is making his racing debut for Manor Motorsport after a ...

Thu 16 Oct 2003
Thruxton round 18 qualifying report
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Thruxton round 18 qualifying report

After a messy morning session for Round 17, this wasn't a lot better, though it was slightly different. At least this time neither Nelson Piquet Jr (Piquet Sports) nor Alan van der Merwe (Carlin Motorsport) was prepared to wait for everyone else...

Thruxton round 17 qualifying report
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Thruxton round 17 qualifying report

It was another one of those odd Thruxton sessions, where the weather heats up to the extent that it becomes almost impossible to improve at all in the final third of practice, and even if you could squeeze any more life out of your Avons, it would...

Tue 14 Oct 2003
Van der Merwe test WSF Nissan at Valencia
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Van der Merwe test WSF Nissan at Valencia

Alan van der Merwe on the pace in Nissan test at Valencia. Alan van der Merwe, winner of the F3 British Championship made his debut in a World Series Nissan car with team Carlin Motorsport at Valencia in Spain last Tuesday (7th October). The ...

IF3: Ernesto Viso joins Carlin for Cagliari
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IF3: Ernesto Viso joins Carlin for Cagliari

Ernesto Jose Viso has confirmed that he will take part in the first Masters of Sardinia event, having signed with Carlin Motorsport. The race, also known as the Grand Prix of Cagliari, will support the final round of the Euro F3000 Championship.

Thu 09 Oct 2003
Brands Hatch round 24 qualifying times
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Brands Hatch round 24 qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Nat Chassis/Engine Time Gap To 1st Pole --- --- -------------------- ----- --------------------------- --------- ------- ------- ---- 1. 33 Nelson Piquet Jr. BRA Dallara F303 Mugen-Honda...

Brands Hatch round 23 qualifying times
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Brands Hatch round 23 qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Nat Chassis/Engine Time Gap To 1st Pole --- --- -------------------- ----- --------------------------- --------- ------- ------- ---- 1. 33 Nelson Piquet Jr. BRA Dallara F303 Mugen-Honda...

Thu 02 Oct 2003
Billy Asaro Brands Hatch race report
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Billy Asaro Brands Hatch race report

Asaro Takes Top-Fives at Brands Hatch September 28, 2003 (Toronto, Canada): Billy Asaro took two top-five finishes today as the British Formula 3 Championship wrapped up its 2003 season at Brands Hatch in Kent, England. The 21-year-old Canadian...

Wed 01 Oct 2003
Brands Hatch round 23 race results
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Brands Hatch round 23 race results

Pos Car Driver Nat Chassis/Engine Time --- --- -------------------- ----- --------------------------- ---------- 1. 33 Nelson Piquet Jr. * BRA Dallara F303 Mugen-Honda 20:04.063 2. 12 Will Davison ...

Alan van der Merwe wrapups season domination
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Alan van der Merwe wrapups season domination

South African Alan van der Merwe has totally dominated this year's British Formula Three Championship, winning the prestigious title from his Carlin Motorsport team mate Jamie Green by an incredible 71 points. The British F3 series is...

Carlin Motorsport comfirms Clivio Piccione for 2004
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Carlin Motorsport comfirms Clivio Piccione for 2004

Monegasque Clivio Piccione will drive for championship winning team Carlin Motorsport in next year's British Formula Three Championship in a bid to win the prestigious title. Team boss Trevor Carlin is delighted to have Clivio driving for his ...

2003 Final standings
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2003 Final standings

Championship Class: Pos Driver Points --- ------------------------------ --------------- 1st Alan van der Merwe 308 points 2. Jamie Green 237 points 3. Nelson Piquet Jr.

Brands Hatch round 24 race results
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Brands Hatch round 24 race results

Pos Car Driver Nat Chassis/Engine Time --- --- -------------------- ----- --------------------------- ---------- 1. 33 Nelson Piquet Jr. * BRA Dallara F303 Mugen-Honda 16:05.169 2. 11 Robert Doornbos...

Tue 30 Sep 2003
Robert Doornbos Brands Hatch report
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Robert Doornbos Brands Hatch report

Robert Doornbos, regular in the new F3 Euro Series with Team Ghinzani and lying ninth in the highly-competitive standings, made his return to the British series this weekend at Brands Hatch, for the finale appointment of the season. Last 17th...

Billy Asaro Brands Hatch qualifying report
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Billy Asaro Brands Hatch qualifying report

Asaro Qualifies Superbly at Brands Hatch Canadian Hoping to End Season with Victory September 27, 2003 (Toronto, Canada): Billy Asaro was sensational today, qualifying third and sixth for a pair of British Formula 3 Championship races at Brands...

Will Davison Brands Hatch race report
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Will Davison Brands Hatch race report

Will Davison takes strong second at Brands Hatch A superb podium finish has been the perfect way to end the 2003 British Formula 3 Championship season for 21-year-old Australian Will Davison. Davison, driving a Dallara chassis with an ...

Thu 25 Sep 2003
Robert Doornbos Brands Hatch preview
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Robert Doornbos Brands Hatch preview

Robert Doornbos again with team Menu Motorsport at Brands-Hatch Robert Doornbos will be again at the wheel of Team Menu Motorsport's Dallara in the British F3 championship this weekend at Brands Hatch, for the last 2 rounds. Doornbos, ...

Wed 17 Sep 2003
Donington round 22 qualifying report
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Donington round 22 qualifying report

At the start of the session the track was still damp from some overnight rain and with an 09:00 start it was going to be a while before anyone was really able to hit their stride. At least the track was as clean as it ever gets at Donington -...

Donington round 21 qualifying report
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Donington round 21 qualifying report

Changes: This has to have been one of the most complicated seasons ever for driver changes. Certainly it's beginning to look as if no team is going to end the season with the same drivers it started the year with, and some of them have changed...

Fri 12 Sep 2003
Donington round 22 race report
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Donington round 22 race report

Weather: Fine, sunny. After all the excitement of Saturday, Round 22 was always likely to be something of an anticlimax, and so it proved. With the Championship Class title decided, and Alan van der Merwe (Carlin Motorsport) finally ...

Donington round 21 race report
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Donington round 21 race report

We've seen some pretty weird races in our time in a combined half-century or more of watching motor sports (and F3 continuously since 1986), but on a scale of one to ten where 1 is "that's a bit odd" and 10 is "you just had to be there to believe...

Wed 10 Sep 2003
Ernesto Viso Donington race report
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Ernesto Viso Donington race report

Ernesto Viso (Cambridge/Caracas, Venezuela) sensationally took the Scholarship Class Championship lead this weekend with two superb drives to claim a second place and victory in today's twin Formula 3 race encounters. Double pole position, ...

Anthony Davison Donington race report
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Anthony Davison Donington race report

Davison narrowly misses podium at Donington Aussie ace charges to strong race results in penultimate round Australian Will Davison has narrowly missed a podium finish in the latest rounds of the British Formula 3 Championship at Donington. The...

Alan van der Merwe claims championship
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Alan van der Merwe claims championship

Alan van der Merwe clinched the 2003 British Formula Three Championship at Donington Park with two superb drives last weekend. The British F3 Championship is regarded as one of the best proving grounds for young driver talent and Alan van der ...

Tue 09 Sep 2003
Standings after Donington
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Standings after Donington

Championship Class: Pos Driver Points --- ------------------------------ --------------- 1. Alan van der Merwe 298 points 2. Jamie Green 225 points 3. Nelson Piquet Jr.

Donington round 22 race results
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Donington round 22 race results

Pos Car Driver Nat Chassis/Engine Time --- --- -------------------- ----- --------------------------- ---------- 1. 11 Rob Austin * GBR Dallara F303 Opel Spiess 18 laps 2. 21 Alan van der...

Donington round 21 race results
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Donington round 21 race results

Pos Car Driver Nat Chassis/Engine Time --- --- -------------------- ----- --------------------------- ---------- 1. 33 Nelson Piquet Jr. * BRA Dallara F303 Mugen-Honda 22 laps 2. 7 Richard Antinucci...

Donington round 22 qualifying results
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Donington round 22 qualifying results

Pos Car Driver Nat Chassis/Engine Time Gap To 1st Pole --- --- -------------------- ----- --------------------------- --------- ------- ------- ---- 1. 11 Rob Austin GBR Dallara F303 Opel Spiess...

Donington round 21 qualifying results
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Donington round 21 qualifying results

Pos Car Driver Nat Chassis/Engine Time Gap To 1st Pole --- --- -------------------- ----- --------------------------- --------- ------- ------- ---- 1. 21 Alan van der Merwe ZA Dallara F303 Mugen-Honda...

Fri 05 Sep 2003
Spa round 20 race report
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Spa round 20 race report

Race - Round 20: Weather: Wet As the cars lined up on the grid for Round 20 of the British F3 series the heavens had just opened, but the rain seemed to be passing over. There was a great deal of anxious staring at the sky going on, while...

Thu 04 Sep 2003
Spa round 19 race report
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Spa round 19 race report

Race - Round 19: Weather: Threatening Now the chips were really down. With 6 races left in this year's British F3 Championship, and 126 points still up for grabs, Alan van der Merwe (Carlin Motorsport) arrived in Belgium with a 64 point lead...