For the FIA Formula 3 European Championship it is their first race weekend at Silverstone.
The FIA Formula 3 European Championship season kick-off, held three weeks ago at Monza, was dominated by Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam) who celebrated two race wins, there. Will the 18-year old Italian be able to defend his championship lead at Silverstone’s 5.891-kilometre GP circuit? This weekend, the rounds four, five and six will be contested at the tradition-rich motor-racing venue and not only the eight Britons on the 29-car grid are determined to beat the young Italian who is supported by the Ferrari Driver Academy.
Marciello travels to Silverstone with a 6.5-point lead over currently second-placed Pascal Wehrlein (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport) but the German switched from the Formula 3 to DTM. His Dallara-Mercedes now will be raced by US American Michael Lewis (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport) who was Marciello’s team-mate at Prema Powerteam, last year.
For the FIA Formula 3 European Championship it is the first race weekend at Silverstone. Last year, the venue of the very first Formula 1 World Championship race in the history of the sport, held back in 1950, staged a British Formula 3 Championship race weekend.
FIA Formula 3 European Championship