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How the ultra-tight F3 title fight is taking shape Prime

How the ultra-tight F3 title fight is taking shape

With just five points separating the top five after two rounds, FIA Formula 3 looks set for another thrilling season in 2022. But who stands the best chance of pulling away from that pack, and who are the contenders bubbling under?

F3 Imola: Stanek claims maiden victory with late Bearman pass

Roman Stanek clinched his first victory in a chaotic FIA Formula 3 feature race at Imola, snatching the lead from Ollie Bearman on the penultimate lap.

F3 Imola: Colapinto wins sprint as Collet, Hadjar collide

Franco Colapinto took victory in a dramatic FIA Formula 3 sprint race in Imola after snatching back the lead on the final lap. 

F3 Imola: Maloney leads Trident 1-2 for first series pole

Zane Maloney took pole position for the FIA Formula 3 feature race at Imola, snatching the top spot in a damp qualifying to lead Roman Stanek in a Trident 1-2.

David Schumacher to make F3 return at Imola

David Schumacher will make his FIA Formula 3 return at this weekend’s second round of the season at Imola, replacing Ayrton Simmons at Charouz.

Collet ends Barcelona Formula 3 in-season test on top

Caio Collet topped the timesheets at the FIA Formula 3 Championship two-day test in Barcelona. 

Minardi replaces Fernley in FIA Single-Seater Commission role

Former Formula 1 team owner Giancarlo Minardi has been chosen as the new president of the FIA Single-Seater Commission.

Correa out of ELMS opener with fracture, Imola F3 "at risk"

Juan Manuel Correa has been ruled out of the opening round of the European Le Mans Series at Paul Ricard after suffering a stress fracture in his left foot.

Leclerc tops two-day FIA F3 test at Jerez

Prema Racing’s Arthur Leclerc set the fastest time across the two days of the FIA Formula 3 Championship's in-season test at Jerez.

Edgar withdraws from 2022 F3 after Crohn's Disease diagnosis

Trident driver Jonny Edgar has withdrawn from the 2022 FIA Formula 3 season after he was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease.

Bahrain F3: Martins takes feature race win from charging Leclerc

Victor Martins took his first win of the FIA Formula 3 season in Bahrain, winning a chaotic feature race from a charging Arthur Leclerc. 

Bahrain F3: Hadjar inherits win after Bearman track limits penalty

Isack Hadjar was handed victory in a dramatic FIA Formula 3 sprint race in Bahrain after on-the-road winner Ollie Bearman was given a five-second penalty.

Bahrain F3: Colapinto takes pole for newcomer team Van Amersfoort

FIA Formula 3 rookie Franco Colapinto took pole position in Bahrain for Van Amersfoort Racing, topping qualifying at the first attempt for the newcomer Dutch squad.

Bahrain F3: Stanek tops practice ahead of Saucy and Leclerc

Roman Stanek topped the first FIA Formula 3 practice off the 2022 season in Bahrain, leading from Gregoire Saucy and Arthur Leclerc.

Smolyar withdraws from FIA F3 amid restrictions on Russian drivers

FIA Formula 3 driver Alexander Smolyar says he will not drive in the series this year after conditions were imposed on Russian drivers following the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

Hitech Grand Prix terminates Uralkali sponsorship deal

Hitech Grand Prix has terminated its sponsorship deal with Russian chemical company Uralkali “with immediate effect” amid the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.

Hadjar stays top on final day of FIA F3 Bahrain testing

Hitech Grand Prix rookie Isack Hadjar topped FIA Formula 3 pre-season testing in Bahrain for a second consecutive day on Friday.

Hadjar fastest on second day of Bahrain F3 pre-season testing

Isack Hadjar was quickest on the second day of FIA Formula 3 pre-season testing in Bahrain, topping the timesheets for Hitech Grand Prix.

Maloney tops first day of FIA F3 pre-season testing in Bahrain

Zane Maloney topped the timesheets for Trident in the first day of FIA Formula 3 pre-season testing in Bahrain.

Gregoire Saucy: How an outsider demolished a rank of F1 juniors Prime

Gregoire Saucy: How an outsider demolished a rank of F1 juniors

His career has been a slowburner but Gregoire Saucy trounced a collection of F1 juniors in Formula Regional by Alpine last year, and now he’s preparing to do it again in FIA F3. Here’s how the Swiss caught the world by surprise in 2021 and how he plans to do it all over again.

Van Amersfoort signs LMP2 race-winner Colapinto for FIA F3 team

Franco Colapinto has signed to join Van Amersfoort Racing for its first season in FIA Formula 3, joining Rafael Villagomez and Reece Ushijima at the Dutch team.

The hardships that haven’t dented Logan Sargeant's F1 dream Prime

The hardships that haven’t dented Logan Sargeant's F1 dream

Faced with “no options” for 2021, Logan Sargeant’s Formula 1 dream looked set to crumble. But a last-minute Formula 3 seat and a strong season secured him a Formula 2 drive for 2022. He told Motorsport.com how his transformative season affected both his personality and his future.

British F4 champion Maloney joins Trident F3 squad

2019 British Formula 4 champion Zane Maloney will move into the FIA Formula 3 championship for 2022, joining reigning teams' champion Trident for his maiden campaign.

F3 race winner Smolyar switches to MP for third season in 2022

Alexander Smolyar will move to MP Motorsport for the 2022 FIA Formula 3 season after splitting from ART Grand Prix.

Correa remains with ART for 2022 Formula 3 season

Juan Manuel Correa has extended his deal with ART Grand Prix, remaining at the French team in FIA Formula 3 for the 2022 season.

Arthur Leclerc stays with Prema for FIA F3 in 2022
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Arthur Leclerc stays with Prema for FIA F3 in 2022

Arthur Leclerc will stay with Prema Racing for his second season in FIA Formula 3 in 2022, and will also continue his association with the Ferrari Drivers' Academy.

Prema signs dual F4 champion Bearman for FIA F3

Italian and ADAC Formula 4 champion Oliver Bearman will graduate to FIA Formula 3 in 2022 having secured a deal to join Prema Racing.

Future W Series champions could get FIA F3 seat, says Mouton
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Future W Series champions could get FIA F3 seat, says Mouton

The FIA has proposed that future W Series champions could move into a Formula 3 seat, according to rally legend Michele Mouton.

Trident F2 test for F3 podium finisher Williams

FIA Formula 3 podium finisher Calan Williams is set to experience Formula 2 machinery after landing an outing with Trident at December’s end of season test.

Formula Regional champion Saucy steps up to F3 with ART
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Formula Regional champion Saucy steps up to F3 with ART

Formula Regional European by Alpine champion Gregoire Saucy has signed to ART Grand Prix for the 2022 FIA Formula 3 season.

Saucy tops final day of FIA Formula 3 post-season testing

Gregoire Saucy topped the timesheet on the final day of FIA Formula 3 post-season testing in Valencia.

Crawford fastest on second day of Valencia F3 post-season test

PREMA's Jak Crawford topped the second day of post-season FIA Formula 3 testing in Valencia from ART rookie Gregoire Saucy.

Doohan tops first day of Valencia F3 post-season test

Jack Doohan led the first day of FIA Formula 3 post-season testing in Valencia, topping both sessions with newcomer Van Amersfoort Racing.

F2 and F3 set for 2022 points allocation changes
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F2 and F3 set for 2022 points allocation changes

FIA Formula 2 and Formula 3 are set to introduce a new points system for the 2022 season.

Hulkenberg, Sargeant to make IndyCar debuts in Barber test
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Hulkenberg, Sargeant to make IndyCar debuts in Barber test

Ex-Formula 1 driver Nico Hulkenberg and Formula 3 race-winner Logan Sargeant will get their first opportunities to try an IndyCar when they take part in next week’s test at Barber Motorsports Park.

Formula 2 announces monster 2022 calendar of 28 races

The FIA Formula 2 Championship has announced a record 14-round calendar for the 2022 season that will comprise of 28 races on the Formula 1 support bill.

Van Amersfoort to replace HWA on FIA F3 grid from 2022
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Van Amersfoort to replace HWA on FIA F3 grid from 2022

Van Amersfoort Racing has been selected to join the FIA Formula 3 grid for the next three seasons, replacing HWA Racelab.

From zero to hero: How F3's 2021 champion bounced back

After a disastrous 2020 in FIA Formula 3 with Hitech, Dennis Hauger began to doubt himself - with the self-belief he had built through success in junior series evaporating. But after regrouping, he stormed to the F3 title in 2021. Here’s how he did it...

F2 and F3 drivers back return to two-race format for 2022
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F2 and F3 drivers back return to two-race format for 2022

Formula 2 and Formula 3 drivers have thrown their support behind a raft of format changes for 2022, returning to two races per weekend and reduced gaps between events.

Sochi F3: Doohan outduels teammate Novalak to win finale

Jack Doohan took victory in the final FIA Formula 3 race of the season in Sochi, securing Trident the teams’ championship title. 

Sochi F2 sprint to go ahead, F3 Saturday race cancelled

Formula 2 and Formula 3 organisers have issued a heavily revised Saturday schedule at Sochi, with only one F2 race to go ahead and F3’s sprint race cancelled.

Hauger: F3 title win "unreal" after disappointing 2020

Dennis Hauger says winning the 2021 FIA Formula 3 championship is “unreal” having bounced back from a disappointing 2020 in which he doubted his driving ability.

Sochi F3: Hauger seals title as Sargeant wins Race 1

Dennis Hauger secured the FIA Formula 3 title in the first race of the weekend in Sochi, as Logan Sargeant took his first victory of the season. 

F2 and F3 to run on same F1 weekends again in 2022

FIA Formula 2 and Formula 3 will both run on the same Formula 1 weekends next year in a change to the feeder series’ formats.

Russian GP facing Saturday rain disruption; F3 race rescheduled

Formula 1’s Russian Grand Prix weekend looks set to face rain disruption on Saturday as the FIA brought forward the opening Formula 3 race to Friday.

Sochi F3: Doohan takes pole in title showdown with Hauger

Jack Doohan took the final FIA Formula 3 pole position of the season at Sochi in a traffic-packed qualifying session, hotting up his title race with Dennis Hauger.

Sochi F3: Collet leads MP Motorsport 1-2 in practice

Caio Collet topped FIA Formula 3 practice in Sochi, leading teammate Victor Martins in an MP Motorsport 1-2. 

How Campos Racing has bounced back from its devastating loss Prime

How Campos Racing has bounced back from its devastating loss

After the sudden death of its founder in January, Formula 2 stalwart Campos Racing was left facing its hardest season to date. But new team boss Adrian Jr is determined to honour his father’s legacy and has returned the team to its winning ways

Simmons replaces Yeany at Charouz for F3 finale in Sochi

Ayrton Simmons will replace Hunter Yeany at Charouz Racing System for the final round of the FIA Formula 3 season this weekend in Sochi.

Prema and Campos bosses agree F2 and F3 should revert to old format

The bosses of Prema and Campos Racing say FIA Formula 2 and Formula 3 should revert to the old format used prior to this season, with two races per weekend instead of three. 

How F2 and F3's flawed format changes could prove shortlived

After a chaotic 2020, marred by the coronavirus pandemic, the FIA brought in radical changes to Formula 2 and 3. But less than 12 months later, there are talks of them being reversed after all did not go to plan…

Zandvoort F3: Hauger takes fourth season win to boost points lead Zandvoort
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Zandvoort F3: Hauger takes fourth season win to boost points lead

Dennis Hauger took his fourth FIA Formula 3 win of the year in Zandvoort, leading from lights to flag to boost his championship lead with just one round remaining. 

F3 drivers "really surprised" by Zandvoort passing opportunities

FIA Formula 3 drivers have expressed their surprise at how many opportunities there are to overtake around the Zandvoort circuit after an action-packed second race won by Victor Martins.

Zandvoort F3: Martins claims maiden victory in dramatic race

Victor Martins captured his first FIA Formula 3 victory at Zandvoort, with a convincing charge through the field putting him third in the drivers standings.

FIA F3 season finale moved from Austin to Sochi

The season finale of FIA Formula 3 has been moved from the Circuit of the Americas to Sochi after "unavoidable logistical changes" scuppered plans to race in the US.

Zandvoort F3: Leclerc holds off Sargeant for second win of the season

Arthur Leclerc took his second FIA Formula 3 victory in the first sprint race at Zandvoort, clinging onto the lead despite huge pressure from Logan Sargeant.

Zandvoort F3: Hauger snatches pole away from Schumacher

Dennis Hauger stole pole position from David Schumacher in the final moments of FIA Formula 3 qualifying at Zandvoort, taking the front spot for the third time this season.

Zandvoort F3: Crawford tops twice-red-flagged practice

Jak Crawford set the quickest time in FIA Formula 3 practice at Zandvoort, with the 16-year-old taking the top spot in a session halted twice by red flags.

Spa F3: Doohan wins feature race to thrust into title contention

Jack Doohan took his second consecutive victory in FIA Formula 3 at Spa, with his huge points haul reigniting the title fight. 

Spa F3: Doohan wins under safety car after Raidillon crash

Jack Doohan took his second FIA Formula 3 win in the second sprint race at Spa, which was marred by safety cars amid more wet conditions.