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Formula 3 racing will replace GP3 on the Formula 1 support bill in 2019 with a new car. It will be promoted by the same organisation that runs Formula 2, which has learned from the issues that plagued the second-tier championship's new car in '18.
Following the FIA's shuffling of the feeder series pack over the past couple of years, the Formula 3 name will join the Formula 1 support package for the 2019 season - ushering in a new era for the third-tier category under the stewardship of a new, yet familiar, promoter.
Outgoing incumbent ITR - the Gerhard Berger-led DTM promoter that ran the series under the FIA Formula 3 European Championship guise - makes way for F1's own feeder series division Formula Motorsport Ltd, headed by Formula 2 and GP3 supremo Bruno Michel.
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