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Red Bull has officially revealed plans for its new-look junior programme in 2019, confirming Super Formula moves for Dan Ticktum and Lucas Auer as part of a tie-in with Honda Formula Dream Project.
The Macau Grand Prix is edging closer to sticking with the former generation of Formula 3 cars in the wake of Sophia Floersch’s massive accident in the 2018 race last month.
Ferrari Academy driver and 2017 Italian Formula 4 champion Marcus Armstrong will drive for Prema Racing in the FIA Formula 3 Championship next year.
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.
Nikita Mazepin won the GP3 season finale in Abu Dhabi as Juan Manuel Correa's victory bid ended with a penalty despite him leading most of the race.
Anthoine Hubert became the last champion in GP3 history by finishing the first race of the Abu Dhabi finale in third, as Leonardo Pulcini scored the race win.
Racing Point Force India Formula 1 junior Nikita Mazepin cut his GP3 Series points deficit to Anthoine Hubert by taking pole position in Abu Dhabi.
European Formula 3 race-winner and Racing Point Force India Formula 1 junior Jehan Daruvala will join the GP3 Series grid in Abu Dhabi this weekend with MP Motorsport.
Trident's David Beckmann denied Joey Mawson a maiden GP3 win with a last-lap overtake in the Sochi sprint race as local hero Nikita Mazepin crashed.
FIA race director Charlie Whiting says "things need to be done better" by the GP3 Series to avoid a "basic mistake" like the one that halted its cars in Spa practice last weekend.