The crash kids in the Formula 3 European Championship

24. June 2015

The crash kids in the Formula 3 European Championship

Open letter

Given the recent incidents at Spa-Francorchamps, no reasonable person will doubt that many drivers contesting the Formula 3 European Championship have been completely out of their depth. Big grids and an enormous amount of pressure to perform add to the problem.

 
In the past two years the FIA did everything in their power in order to tighten the restrictions on national Formula 3 series, which made it impossible to organise a national racing series any longer. As a consequence, the two remaining national Formula 3 championships in Europe, the German and the British series, had to throw in the towel at the end of 2014.
 
However, the scary incidents at Monza and Spa with cars overturning clearly show and are a terrifying proof that the direct switch from a national Formula 4 series to the Formula 3 European Championship is not working out as planned. The young drivers are lacking both the respect for their competitors and the fear of ...

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Formel 3 guide available from now on

26. February 2015

A true collector's item by now, it adorns the shelves of many motorsports enthusiasts. The “DEKRA Formel 3 Guide” by author Wolfgang Neumayer offers more than 500 colour photos on 116 pages, providing a complete overview of the ATS Formula 3 Cup and the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, including entry lists, race reports and results. The 21st edition of the “DEKRA Formel 3 Guide” is now available.Published as a book of statistics in the early years, it evolved to ...

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ATS Formula 3 Cup to take a break in 2015

23. January 2015

The ATS Formula 3 Cup or rather its planned international successor series, the German Formula Open, will not take place in 2015. This decision was made by the Formula 3 Association in an internal meeting. Even before the start of the 2014 season the FIA had limited the regulations for national Formula 3 series to such an extent that it is no longer possible to contest the cup as a national series. Those requirements by the FIA were not changed ...

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