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Ranking the 10 best drivers from F1's junior series in 2022
Red Bull junior Edgar switches to MP Motorsport for F3 campaign
Alonso-linked Spanish F4 champion Tsolov graduates to F3 with ART
PHM Racing to take over Charouz F2 and F3 entries
Williams F1 junior O'Sullivan to join Prema for 2023 F3 season
Ranking the 10 best drivers from F1's junior series in 2022 Plus

The ladder to F1 never gets any less slippery. But a strong cast of Formula 3 and Formula 2 aces proved sure of foot as they continued their climbs in 2022

Former Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award finalist Jonny Edgar will switch to MP Motorsport for his third season of FIA Formula 3 in 2023.

PHM Racing will take over Charouz Racing System's entries and assets in FIA Formula 2 and 3 from 2023.

Williams Formula 1 junior driver Zak O’Sullivan will join Prema for his second FIA Formula 3 season, moving over from Carlin.

F2 and F3 reveal calendars for 2023 season

The FIA has confirmed the Formula 2 and Formula 3 calendars for 2023, with both seasons kicking off in Bahrain in March.

FRECA champion Beganovic joins Prema in F3 for 2023

Formula Regional European champion Dino Beganovic will make his FIA Formula 3 debut with Prema in 2023.

How Ferrari rising star Bearman fared in his maiden FIA F3 season

Ferrari Academy Driver Ollie Bearman enjoyed a strong debut season in FIA Formula 3, coming close to winning the title. Here, the BRDC Superstars member reflects on his 2022 F3 campaign, and his nomination for the Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Award.

How Williams junior O'Sullivan is gearing up for his Aston Martin F1 test

The Williams junior driver has had a tricky rookie season in FIA Formula 3 but still has a lot to look forward to - including a maiden Formula 1 test for winning the 2021 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Award

Mercedes junior Aron signs up with Prema in F3

Mercedes Formula 1 junior Paul Aron is to make the step up to the FIA Formula 3 Championship in 2023 with top team Prema Racing.

How F3's all-female test proved physicality is no barrier to progression

Breaking into the Formula 1 feeder series pyramid has long proved tough for female drivers, but Abbi Pulling is among those making it her goal. She told Autosport what it was like to take part in F3’s all-female test and what more can be done to help women progress

Bortoleto fastest at F3 Jerez post-season test

Gabriel Bortoleto topped the timesheets in the FIA Formula 3 post-season test at Jerez, setting the fastest overall lap on Thursday for Trident. 

Montoya, Fittipaldi among F3 Jerez post-season test lineup

Sebastian Montoya and Emerson Fittipaldi Jr are among those confirmed to take place in the FIA Formula 3 post-season test at Jerez.

How a red-flagged race determined F3 champion Martins' destiny

Leading from the start of the 2022 FIA Formula 3 season, Victor Martins sat a champion in waiting as a red-flagged race decided his destiny. Much like the way he was crowned, it hasn’t always been straightforward for the determined Frenchman

Michel: "Never good to end a championship like that" after red-flagged F3 finale

FIA Formula 2 and 3 CEO Bruno Michel says it’s “never good to end a championship like that” after the title-deciding F3 race at Monza was red-flagged.

Bearman wanted red-flagged Monza F3 feature race to restart

Ferrari junior Ollie Bearman says he would have liked for the red-flagged FIA Formula 3 finale at Monza to be restarted, but accepts it was “completely out of our control.”

Martins thought of Lewis Hamilton's 2021 F1 season finale after F3 Monza red flag

Victor Martins says he was thinking about Lewis Hamilton’s 2021 Formula 1 season finale when the final FIA Formula 3 race of the season was red-flagged.

F3 Monza: Martins crowned 2022 champion in red-flagged finale

Alpine Formula 1 junior driver Victor Martins claimed the FIA Formula 3 title at a red-flagged Monza finale despite a penalty, as Zane Maloney took the race victory.

Bearman 'thought he had another lap' in Colapinto F3 Monza sprint race fight

Ollie Bearman says he thought he had one more lap remaining in his fight for the win against Franco Colapinto in the Monza F3 sprint race.

F3 Monza: Colapinto resists Bearman charge for sprint win, sets up six-way title finale

Franco Colapinto took a lights-to-flag victory in the final FIA Formula 3 sprint race of the season at Monza, holding off a strong challenge from title contender Oliver Bearman.

F3 Monza: Smolyar takes pole as Hadjar crashes out of qualifying

Alexander Smolyar took pole position for the final FIA Formula 3 round of the season at Monza, with Isack Hadjar crashing out in a blow to his title hopes. 

The Formula 3 title challengers gunning for title glory this weekend

As the FIA Formula 3 championship descends on Monza for its title decider, there are six drivers still firmly in contention split by just 25 points, with 39 still available. Here are the contenders hoping to scoop the prize and how they've got there

Monza qualifying 'critical moment' in F3 title fight, says Martins

FIA Formula 3 championship leader Victor Martins says qualifying will be the “critical moment” in the title fight heading into the final round at Monza.

F3 lines up all-female test at Magny-Cours

The FIA Formula 3 championship will host a test for four female drivers at Magny-Cours later this month.

F3 Zandvoort: Maloney claims safety car-hit feature win, Martins retakes title lead

Zane Maloney claimed his second consecutive FIA Formula 3 feature race win at Zandvoort as Victor Martins recaptured the championship lead.

Ranking the 10 best drivers from F1's junior series in 2022 Plus

Ranking the 10 best drivers from F1's junior series in 2022

The ladder to F1 never gets any less slippery. But a strong cast of Formula 3 and Formula 2 aces proved sure of foot as they continued their climbs in 2022

FIA F2
Dec 24, 2022
What racing in Australia means for the future of F1's junior series Plus

What racing in Australia means for the future of F1's junior series

The announcement that FIA Formula 2 and 3 would race alongside the Australian Grand Prix from 2023 came as a surprise, not only to fans but to the series’ teams too. But with Formula 1’s boom in popularity bringing more fans to the championships, team principals are relishing the opportunity

FIA F2
Jun 28, 2022
Why the Formula 3 benchmark's 2022 season hinges on qualifying Plus

Why the Formula 3 benchmark's 2022 season hinges on qualifying

Prema Racing has long dominated FIA Formula 3, taking the teams’ title in two of the past three seasons. But its start to 2022 has been trickier than usual, and the answers lie in its qualifying performance

FIA F3
May 27, 2022
How the ultra-tight F3 title fight is taking shape Plus

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?

FIA F3
May 3, 2022
The F3 newcomer making good on his unusual career path Plus

The F3 newcomer making good on his unusual career path

Joining the FIA Formula 3 grid as a rookie with a team new to the series could prove daunting for most, but then there aren't many drivers who have the extensive experience Franco Colapinto brings from his time racing sportscars. The Argentinian explains how his LMP2 experience is already helping him in 2022

FIA F3
Mar 27, 2022
The British trio hunting for F3 title glory Plus

The British trio hunting for F3 title glory

The 2022 FIA Formula 3 season kicks off this weekend in Bahrain. British trio Zak O’Sullivan, Ollie Bearman and Jonny Edgar have all become proteges of Formula 1 teams, and are talents to watch this year

FIA F3
Mar 18, 2022
How an outsider demolished a rank of F1 juniors Plus

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

Ranking the top 10 F2 and F3 drivers of 2021 Plus

Ranking the top 10 F2 and F3 drivers of 2021

With a veritable feast of feeder series talent in 2021, FIA Formula 2 and Formula 3 produced some of its most exciting racing yet. Although Prema Racing drivers once again dominated the respective series, drivers from other teams also stole the limelight to mark themselves out as stars of the future, or validate their highly-regarded standing

FIA F2
Dec 22, 2021