F3 Euro Series preview: Sims on Bottas

F3 Euro Series preview: Sims on Bottas

There may be a reduced grid in the F3 Euro Series this year, but the battle at the front is as tough as ever, with ART team-mates Alexander Sims and Valtteri Bottas set to fight it out. AUTOSPORT spoke to Sims about his main rival

His Formula 3 career started slowly in early 2009, but as the year went on Alexander Sims started living up to the hype. By the end of the season he had notched up a maiden victory in the category, and came close to stealing rookie of the year honours from ART's Valtteri Bottas.

The McLaren AUTOSPORT BRDC Award winner certainly turned heads as the year went on, and performances such as the one he put in at Barcelona, where he chased Jules Bianchi all the way to the flag, led to plenty of interest in him for 2010. A move from Mucke Motorsport to ART seemed inevitable as the season drew to a close, and that's how it turned out.

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