Alex Brundle: Aiming to make his mark in GP3

Alex Brundle: Aiming to make his mark in GP3

Alex Brundle has yet to win a race in junior single-seaters, despite having been around for three years at Formula 3 level. For 2012 he's heading to GP3 to chase the grand prix dream. Tom Mallett spoke to him

The GP3 Series established itself as a force to be reckoned with in 2011; the Formula 1 support category being a closely fought one, with 12 different drivers taking to the top step of the podium in 16 races.

Eventual champion Valtteri Bottas took four wins, securing the title in the penultimate race of the season by finishing ahead of his ART Grand Prix team-mate James Calado. Bottas now has an F1 test role with Williams, and the current crop of GP3 hopefuls will be aiming to repeat his feat this year. Alex Brundle is one of them. His move to GP3 follows two years in F2 (either side of a disappointing 2010 in British F3), and with it comes the bright lights of the European F1 circus.

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