How new F3 has learned from F2's mistakes

How new F3 has learned from F2's mistakes

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

Following the FIA's shuffling of the feeder series pack over the past couple of years, the Formula 3 name will join the Formula 1 support package for the 2019 season - ushering in a new era for the third-tier category under the stewardship of a new, yet familiar, promoter.

Outgoing incumbent ITR - the Gerhard Berger-led DTM promoter that ran the series under the FIA Formula 3 European Championship guise - makes way for F1's own feeder series division Formula Motorsport Ltd, headed by Formula 2 and GP3 supremo Bruno Michel.

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