The verdict on the start of the FIA F3 era

The verdict on the start of the FIA F3 era

The new FIA Formula 3 Championship that replaces GP3 and European F3 made its debut on the Spanish Grand Prix support bill last weekend - and the early signs were encouraging

Under the watchful eyes of Neymar - presuming he also heard that a new series was kicking off while attending the Spanish Grand Prix - the FIA Formula 3 Championship launched into action and initiated its new era at Barcelona last weekend.

The old Formula 1-supporting GP3 Series has merged with the European Formula 3 Championship - which previously had the FIA status – to form the new category.

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