2017 entry list revealed
The FIA Formula 3 European Championship has revealed the entry list of the 2017 season including a total of 20 cars. With only a few weeks before the first race in mid-April at Silverstone, all five teams entered – Carlin, Hitech GP, Motopark, Prema Powerteam and Van Amersfoort Racing – have registered four cars.
One of the rookies is Mick Schumacher, the son of the seven-time F1 World Champion Michael. Having finished second in the German and Italian Formula 4 series, the 17-year old German will continue with Prema Powerteam.
Indian Jehan Daruvala, member of the Force India F1 Academy, and British Lando Norris, the reigning champion of Eurocup F.Renault 2.0, NEC and Toyota Racing Series, will make their debut with Carlin.
Another Rookie is the Japanese Marino Sato (Motopark), while Australian Joey Mawson is set to enter the series with Van Amersfoort Racing after he won the ADAC F.4 title last year.
Brazilian Pedro Piquet and British Harrison Newey, who are respectively the son of the three-time F1 World Champion Nelson and of British F1 Engineer, have signed for Van Amersfoort Racing.
The official pre-season test at Hungaroring on March 24th and 25th, will represent their first official meeting in 2017.
Entry list FIA F3 European Championship 2017
|1||Motopark||Joel Eriksson (SWE)||Dallara F317–Volkswagen |
|3||Prema Powerteam||Maximilian Günther (DEU)||Dallara F317–Mercedes-Benz |
|5||Van Amersfoort Racing||Pedro Piquet (BRA)||Dallara F317–Mercedes-Benz |
|7||Hitech Grand Prix||Ralf Aron (EST)||Dallara F317–Mercedes-Benz |
|8||Prema Powerteam||Guan Yu Zhou (CHN)||Dallara F317–Mercedes-Benz |
|11||Hitech Grand Prix||Tadasuke Makino (JPN)||Dallara F317–Mercedes-Benz |
|17||Van Amersfoort Racing||Harrison Newey (GBR)||Dallara F317–Mercedes-Benz |
|25||Prema Powerteam||Mick Schumacher (DEU)||Dallara F317–Mercedes-Benz|
|27||Carlin||Jehan Daruvala (IND)||Dallara F317–Volkswagen|
|31||Carlin||Lando Norris (GBR)||Dallara F317–Volkswagen|
|33||Motopark||Marino Sato (JPN)||Dallara F317–Volkswagen|
|34||Hitech Grand Prix||Jake Hughes (GBR)||Dallara F317–Mercedes-Benz |
|47||Motopark||Keyvan Andres Soori (DEU)||Dallara F317–Volkswagen |
|53||Prema Powerteam||Callum Ilott (GBR)||Dallara F317–Mercedes-Benz |
|55||Van Amersfoort Racing||David Beckmann (DEU)||Dallara F317–Mercedes-Benz |
|62||Carlin||Ferdinand Habsburg (AUT)||Dallara F317–Volkswagen |
|96||Van Amersfoort Racing||Joey Mawson (AUS)||Dallara F317–Mercedes-Benz|
|99||Hitech Grand Prix||Nikita Mazepin (RUS)||Dallara F317–Mercedes-Benz |
|n/a||Motopark||TBA||Dallara F317–Volkswagen |