A if truth be told world-class 30-automobile capacity grid has been confirmed before next month’s FIA F3 World Cup at the great-beloved Macau Righteous Prix (14-17 November).
The FIA confirmed in July that the most modern-specification FIA Formula 3 autos would contest the 2019 edition of the flee, suggesting that is also the fastest Macau GP ever with the recent autos extra mighty than the old iterations of F3 equipment.
The circuit remains with out a doubt one in every of basically the most demanding anyplace on this planet, and security remains the tip priority for the FIA, with several key upgrades and developments being made before this three hundred and sixty five days’s event.
All ten groups that for the time being contest the FIA Formula 3 Championship at some level of Europe will most likely be represented at this three hundred and sixty five days’s 66th working of the Macau GP, with every squad getting into three autos.
Many of the European season regulars will most likely be joined by some of Asia’s finest younger drivers on the grid, whereas a bunch of headlining graduates will most likely be returning to F3 action.
Reigning champion Daniel Ticktum will most likely be bidding to turn into the first driver in history to insist a third successive Macau GP success, when the Briton lines up for Carlin Buzz Racing. American Logan Sargeant and Brazilian Felipe Drugovich be part of Ticktum at the crew.
SJM Theodore Racing by PREMA is the local favorite and one in every of basically the most a success groups at the Macau GP. The squad last gained the gargantuan flee lend a hand in 2015, nonetheless its stellar line-up this season will strike anxiousness into its competitors, with Robert Shwartzman, Marcus Armstrong and Jehan Daruvala piloting its autos.
Russian Scwartzman gained the 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship in commanding vogue, whereas crew-mates Armstrong and Daruvala performed second and third within the standings respectively, so the crew with out a doubt holds a trio of aces in its pack.
Callum Ilott is making one other Macau comeback having graduated to a fleshy time FIA Formula 2 Championship pressure at some level of the long-established season. The Briton is just not any stranger to the iconic Guia highway song as the SAUBER JUNIOR TEAM BY CHAROUZ driver contests his fifth Macau GP this time round. Ilott scored a podium in last three hundred and sixty five days’s Qualification Tear nonetheless the 20-three hundred and sixty five days-faded now targets total honours.
Enzo Fittipaldi – grandson of two-time Formula 1 champion Emerson Fittipaldi – has lower a mercurial ascent in automobile racing and the 18-three hundred and sixty five days-faded will construct his Macau GP debut for SAUBER JUNIOR TEAM BY CHAROUZ in exactly his third fleshy season of single-seater competition.
David Schumacher affords but one other F1 link at Sauber, as the son of dilapidated Macau GP winner Ralf Schumacher and nephew of seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, completes its line-up.
Ferdinand Habsburg famously came inner one nook of a success the Macau Righteous Prix lend a hand in 2017, before contact with the barrier handed Ticktum his first triumph, nonetheless the Austrian driver will most likely be a contender as soon as extra for the sphere considerable ART Righteous Prix crew.
Dane Christian Lundgaard and Spaniard Sebastian Fernandez total the ART Righteous Prix entry.
Estonian Jüri Vips – fourth total within the 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship – arguably headlines the Hitech Righteous Prix trio, although Briton Max Fewtrell and Japanese Yuki Tsunoda will furthermore be gunning for glory with the experienced outfit.
Oliver Caldwell and David Beckmann possess two of Trident Motorsport’s three entries, with its very finest driver but to be confirmed.
JENZER MOTORSPORT’s Hon Chio Leong will characterize Macau on the grid. German Andreas Estner will furthermore flee for the squad, as will a but unnamed third entry.
Jake Hughes spearheads HWA RACELAB’s insist with two further racers silent to be announced, whereas MP MOTORSPORT and CAMPOS RACING are but to verify their respective entries.
The FIA F3 World Cup is the very finest test and abilities contest for aspiring Formula 1 drivers, a no-holds-barred flee, which is ready to utterly level to thrilling for both followers and drivers alike.
The likes of Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher and David Coulthard enjoy all gained the gargantuan Macau Righteous Prix, and the victor from this three hundred and sixty five days’s obliging capacity grid will most likely be taking a seek to study of their illustrious footsteps.