A transient focus on at the entry list for subsequent month’s 66th Macau Immense Prix suggests the struggle for total honours is extensive originate, but we’ve decided to salvage a focus on at ‘six of the worthwhile’ from the superstar-studded FIA F3 World Cup line-up.
Reigning champion Daniel Ticktum shall be aiming to alter into the first driver in history to salvage three successive Macau GPs when he returns to the notorious Guia highway circuit, and the Briton is there for most efficient one thing… to salvage!
The 20-yr-ancient’s maiden Macau success got right here following the notorious the final nook collisions in 2017, as Ferdinand Habsburg and Sérgio Sette Câmara crashed out at hand then third-placed Ticktum an astonishing victory.
Ticktum’s 2nd title got right here in additional dominant vogue as he secured a Qualification Flee salvage, sooner than claiming a lights-to-flag triumph in the Last, and now the Carlin Buzz Racing driver is aiming for his hat-trick.
Robert Shwartzman is the 2019 FIA Formulation 3 Champion, having secured the title in his fatherland Sochi, Russia, final month.
The Russian ace is in fair form and the SJM Prema Theodore Racing driver shall be looking to add the icing on the cake in Macau.
Marcus Armstrong – Shwartzman’s team-mate – ensures that SJM Prema Theodore Racing has considerable more firepower in its armoury because the Unusual Zealander hopes to reverse the implications from the normal season.
The 19-yr-ancient finished runner-as much as Shwartzman in the FIA Formulation 3 Championship, but three wins and 7 podiums all over 2019 mark him out as a severe contender for Macau GP glory.
Despite graduating to the FIA Formulation 2 Championship for the 2019 season, Briton Callum Ilott is stepping again into F3 equipment in a sure strive to salvage the Macau Immense Prix for the first time.
The SAUBER JUNIOR TEAM BY CHAROUZ driver has confirmed severe tempo on quite a bit of instances around the 6.2km note, however the total victory has to this level eluded him. All that could also be feature to alternate subsequent month, on the other hand, because the Ferrari Driver Academy superstar chases a maiden Macau success.
Estonian Jüri Vips scored three victories all around the normal F3 season, ending up fourth in the total standings, and the Hitech Immense Prix driver arrives in Macau as a extremely belief of challenger to Ticktum’s thrown.
If testing form is anything to switch by then Dane Christian Lundgaard shall be one to ogle in November, having lately dominated a post-season F3 take a look at at the Circuit de Valencia.
The ART Immense Prix racer topped Days 1 and 2 in the most contemporary F3 specification equipment – cars that can form their Macau debut this yr – so the 18-yr-ancient could also bag upright forced his title into the body of doable winners.
Truly, there are quite a bit of more candidates on the entry list too, with the likes of Briton Jake Hughes spearheading HWA RACELAB’s predicament, or Habsburg looking to banish the reminiscence of 2017, and even Asia’s sizable hope in the form of Japanese Yuki Tsunoda.
Whereas the 2019 FIA F3 World Cup winner is unsure at this stage, what we produce know is that this could occasionally be a thrilling and titillating rollercoaster hotfoot on how to checking out.
The 2019 FIA F3 World Cup and FIA GT World Cup takes explain as fragment of the 66th operating of the Macau Immense Prix on 14-17 November.