GP3 to visit Monaco for first time
26 January 2012 – GP3 will be making a first trip to Monte Carlo this year, it was confirmed on Thursday afternoon. The two races of the Formula 1 feeder series will support the Monaco Grand Prix on the four-day race weekend of 24-27 May.
“I am delighted to announce that Monaco has been confirmed on the 2012 GP3 Series calendar,” says Bruno Michel, CEO of the GP2 and GP3 championships.
“This is a fantastic exposure opportunity for the series, for the drivers to showcase their talent around the challenging streets of Monaco and to provide, as usual, a great show.”
GP3’s two Champions to date are Mexico’s Esteban Gutiérrez and Finn Valtteri Bottas, now the respective F1 reserve drivers of Sauber and Williams.