Feature: Young drivers to watch in 2015

Feature: Young drivers to watch in 2015

With the dawn of spring comes the start of several junior formula series, where a litany of young drivers hope to overcome their contemporaries and catch the eye of Formula 1 teams. The Formula 3 campaign begins next week, GP2 and Formula Renault 3.5 commence before the month is out while GP3 gets going alongside May's Spanish Grand Prix. Here, GPUpdate.net profiles 10 of the most promising young drivers to watch. Read more…

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  1. Saturday 4 April 2015

  2. Feature: Young drivers to watch in 2015 09:36

    Feature: Young drivers to watch in 2015

    With the dawn of spring comes the start of several junior formula series, where a litany of young drivers hope to overcome their contemporaries and catch the…

    GP2
  3. Saturday 19 July 2014

  4. Kirchhöfer coasts to maiden GP3 victory 17:07

    Kirchhöfer coasts to maiden GP3 victory

    Marvin Kirchhöfer claimed his maiden GP3 victory at his home event at Hockenheim after leading from lights to flag in extremely hot conditions. Kirchhöfer…

    GP3
  5. Kirchhöfer takes pole in tight qualifying battle 09:20

    Kirchhöfer takes pole in tight qualifying battle

    ART driver Marvin Kirchhöfer edged out championship leader Alex Lynn to claim pole position for his home GP3 race at Hockenheim on Saturday. Lynn led title…

    GP3
  6. Wednesday 19 February 2014

  7. Zamparelli switches to ART for 2014 season 07:31

    Zamparelli switches to ART for 2014 season

    Dino Zamparelli has joined title-holding team ART Grand Prix for the 2014 GP3 Series campaign. The 21-year-old Briton, who won the BARC Formula Renault title…

    GP3
  8. Sunday 8 September 2013

  9. Harvey wins second race at Monza 09:54

    Harvey wins second race at Monza

    ART driver Jack Harvey held off a stern challenge from MW Arden rival Daniil Kvyat to claim his second victory of the season in the final race of the Monza GP3…

    GP3
  10. Saturday 29 June 2013

  11. Harvey takes dominant home win 18:20

    Harvey takes dominant home win

    ART driver Jack Harvey won a caution-filled opening GP3 race at Silverstone on Saturday afternoon, with the Briton leading home a distant Kevin Korjus and Facu…

    GP3
  12. Thursday 25 April 2013

  13. Daly retains seat with ART Grand Prix 15:30

    Daly retains seat with ART Grand Prix

    Conor Daly will contest his second GP3 campaign with ART Grand Prix in 2013, having secured a deal to remain with the French outfit. The 21-year-old American, a…

    GP3
  14. Tuesday 11 December 2012

  15. Harvey joins GP3 Series with Lotus GP 13:05

    Harvey joins GP3 Series with Lotus GP

    British F3 Champion Jack Harvey will race in GP3 with Lotus GP next season. The 19-year-old first tested a GP3 car during post-season testing at Estoril last…

    GP3
  16. Saturday 8 September 2012

  17. Abt wins as disaster strikes for Evans 17:54

    Abt wins as disaster strikes for Evans

    Daniel Abt has won a remarkable opening GP3 race at Monza, staged after Formula 1 qualifying on Saturday evening. The championship took a major twist as series…

    GP3
  18. Saturday 1 September 2012

  19. Abt classified winner of shortened race 17:24

    Abt classified winner of shortened race

    Daniel Abt is celebrating his maiden GP3 victory at Spa, courtesy of an impressive double overtake on António Félix da Costa and Mitch Evans. In an already…

    GP3
  20. Saturday 28 July 2012

  21. Commanding Vainio on pole in Budapest 10:37

    Commanding Vainio on pole in Budapest

    Finland’s Aaro Vainio followed on from his pace-setting practice form to grab the GP3 pole position in Hungary on Saturday morning. With a new lap record, the…

    GP3
  22. Friday 27 July 2012

  23. Vainio sets pace in Budapest practice 08:42

    Vainio sets pace in Budapest practice

    Aaro Vainio was quickest as Hungarian track action started on Friday morning. The GP3 title challenger, hailing from Finland, led the way for Lotus ahead of…

    GP3
  24. Saturday 21 July 2012

  25. Abt seals home pole in Germany 10:35

    Abt seals home pole in Germany

    Lotus driver Daniel Abt has picked up the GP3 pole position at Hockenheim, lapping in the qualifying session which took place before final Formula 1 practice.…

    GP3
  26. Thursday 19 July 2012

  27. Daly aims to join Abu Dhabi test 12:02

    Daly aims to join Abu Dhabi test

    Conor Daly is optimistic about taking part in this year’s second Young Driver F1 test, staged in Abu Dhabi in November. The American, son of ex Grand Prix…

    F1
  28. Friday 22 June 2012

  29. Lotus one-two in opening Valencia practice 10:02

    Lotus one-two in opening Valencia practice

    The GP3 drivers were first to kick-off track action in Valencia on Friday morning, with Finland’s Aaro Vainio topping the timesheets and just missing out on a…

    GP3
  30. Saturday 26 May 2012

  31. 17:57

    GP3 video: Huge crash for Conor Daly

    GP3
  32. Friday 25 May 2012

  33. Vainio claims maiden victory in Monte Carlo 13:45

    Vainio claims maiden victory in Monte Carlo

    Shortly after Johnny Cecotto Jr. celebrated his first GP2 win on the streets of Monte Carlo, another Formula 1 feeder series was welcoming a maiden victor on…

    GP3
  34. Sunday 13 May 2012

  35. Daly celebrating first GP3 win in Spain 18:58

    Daly celebrating first GP3 win in Spain

    Prior to the dramatic Formula 1 race in Barcelona on Sunday, the day’s racing kicked off with the second round of the GP3 Series for 2012. Taking the…

    GP3
  36. Tuesday 10 January 2012

  37. Lotus ART becomes Lotus GP 17:27

    Lotus ART becomes Lotus GP

    The Lotus ART GP2 and GP3 teams will become known as Lotus GP for the 2012 season, it has been confirmed on Tuesday. The change comes as Group Lotus strengthens…

    GP2
  38. Thursday 24 November 2011

  39. Abt remains quickest in Valencia test 16:38

    Abt remains quickest in Valencia test

    Germany’s Daniel Abt has remained atop the timesheets on the second and final day of this week’s GP3 test session in Valencia. The Lotus ART driver posted a…

    GP3
  40. Wednesday 23 November 2011

  41. Abt tops opening day of Valencia test 19:06

    Abt tops opening day of Valencia test

    Lotus ART tester Daniel Abt topped the timesheets at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo on Wednesday,  posting a personal best effort of 1:27.505 to outpace Patric…

    GP3
  42. Monday 19 September 2011

  43. Exclusive interview with Valtteri Bottas 10:11

    Exclusive interview with Valtteri Bottas

    At Monza Valtteri Bottas successfully clinched the 2011 GP3 crown, thus becoming the first Finnish driver to win a title in one of Formula 1’s closest two…

    F1
  44. Sunday 11 September 2011

  45. Interview with GP3 Champion Valtteri Bottas 06:00

    Interview with GP3 Champion Valtteri Bottas

    Valtteri Bottas secured the GP3 Series crown at Monza on Saturday afternoon, having fended off Lotus ART team-mate James Calado to win the opening race of the…

    GP3
  46. Saturday 10 September 2011

  47. Bottas seals GP3 title with victory 17:48

    Bottas seals GP3 title with victory

    Valtteri Bottas secured the GP3 title with an impressive victory at Monza on Saturday afternoon, fending off chief championship rival and Lotus ART team-mate…

    GP3
  48. Sunday 28 August 2011

  49. Stanaway triumphs on debut weekend 09:36

    Stanaway triumphs on debut weekend

    Richie Stanaway converted his reverse-grid pole into victory at a dry Spa this morning, dominating Race 2 to win on his debut GP3 weekend. The New Zealander…

    GP3
  50. Saturday 27 August 2011

  51. Bottas storms to victory at Spa 18:33

    Bottas storms to victory at Spa

    Valterri Bottas claimed a dominant win during the first GP3 race of the weekend at Spa-Francorchamps on Saturday afternoon, overcoming Lotus ART team-mate James…

    GP3
  52. Calado beats Bottas to first GP3 pole 09:55

    Calado beats Bottas to first GP3 pole

    Britain’s James Calado has taken a maiden pole position for Saturday afternoon’s opening GP3 race at Spa. He beats championship-leading team-mate Valtteri…

    GP3
  53. Friday 26 August 2011

  54. Bottas heads Spa practice 09:24

    Bottas heads Spa practice

    Valtteri Bottas led the way as GP3 signalled the start of track action at Spa on Friday morning. The championship leader, driving for Lotus ART, posted a best…

    GP3
  55. Saturday 30 July 2011

  56. Bottas claims Saturday’s Budapest victory 18:55

    Bottas claims Saturday’s Budapest victory

    Finn Valtteri Bottas, reserve driver for the Williams Formula 1 team, has claimed victory in Saturday afternoon’s first GP3 race of the weekend in Hungary.…

    GP3
  57. Bottas clinches maiden pole in Hungary 08:20

    Bottas clinches maiden pole in Hungary

    Finland’s Valtteri Bottas has seized a career-first GP3 pole position for this afternoon’s first race of the weekend in Hungary. The Finn, who managed a lap…

    GP3
  58. Friday 29 July 2011

  59. Bottas moves ahead in second practice 17:28

    Bottas moves ahead in second practice

    Finn Valtteri Bottas topped the timesheets in GP3’s second Friday practice session at the Hungaroring. After setting the best time from Lotus ART team-mate…

    GP3
  60. Calado fastest in opening practice 09:58

    Calado fastest in opening practice

    Lotus ART’s James Calado topped the timesheets during this morning’s opening practice session at the Hungaroring, outpacing his nearest rival by more than…

    GP3
  61. Sunday 24 July 2011

  62. Bottas wins second Nürburgring race 09:00

    Bottas wins second Nürburgring race

    Lotus ART's Valtteri Bottas stormed to victory during the final GP3 race of the weekend at the Nürburgring on Saturday, stealing the lead in the first few…

    GP3
  63. Sunday 26 June 2011

  64. Calado triumphs in second race 09:30

    Calado triumphs in second race

    Lotus ART driver James Calado took a comfortable victory in this morning’s GP3 race at the Valencia Street Circuit, leading away from pole position before…

    GP3
  65. Friday 20 May 2011

  66. Bottas heads first Catalonia practice 09:57

    Bottas heads first Catalonia practice

    Finland’s Valtteri Bottas led the way in Friday morning’s GP3 practice session at the Circuit de Catalunya. Amid ideal conditions and with a best effort of…

    GP3
  67. Friday 6 May 2011

  68. Bottas leads opening GP3 practice 07:15

    Bottas leads opening GP3 practice

    Finland’s Valtteri Bottas led the way on a wet Friday morning as GP3 hosted its first practice session of the year at Istanbul Park. At the end of the…

    GP3
  69. Wednesday 13 April 2011

  70. Bottas fastest on Day 2 at Barcelona 17:53

    Bottas fastest on Day 2 at Barcelona

    Valtterri Bottas led proceedings on day two of the final pre-season test at Barcelona on Wednesday, with the Finn setting a personal best time of 1:38.004 to…

    GP3
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