2021 FIA Formula 3 Championship
Drivers' Champion: Dennis Hauger
Teams' Champion: Trident
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Parent series:
Formula 1 World Championship
Formula 2 Championship
Prema Racing entered the season as the defending Teams' Champions.

The 2021 FIA Formula 3 Championship was a motor racing championship for Formula 3 cars that was sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). The championship was the twelfth season of Formula 3 racing and the third season run under the FIA Formula 3 Championship moniker. It was an open-wheel racing category that served as the third tier of formula racing in the FIA Global Pathway. The category was run in support of selected rounds of the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship. As the championship was a spec series, all teams and drivers that competed in the championship ran the same car, the Dallara F3 2019.[1][2] The championship was contested over twenty-one races at seven circuits. It started in May 2021 with a round in the support of the Spanish Grand Prix, and ended in September, where it supported the Russian Grand Prix.

Dennis Hauger took the drivers' championship title in Race 1 of the final round at Sochi, while Trident secured their first teams' championship title after a double podium in Race 3.

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As the championship was a spec series, all teams competed with an identical Dallara F3 2019 chassis and tyre compounds developed by Pirelli.[1][3] Each car was powered by a 3.4 L (207 cu in) naturally-aspirated V6 engine developed by Mecachrome.[4]

Teams No. Driver Rounds
Italy Prema Racing 1 Norway Dennis Hauger All
2 Monaco Arthur Leclerc All
3 United Kingdom Olli Caldwell All
Italy Trident 4 Australia Jack Doohan All
5 France Clément Novalak All
6 Germany David Schumacher All
France ART Grand Prix 7 Denmark Frederik Vesti All
8 Russia Aleksandr Smolyar All
9 United States Juan Manuel Correa All
United Kingdom Hitech Grand Prix 10 United States Jak Crawford All
11 Japan Ayumu Iwasa All
12 Czech Republic Roman Staněk All
Germany HWA Racelab 14 Italy Matteo Nannini All
15 Denmark Oliver Rasmussen All
16 Mexico Rafael Villagómez All
Netherlands MP Motorsport 17 France Victor Martins All
18 Brazil Caio Collet All
19 Netherlands Tijmen van der Helm All
Spain Campos Racing 20 Hungary László Tóth 1, 3–7
France Pierre-Louis Chovet 2
21 Italy Lorenzo Colombo All
22 Belgium Amaury Cordeel All
United Kingdom Carlin Buzz Racing 23 Israel Ido Cohen All
24 United States Kaylen Frederick 1–3, 6–7
United Kingdom Jake Hughes 4
25 United Kingdom Jonny Edgar All
Switzerland Jenzer Motorsport 26 Australia Calan Williams All
27 France Pierre-Louis Chovet 1
United Kingdom Johnathan Hoggard 2–7
28 Romania Filip Ugran All
Czech Republic Charouz Racing System 29 United States Logan Sargeant All
30 Brazil Enzo Fittipaldi 1–4
United States Hunter Yeany 5–6
United Kingdom Ayrton Simmons 7
31 France Reshad de Gerus 1–4
Portugal Zdeněk Chovanec[a] 5–7
Source:[6]

In detail

Prema Racing fielded a new driver lineup as reigning champion Oscar Piastri graduated to Formula 2,[7][b] Logan Sargeant moved to Charouz Racing System and Mercedes-backed Frederik Vesti joined ART Grand Prix.[8] The seats were filled by Ferrari-backed Formula Regional European runner-up Arthur Leclerc,[9] Red Bull-backed Dennis Hauger, who moved from Hitech Grand Prix,[10] and Olli Caldwell, who moved from Trident.[11]

Trident signed three new drivers to replace Caldwell, Lirim Zendeli and David Beckmann, as Zendeli and Beckmann graduated to Formula 2.[12] Clément Novalak and David Schumacher joined the team from Carlin Buzz Racing, alongside Red Bull-supported Jack Doohan who switched from HWA Racelab.

ART Grand Prix's Théo Pourchaire, who finished as runner-up in 2020, graduated to the team's Formula 2 outfit.[13] Sebastián Fernández also left the series. ART retained Aleksandr Smolyar and signed Frederik Vesti and Juan Manuel Correa, who made his return to racing after being seriously injured in a Formula 2 crash in 2019.[14]

Hitech Grand Prix fielded three new drivers as Dennis Hauger left, Liam Lawson graduated to Formula 2 and Pierre-Louis Chovet moved to Jenzer Motorsport.[15][16] The team signed Red Bull juniors Jak Crawford and Ayumu Iwasa,[17] ADAC Formula 4 runner-up and French Formula 4 champion respectively, alongside Roman Staněk who moved from Charouz Racing System.[18]

HWA Racelab did not retain Jake Hughes, who left the series to become Venturi Racing's reserve driver in Formula E. Enzo Fittipaldi and Jack Doohan also left the team, with Fittipaldi joining Charouz Racing System. HWA Racelab signed Matteo Nannini, who switched from Jenzer Motorsport,[19] Formula Regional European graduate Oliver Rasmussen and Formula 4 graduate Rafael Villagómez.

MP Motorsport's 2020 drivers Richard Verschoor, Bent Viscaal and Lukas Dunner all left the series, with Verschoor and Viscaal graduating to Formula 2. The team signed Alpine Academy drivers Victor Martins and Caio Collet, reigning Formula Renault Eurocup champion and runner-up respectively, alongside Tijmen van der Helm who also graduated from the series.

Campos Racing signed three new drivers as Alex Peroni left to compete in Indy Lights,[20] Alessio Deledda graduated to Formula 2[21] and Sophia Flörsch left the series to race in Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters and the FIA World Endurance Championship. Formula Renault Eurocup graduates László Tóth, Lorenzo Colombo and Amaury Cordeel joined the team.

Carlin Buzz Racing fielded a new lineup as Clément Novalak and David Schumacher left, and Cameron Das returned to the Euroformula Open championship. Red Bull junior and reigning ADAC Formula 4 champion Jonny Edgar joined the team,[22] alongside reigning BRDC British Formula 3 champion Kaylen Frederick and Euroformula Open graduate Ido Cohen.

Jenzer Motorsport retained Calan Williams,[23] and Matteo Nannini and Federico Malvestiti left the team. Formula 4 graduate Filip Ugran joined Jenzer alongside Pierre-Louis Chovet.

Charouz Racing System did not retain Igor Fraga or Michael Belov, with Roman Staněk leaving the team. Charouz signed Formula Renault Eurocup graduate Reshad de Gerus to race alongside Logan Sargeant and Enzo Fittipaldi.

Mid-season changes

For the second round at the Circuit Paul Ricard, BRDC British Formula 3 runner-up Johnathan Hoggard replaced Pierre-Louis Chovet at Jenzer, with Chovet citing sponsorship issues as the reason for the change.[24] Campos driver László Tóth tested positive for COVID-19 shortly prior to the round and was forced to withdraw.[25] He was replaced by Chovet.[26] Tóth returned to Campos for the third round at the Red Bull Ring.[27]

Kaylen Frederick missed the fourth round at the Hungaroring as he was still recovering from a thumb injury sustained in a crash at the Red Bull Ring. Former HWA Racelab driver Jake Hughes replaced him at Carlin Buzz Racing.[28]

Charouz Racing System made two driver changes for the fifth round at Spa-Francorchamps. Enzo Fittipaldi was promoted to the team's Formula 2 outfit and Reshad de Gerus left the team. They were replaced by Indy Pro 2000 racer Hunter Yeany and Euroformula Open driver Zdeněk Chovanec.[5] Kaylen Frederick was set to return at Spa-Francorchamps having recovered from his thumb injury, but was required to sit out the event after testing positive for COVID-19.[29] Carlin did not replace him and the team only fielded two cars.[30] Frederick returned to Carlin for the sixth round at Circuit Zandvoort.[31]

Hunter Yeany was forced to miss the season finale at Sochi Autodrom due to clashing commitments. He was replaced by GB3 Championship title contender Ayrton Simmons.[32]

Calendar

A provisional calendar was published on 10 November 2020.

Round Circuit Races 1 & 2 Race 3
1 Spain Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Montmeló 8 May 9 May
2 France Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet 19 June 20 June
3 Austria Red Bull Ring, Spielberg 3 July 4 July
4 Hungary Hungaroring, Mogyoród 31 July 1 August
5 Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Stavelot 28 August 29 August
6 Netherlands Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort 4 September 5 September
7 Russia Sochi Autodrom, Sochi 24–25 September 26 September
United States Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas Cancelled Cancelled
Source:[33]

Calendar changes

As a consequence of cost-cutting measures, the Formula 2 and Formula 3 championships will adopt a new format. The two championships will alternate between Grands Prix meetings and will no longer appear together on the support race bill. Although this will reduce the number of rounds, both championships will run three races at a Grand Prix instead of two. The format change was designed to cut costs for teams competing in both championships by allowing them to rotate staff between each championship.[34]

As the 2020 championship was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 calendar featured substantial revisions:

  • The round at Mugello Circuit and the extra rounds at the Red Bull Ring and Silverstone Circuit supporting the Styrian and 70th Anniversary Grands Prix respectively were removed from the schedule as these rounds were run in support of one-off Grands Prix.
  • The Silverstone and Monza rounds, which supported the British and Italian Grands Prix respectively, were removed from the schedule to make way for the new weekend format.
  • The Paul Ricard round returned to the championship. It was originally timetabled for 26-27 June, but took place a week earlier due to the rescheduling of the French Grand Prix.
  • The Circuit Zandvoort made its début in 2021. The circuit had been included on the 2020 calendar, but was removed from the schedule in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The final round of the championship was set to take place at the Circuit of the Americas on 23-24 October, in what would have been the circuit's début in the series. However, in early September, the round was cancelled "following unavoidable logistical changes" and was replaced with a round at the Sochi Autodrom taking place on 25-26 September.[35]

Regulation changes

Sporting changes

The weekend format was changed with two races held on Saturday and one race on Sunday. The qualifying determined the grid of the Sunday race and the first Saturday race, which will also see the top twelve drivers from Qualifying have their grid positions reversed.[36] The grid of the second race was formed by results of the first Saturday race, with top twelve finishers reversed. The addition of a third race to the weekend meant that teams were provided with an extra set of tyres.

Season report

Round 1: Spain

The season began at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with Dennis Hauger setting the fastest time in qualifying and hence taking pole position for Race 3. Jonny Edgar qualified 12th, giving him reverse-grid pole position for Race 1. Aleksandr Smolyar passed Edgar early in the race, which later ended under safety car conditions after Oliver Rasmussen went off-track and became stuck in the gravel. This allowed Smolyar to claim his first FIA Formula 3 victory.

Enzo Fittipaldi started from pole position in Race 2 by virtue of finishing Race 1 in 12th place. Race 1 winner Smolyar and Logan Sargeant were eliminated on the first lap after colliding with each other and spinning into the gravel. On lap 12 of 22, David Schumacher passed Fittipaldi for the lead of the race, however both drivers were eliminated three laps later when Fittipaldi attempted to reclaim the lead and the two collided. The lead now passed to Matteo Nannini. On the penultimate lap, Hauger attempted to pass Nannini and the two made contact, breaking Hauger's front wing and causing Nannini to spin. Olli Caldwell, who started the race in seventh place, crossed the finish line to take his maiden FIA Formula 3 victory.

Hauger led the entirety of Race 3 to take his first FIA Formula 3 race win ahead of Jack Doohan and Nannini. This result allowed Hauger to claim the lead of the championship after Round 1, two points ahead of teammate Caldwell.

Round 2: France

The season resumed at the Circuit Paul Ricard. Frederik Vesti took pole position in qualifying for Race 3, while Calan Williams qualified 12th to start on pole for Race 1. The first race featured five drivers – Williams, Logan Sargeant, Ayumu Iwasa, Aleksandr Smolyar and Victor Martins – trading the lead of the race. Iwasa was later penalised for taking the lead whilst off the track. On the final lap, Martins – who had made his way into the lead after starting 10th – was overtaken by Smolyar, who took his second race victory in four races. After starting from 30th place after breaking his suspension in qualifying, Arthur Leclerc progressed to 12th place in the race, earning himself pole position for Race 2.

Leclerc maintained his lead for the entirety of Race 2 to claim his first victory, and first points finish, in FIA Formula 3. Jak Crawford, who started the race alongside Leclerc on the front row, stalled his car at the race start and eventually finished 14th. Leclerc's teammate Dennis Hauger finished second and Martins climbed from 11th on the grid to pass Olli Caldwell on the penultimate lap for third place.

Race 3 took place in wet conditions. Hauger took the lead from polesitter Vesti at the race start, who would gradually drop back to sixth by the end of the race. Hauger held the lead until lap 15 of 20 when Jack Doohan, who had made his way up from fifth place, overtook him. Doohan crossed the finish line to take his first FIA Formula 3 victory, followed by Hauger and Caio Collet. At the conclusion of the round, Hauger held the lead of the championship by six points over Martins, with Doohan a further two points adrift in third place.

Round 3: Austria

Caio Collet initially set the fastest time in qualifying at the Red Bull Ring, however Dennis Hauger was awarded Race 3 pole position after Collet's time was deleted for exceeding track limits. Logan Sargeant took reverse-grid pole position for Race 1. Sargeant, Matteo Nannini and Clément Novalak spent the race exchanging the lead, before Nannini and Novalak collided with three laps remaining. This allowed Hauger, who had progressed to third place after starting 12th, to take his second victory of the season ahead of teammate Olli Caldwell with Sargeant third. After the race, eleven drivers in total were penalised, with most penalties issued for violating track limits at turns nine and ten. This promoted Jack Doohan to third place.

After all penalties from Race 1 were applied, David Schumacher took reverse-grid pole position for Race 2.[37] The race was interrupted by safety car periods after collisions between Logan Sargeant and Tijmen van der Helm and later Juan Manuel Correa and Kaylen Frederick, with the latter collision leaving Frederick with a fractured thumb. Schumacher held the lead for the entire race distance to claim his first FIA Formula 3 victory and points finish. Second place had been traded between Jak Crawford, Victor Martins and Roman Staněk, however Crawford and Martins both retired with apparent mechanical issues and the podium was completed by Frederik Vesti and Hauger. Arthur Leclerc claimed the fastest lap and finished sixth, having started the race in 27th place.

Vesti took the lead of Race 3 from pole-sitter Hauger on lap five of 24, and Aleksandr Smolyar briefly claimed the lead before it was retaken by Vesti. On lap 15, Leclerc took to the grass whilst attempting to overtake Martins, losing control of his car and causing a heavy accident that also eliminated Novalak from the race. The safety car was deployed as a result. Vesti held his lead to take his first race win of the season, followed by Hauger in second place and Caldwell in third. Having taken a podium finish at all three races, Hauger extended his championship lead, 41 points ahead of Vesti in second place.

Round 4: Hungary

Arthur Leclerc took Race 3 pole in qualifying at the Hungaroring. Jonny Edgar qualified 12th making him the pole-sitter for Race 1. Edgar held the lead of Race 1 until lap eight, when he was overtaken by Lorenzo Colombo. Edgar retired with a mechanical issue shortly after. The safety car was later deployed after Frederik Vesti's car stopped with mechanical problems. Colombo maintained his lead and crossed the finish line in first place, however he was later judged to have fallen more than ten car lengths behind the safety car. The resulting five-second penalty dropped him to seventh place and allowed Ayumu Iwasa to take his first FIA Formula 3 victory. Logan Sargeant was elevated to third place, claiming Charouz Racing System's first FIA Formula 3 podium finish.

Enzo Fittipaldi started Race 2 in pole position. Matteo Nannini, who started third, passed second-placed Roman Staněk at the first corner and later overtook Fittipaldi for the lead. Fittipaldi claimed another podium finish for Charouz Racing System and Staněk took his first podium of the season.

Race 3 took place in wet conditions. Pole-sitter Leclerc battled for the lead with, and was eventually passed by, teammate Dennis Hauger. The race ended under the safety car after a collision involving Rafael Villagómez, Ido Cohen and László Tóth left the latter two stranded on track. After claiming his third race win of the season, Hauger now held a 63-point advantage in the championship over second-placed Jack Doohan.[38]

Round 5: Belgium

The qualifying session and all three races at Spa-Francorchamps took place in wet conditions. Jack Doohan claimed Race 3 pole position in qualifying and Lorenzo Colombo was the pole-sitter for Race 1. A multi-car battle in Race 1 for fourth place saw Caio Collet penalised for overtaking off-track. Colombo led the entirety of the race and finished over thirteen seconds ahead of second-placed Jak Crawford to claim Campos' first FIA Formula 3 race victory.

Doohan started Race 2 from pole position. The race was interrupted by a safety car in order to collect Matteo Nannini's car, which was stranded on track after a spin. The race later ended under safety car conditions after a collision at the Raidillon curve involving Amaury Cordeel and Calan Williams. Trident took a 1-2 finish with Doohan winning the race ahead of David Schumacher.

Pole-sitter Doohan and Victor Martins competed for the lead during Race 3. Martins briefly claimed the lead from Doohan, but later relinquished the position as his overtaking move was completed off-track. Doohan led the rest of the race to claim a second consecutive win. Championship leader Dennis Hauger had qualified only 14th and collected six points from the three races. This allowed Doohan to close the gap between them in the championship from 63 to 25 points by the end of the round.

Round 6: Netherlands

Dennis Hauger set the fastest time in qualifying to claim his third Race 3 pole position of the season. Amaury Cordeel began Race 1 as pole-sitter. Arthur Leclerc, who started the race in third place, took the lead at the first corner. Shortly after, Cordeel and Aleksandr Smolyar collided, causing Cordeel to spin and fall the back of the field. The race was interrupted by a safety car period after an accident involving Johnathan Hoggard and Hunter Yeany, and Leclerc held the lead of the race from Logan Sargeant at the restart to take his second victory of the season.

Ido Cohen started on pole position for Race 2. Clément Novalak took the lead of the race from Cohen at the first corner. Victor Martins, who started fifth, gained places to eventually pass Novalak for the lead with nine laps remaining. The safety car was deployed late into the race when Cordeel spun into the gravel and could not resume, and the race was restarted with two laps remaining. Championship contenders Hauger and Jack Doohan failed to score points due to incidents at the restart; Hauger and Cohen made contact whilst competing for fourth place which ended the races of both drivers, and eighth-placed Doohan ran wide into the gravel on the final lap. Martins held his lead to take his first FIA Formula 3 race victory.

Hauger took a lights-to-flag victory in the final race of the weekend, extending his advantage in the championship over Doohan, who finished fourth, to 43 points. Novalak took another second-place finish after a Lap 22 collision between David Schumacher and Martins, who were fighting for second, eliminated Schumacher from the race and left Martins with a 10-second penalty. The penalty demoted Martins from third to tenth, so Smolyar took his place on the podium.

Round 7: Russia

Jack Doohan secured pole position for Race 3 and four points in qualifying, though transponder issues meant teammate Clément Novalak was erroneously awarded pole position at first. It was announced during that session that Race 1 had been moved to Friday afternoon because of concerns over inclement weather on Saturday morning. Victor Martins started that race from the front, but Logan Sargeant took the lead into Turn 2, which he never relinquished despite late pressure from Dennis Hauger, allowing Sargeant to claim Charouz Racing System's first FIA Formula 3 race victory. Starting fourth, Hauger worked his way up to second after passing Jak Crawford and Martins. With title rival Doohan failing to score, Hauger had enough points to secure the championship title with two races to spare.

Race 2 was set to run on Saturday afternoon with Johnathan Hoggard on pole position, however the race was cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.

Results and standings

Season summary

Round Circuit Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Report
1 R1 Spain Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya Russia Aleksandr Smolyar Russia Aleksandr Smolyar France ART Grand Prix Report
R2 Norway Dennis Hauger United Kingdom Olli Caldwell Italy Prema Racing
R3 Norway Dennis Hauger Norway Dennis Hauger Norway Dennis Hauger Italy Prema Racing
2 R1 France Circuit Paul Ricard Australia Jack Doohan Russia Aleksandr Smolyar France ART Grand Prix Report
R2 France Victor Martins Monaco Arthur Leclerc Italy Prema Racing
R3 Denmark Frederik Vesti France Reshad de Gerus Australia Jack Doohan Italy Trident
3 R1 Austria Red Bull Ring Norway Dennis Hauger Norway Dennis Hauger Italy Prema Racing Report
R2 Monaco Arthur Leclerc Germany David Schumacher Italy Trident
R3 Norway Dennis Hauger France Victor Martins Denmark Frederik Vesti France ART Grand Prix
4 R1 Hungary Hungaroring Italy Lorenzo Colombo Japan Ayumu Iwasa United Kingdom Hitech Grand Prix Report
R2 United Kingdom Olli Caldwell Italy Matteo Nannini Germany HWA Racelab
R3 Monaco Arthur Leclerc Italy Matteo Nannini Norway Dennis Hauger Italy Prema Racing
5 R1 Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps Italy Lorenzo Colombo Italy Lorenzo Colombo Spain Campos Racing Report
R2 France Clément Novalak Australia Jack Doohan Italy Trident
R3 Australia Jack Doohan France Victor Martins Australia Jack Doohan Italy Trident
6 R1 Netherlands Circuit Zandvoort Russia Aleksandr Smolyar Monaco Arthur Leclerc Italy Prema Racing Report
R2 France Victor Martins France Victor Martins Netherlands MP Motorsport
R3 Norway Dennis Hauger Norway Dennis Hauger Norway Dennis Hauger Italy Prema Racing
7 R1 Russia Sochi Autodrom France Clément Novalak United States Logan Sargeant Czech Republic Charouz Racing System Report
R2 Race cancelled
R3 Australia Jack Doohan Monaco Arthur Leclerc Australia Jack Doohan Italy Trident

Scoring system

Points were awarded to the top ten classified finishers in all 3 races. The pole-sitter in Race 3 also received four points, and two points were given to the driver who set the fastest lap inside the top ten in all 3 races. No extra points were awarded to the pole-sitter in Race 1 or Race 2 as the grid for Race 1 was set by reversing the top twelve qualifiers and the grid for Race 2 was based on the results of the first race reversed from the top twelve.

Race 1 and 2 points

Points were awarded to the top 10 classified finishers. Two points were awarded to the driver who set the fastest lap if he finishes in the top 10. No fastest lap points were awarded if it was set by a driver outside the top 10.[39]

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   FL 
Points 15 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 2
Race 3 points

Points were awarded to the top ten classified finishers. Bonus points were awarded to the pole-sitter and to the driver who set the fastest lap and finished in the top ten.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   Pole   FL 
Points 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1 4 2

Drivers' championship

Pos. Driver CAT
Spain
LEC
France
RBR
Austria
HUN
Hungary
SPA
Belgium
ZAN
Netherlands
SOC
Russia
Points
R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3
1 Norway Dennis Hauger 8 25 1 9 2 2 1 3 2 5 5 1 14 9 8 7 27† 1 2 C 24 205
2 Australia Jack Doohan 17 8 2 7 5 1 3 7 27 9 13 3 12 1 1 6 18 4 15 C 1 179
3 France Clément Novalak 2 4 6 5 6 5 Ret 13 Ret 4 8 5 7 5 5 11 2 2 4 C 3 147
4 Denmark Frederik Vesti 7 3 7 15 10 6 7 2 1 Ret 16 7 4 6 6 9 3 8 8 C 2 138
5 France Victor Martins 9 2 5 2 3 4 5 26† 24 15 25 27 5 7 2 8 1 10 3 C 8 131
6 Russia Aleksandr Smolyar 1 Ret 11 1 7 8 14 25 4 6 4 6 10 8 3 24 14 3 22 C 23 107
7 United States Logan Sargeant 4 Ret 9 4 12 Ret 15 Ret 8 3 9 10 8 3 7 2 10 6 1 C 4 102
8 United Kingdom Olli Caldwell 6 1 4 10 4 Ret 2 9 3 2 29 8 16 15 11 10 6 14 17 C 10 93
9 Brazil Caio Collet 3 5 8 13 Ret 3 17 17 7 20 12 16 9 4 4 5 4 5 5 C Ret 93
10 Monaco Arthur Leclerc 28 24 13 12 1 13 Ret 6 Ret 13 11 2 13 10 10 1 7 9 7 C 7 79
11 Germany David Schumacher 11 Ret 12 16 11 27 12 1 11 8 6 4 11 2 9 14 5 30† 14 C 15 55
12 Japan Ayumu Iwasa 14 7 15 8 9 7 DSQ 14 6 1 10 12 15 11 13 3 Ret 11 10 C 9 52
13 United States Jak Crawford 13 9 18 11 14 10 8 Ret 26 26 20 15 2 12 12 4 8 7 11 C 5 45
14 Italy Matteo Nannini 10 26† 3 22 13 20 23 12 5 10 1 25 19 Ret 26 17 9 28 16 C 17 44
15 Italy Lorenzo Colombo 23 22 29 14 20 19 25 19 13 7 7 11 1 14 14 13 Ret 17 6 C Ret 32
16 Czech Republic Roman Staněk 16 12 10 26 19 15 11 4 12 11 3 23 3 13 15 27 15 13 13 C 26 29
17 Brazil Enzo Fittipaldi 12 Ret 19 21 17 11 4 8 15 12 2 9 25
18 United Kingdom Jonny Edgar 5 6 16 28 23 14 6 5 10 Ret 26 Ret 21 17 19 19 25 15 18 C 14 23
19 Australia Calan Williams 18 11 21 3 8 12 16 15 9 17 24 17 24 Ret 18 16 22 18 19 C 12 15
20 United Kingdom Johnathan Hoggard Ret 26 18 18 10 25 22 22 18 6 24 16 Ret 19 20 12 C 6 14
21 United States Juan Manuel Correa 15 10 14 6 16 9 10 24 14 14 14 14 22 18 21 28 17 27 9 C 11 11
22 United States Kaylen Frederick 22 17 30 20 22 17 9 Ret DNS 20 11 21 23 C 13 2
23 Belgium Amaury Cordeel 26 16 25 27 24 25 22 11 18 19 Ret 26 17 Ret Ret 23 Ret 12 21 C 16 0
24 Israel Ido Cohen 29 20 22 24 Ret 24 Ret 20 16 28† 27 Ret Ret 20 20 12 26† 16 27 C Ret 0
25 Denmark Oliver Rasmussen Ret 19 17 17 21 22 26 16 22 18 28 21 20 21 17 18 12 26 Ret C 25† 0
26 Netherlands Tijmen van der Helm 21 15 20 29 18 16 13 Ret 20 21 15 19 23 16 22 21 21 29† Ret C 18 0
27 United Kingdom Jake Hughes 16 17 13 0
28 France Reshad de Gerus 20 13 23 19 25 21 20 23 17 24 18 20 0
29 Mexico Rafael Villagómez 19 18 28 25 27 23 21 18 19 23 21 24 27 23 Ret 22 13 25 20 C Ret 0
30 France Pierre-Louis Chovet 24 14 24 18 15 28† 0
31 Romania Filip Ugran 25 21 27 23 28 26 24 22 23 25 19 22 28† 19 25 15 24 19 25 C 19 0
32 Hungary László Tóth 27 23 26 19 21 21 27 23 Ret 25 22 23 25 16 24 Ret C 22 0
33 United States Hunter Yeany 18 25 NC Ret 23 22 0
34 Portugal Zdeněk Chovanec 26 26 24 26 20 23 26 C 20 0
35 United Kingdom Ayrton Simmons 24 C 21 0
Pos. Driver R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 Points
CAT
Spain
LEC
France
RBR
Austria
HUN
Hungary
SPA
Belgium
ZAN
Netherlands
SOC
Russia
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Other points position
Blue Other classified position
Not classified, finished (NC)
Purple Not classified, retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrawn (WD)
Did not enter (cell empty)
Text formatting Meaning
Bold Pole position
Italics Fastest lap

Notes:

  • dagger – Drivers did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed more than 90% of the race distance.

Teams' championship

Pos. Driver CAT
Spain
LEC
France
RBR
Austria
HUN
Hungary
SPA
Belgium
ZAN
Netherlands
SOC
Russia
Points
R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3
1 Italy Trident 2 4 2 5 5 1 3 1 11 4 6 3 7 1 1 6 2 2 4 C 1 381
11 8 6 7 6 5 12 7 27 8 8 4 11 2 5 11 5 4 14 C 3
17 Ret 12 16 11 27 Ret 13 Ret 9 13 5 12 5 9 14 18 30† 15 C 15
2 Italy Prema Racing 6 1 1 9 1 2 1 3 2 2 5 1 13 9 8 1 6 1 2 C 7 377
8 24 4 10 2 13 2 6 3 5 11 2 14 10 10 7 7 9 7 C 10
28 25 13 12 4 Ret Ret 9 Ret 13 29 8 16 15 11 10 27† 14 17 C 24
3 France ART Grand Prix 1 3 7 1 7 6 7 2 1 6 4 6 4 6 3 9 3 3 8 C 2 256
7 10 11 6 10 8 10 24 4 14 14 7 10 8 6 24 14 8 9 C 11
15 Ret 14 15 16 9 14 25 14 Ret 16 14 22 18 21 28 17 27 22 C 23
4 Netherlands MP Motorsport 3 2 5 2 3 3 5 17 7 15 12 16 5 4 2 5 1 5 3 C 8 224
9 5 8 13 18 4 13 26† 20 20 15 19 9 7 4 8 4 10 5 C 18
21 15 20 29 Ret 16 17 Ret 24 21 25 27 23 16 22 21 21 29† Ret C Ret
5 Czech Republic Charouz Racing System 4 13 9 4 12 11 4 8 8 3 2 9 8 3 7 2 10 6 1 C 4 127
12 Ret 19 19 17 21 15 23 15 12 9 10 18 25 24 26 20 22 24 C 20
20 Ret 23 21 25 Ret 20 Ret 17 24 18 20 26 26 NC Ret 23 23 26 C 21
6 United Kingdom Hitech Grand Prix 13 7 10 8 9 7 8 4 6 1 3 12 2 11 12 3 8 7 10 C 5 126
14 9 15 11 14 10 11 14 12 11 10 15 3 12 13 4 15 11 11 C 9
16 12 18 26 19 15 DSQ Ret 26 26 21 24 15 13 15 27 Ret 13 13 C 26
7 Germany HWA Racelab 10 18 3 17 13 20 21 12 5 10 1 21 19 21 17 17 9 25 16 C 17 44
19 19 17 22 21 22 23 16 19 18 22 23 20 23 26 18 12 26 20 C 25†
Ret 26† 28 25 27 23 26 18 22 23 28 25 27 Ret Ret 22 13 28 Ret C Ret
8 Spain Campos Racing 23 16 25 14 15 19 19 11 13 7 7 11 1 14 14 13 16 12 6 C 16 32
26 22 26 18 20 25 22 19 18 19 23 26 17 22 23 23 Ret 17 21 C 22
27 23 29 27 24 28† 25 21 21 27 Ret Ret 25 Ret Ret 25 Ret 24 Ret C Ret
9 Switzerland Jenzer Motorsport 18 11 21 3 8 12 16 10 9 17 19 17 6 19 16 15 19 18 12 C 6 29
24 14 24 23 26 18 18 15 23 22 20 18 24 24 18 16 22 19 19 C 12
25 21 27 Ret 28 26 24 22 25 25 24 22 28† Ret 25 Ret 24 20 25 C 19
10 United Kingdom Carlin Buzz Racing 5 6 16 20 22 14 6 5 10 16 17 13 21 17 19 12 11 15 18 C 13 25
22 17 22 24 23 17 9 20 16 28† 26 Ret Ret 20 20 19 25 16 23 C 14
29 20 30 28 Ret 24 Ret Ret DNS Ret 27 Ret 20 26† 21 27 C Ret
Pos. Driver R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 Points
CAT
Spain
LEC
France
RBR
Austria
HUN
Hungary
SPA
Belgium
ZAN
Netherlands
SOC
Russia
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Other points position
Blue Other classified position
Not classified, finished (NC)
Purple Not classified, retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrawn (WD)
Text formatting Meaning
Bold Pole position point(s)
Italics Fastest lap point(s)

Notes:

  • dagger – Drivers did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed more than 90% of the race distance.

Notes

  1. ^ Zdeněk Chovanec is a Czech-Venezuelan driver competing under a Portuguese licence.[5]
  2. ^ Under the series' sporting regulations, the FIA Formula 3 drivers' champion is not permitted to continue racing in the championship

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