All the teams in the new GP3 series have taken delivery of their third and final car this week, ahead of the first group test at Paul Ricard.

The GP2 and F1 feeder series will conduct its first official test on the 4th and 5th of March, with a wide variety of drivers from all over the globe, some as young as 17 years old.

“I'm pleased to say that we have been able to keep to schedule on all stages of the new GP3 car development, fabrication and delivery to the teams,” said series organiser Bruno Michel. “GP3 will run alongside Formula One and GP2 offering an incredible and unique chance for young drivers to get experience and be seen and monitored throughout the season by the motorsport experts. Therefore, I believe that for young and talented drivers with ambition joining the Series is the best opportunity to pave the way for their future.”

The series will also launch its official website alongside the first tests at in line with its big brother, GP2.