GP3 Series

Trident Confirm Retention Of Giovanni Venturini For GP3 2013

1 Mins read
Giovanni Venturini - Photo Credit: Alastair Staley/GP3 Series Media Service
Giovanni Venturini - Photo Credit: Alastair Staley/GP3 Series Media Service

Trident Racing have announced that Giovanni Venturini has re-signed with them, completing their line-up for the 2013 GP3 Series season.

Italian driver Venturini joined the category with Trident mid-way during the 2012 campaign, switching from Formula Renault 3.5. He gave the outfit its first podiums in GP3 at Hockenheim and Monza.

At the end of last year he tested with rival squads ART and Status but returned to Trident for the opening pre-season test at Estoril last week, setting the second fastest time on day two.

He joins compatriot and fellow GP3 podium finisher David Fumanelli as well as Formula Abarth graduate Emanuele Zonzini of San Marino.

“The decision to stay with Trident has followed a precise analysis,” said Venturini. “During the off-season, I drove for two other teams in testing, and I’m convinvced that this is the right choice, from both a technical and personal standpoint.

“In last week’s collective test, I found a great chemistry with the car and I think we can definitely be a contender for the title. It’s going to be a hard-fought series with at least eight great candidates. In the end, I think that consistency will be the key, and that’s the main direction we’re headed.”

Only six of the new generation GP3 cars remain without a confirmed driver for the season opener in Barcelona on 11-12 May.

Related posts
GP3 SeriesPorsche Carrera Cup Australia

Joey Mawson set for guest entry for Porsche Carrera Cup Australia

1 Mins read
Upcoming single-seater racer explores sports car options in F1 supporting Porsche Carrera Cup race.
GP3 Series

Giuliano Alesi: "Sometime it Went Good, Sometimes Bad, But I Always Learned From Them"

2 Mins read
Giuliano Alesi looks back on his 2018 GP3 Series, as he prepares for a Formula 2 test this week.
GP3 Series

Ilott Claims Third in GP3 Standings

2 Mins read
Callum Ilott rounds off a strong rookie season in the GP3 Series with third in the championship.

Leave a Reply