The Checkered Flag looks over the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya weekends of both EuroFormula Open and the Formula Regional European Championship.
Formula 1Super Formula
Daniel Ticktum’s results in the Japanese-based Super Formula championship were not good enough for Red Bull to keep him in their Junior Team programme, according to Christian Horner.
Daniel Ticktum completed his first Formula 1 test in Bahrain on Wednesday, and was praised by his team after completing one hundred and thirty-five laps.
European Formula 3Season Review
The Checkered Flag looks back at the 2018 FIA European Formula 3 Championship season, a year where the name of Schumacher once again became the one to beat in motor sport.
A lights-to-flag victory for Robert Shwartzman concluded the 2018 FIA European Formula 3 Championship at the Hockenheimring on Sunday morning.
Mick Schumacher is the 2018 champion of the FIA European Formula 3 Championship after finishing second to Jüri Vips in race two at the Hockenheimring on Saturday afternoon.
Guanyu Zhou took his second victory of the season but his first since the opening race of the year at the Hockenheimring on Saturday, while Daniel Ticktum remains mathematically in the championship hunt thanks to his fifth place finish.
European Formula 3
Daniel Ticktum has a forty-nine-point deficit to overcome if he is to deny Mick Schumacher the 2018 FIA European Formula 3 Championship title this weekend in Germany.
Daniel Ticktum has more development to do in order to be ready for a Formula 1 race seat, according to Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Team Principal Christian Horner.
Robert Shwartzman ensured Mick Schumacher could not make it six wins in a row but the German will still head to the Hockenheimring next month with a substantial advantage at the top of the championship standings.
Mick Schumacher has now won the last five European Formula 3 championship races after a lights-to-flag triumph in race two at the Red Bull Ring on Sunday.
The first in-season test takes place this week in Bahrain, and sees a handful of rookies and a returning World Champion take to the track.
Jüri Vips can deny Daniel Ticktum second place in the Drivers’ Championship on Sunday but needs to overturn a fourteen-point deficit if he is to do so.
Mick Schumacher will start seventh on the grid for race one in Germany as he bids to secure the championship at the earliest possible opportunity.
Daniel Ticktum saw his championship ambitions take a big hit last weekend in Austria and has queried the reasons why Mick Schumacher and Robert Shwartzman have seemingly got the jump on the rest of the field in recent races.
Mick Schumacher has now taken five consecutive pole positions after securing a double for races two and three at the Red Bull Ring on Saturday afternoon.