2011 British Formula Three season

The British Formula 3 Championship 2011 was the 61st season of British Formula 3 Championship. It included a total of ten race weekends with three races. It began on 15 April at Monza and ended on October 9 at Silverstone.

  • 2.1 Changes to the drivers
  • 4.1 Drivers' Championship

Rule Changes

Sporting changes

In the third round of a race weekend for the first time mandatory pit stops were carried out. There were still two votes, but these were renamed. The championship standings ( championship ) is called from 2011 International ( International). The national class (National) was renamed in rookie scoring. The winner of the rookie classification receives a grant to compete in the upcoming season in the international ranking.

Starter box

Changes in drivers

The following list contains up to guest drivers all drivers who have participated in the British Formula 3 Championship in 2010 and did not start in the 2011 season for the same team as in 2010.

Drivers who have changed their team:

  • William Buller: Hitech Racing → ​​Fortec Motorsport
  • Yann Cunha: CF Racing with Manor Motorsport → T-Sport
  • Lucas Foresti: Carlin → Fortec Motorsport
  • Carlos Huertas: Raikkonen Robertson Racing → ​​Carlin
  • Hywel Lloyd: CF Racing with Manor Motorsport → Sino Vision Racing
  • Felipe Nasr: Raikkonen Robertson Racing → ​​Carlin
  • Max Snegiryov: Fortec Motorsport → Hitech Racing

Drivers who enter or return to the British Formula 3 Championship:

  • Valtteri Bottas: Formula 3 Euro Series ( ART Grand Prix) → Double R Racing
  • Riki Christodoulou: British Formula Renault ( Fortec Motorsport) → Hitech Racing
  • Luís Felipe Derani: German Formula 3 Cup ( Moto Park Academy ) → Double R Racing
  • Mitch Evans: Toyota Racing Series ( Giles Motorsport) → Double R Racing
  • Pietro Fantin: South American Formula 3 Championship ( Hitech Racing Brazil) → Hitech Racing
  • António Félix da Costa: Formula 3 Euro Series ( Moto Park Academy ) → Hitech Racing
  • Jack Harvey: European Formula BMW ( Fortec Motorsport) → Carlin
  • Bart Hylkema: Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup ( Koiranen Bros. Motorsport) → T-Sport
  • Fahmi Ilyas: European Formula BMW ( DAMS ) → Fortec Motorsport
  • Kevin Magnussen: German Formula 3 Cup ( Moto Park Academy ) → Carlin
  • Bruno Méndez: World Series by Renault (FHV Interwetten.com ) → Hitech Racing
  • Pedro Nunes: GP3 Series ( ART Grand Prix) → Hitech Racing
  • Luca Orlandi: Formula Palmer Audi → Team West -Tec
  • Scott Pye: British Formula Ford ( Jamun Racing) → Double R Racing
  • Kotaro Sakurai: Formula BMW Pacific ( Eurasia Motorsport) → Hitech Racing
  • Alexander Sims: Formula 3 Euro Series ( ART Grand Prix) → Moto Park Academy
  • Harry Tincknell: British Formula Renault (CRS Racing) → Fortec Motorsport

Drivers who have left the British Formula 3 Championship:

  • Alex Brundle: T-Sport → FIA Formula 2 Championship
  • James Calado: Carlin → GP3 series ( Lotus ART)
  • James Cole: T-Sport → FIA Formula 2 Championship
  • Rio Haryanto: CF Racing with Manor Motorsport → GP3 series ( Marussia Manor Racing)
  • Daniel McKenzie: Fortec Motorsport → World Series by Renault ( Comtec Racing)
  • Daisuke Nakajima: Raikkonen Robertson Racing → ​​Formula Nippon ( Nakajima Racing)
  • Luiz Razia: Motul Team West -Tec → GP2 Series (Team AirAsia )
  • Juan Carlos Sistos: Motul Team West -Tec → European F3 Open ( De Villota Motorsport)
  • Jean- Éric Vergne: Carlin → World Series by Renault (Carlin )
  • Oliver Webb: Fortec Motorsport → World Series by Renault ( Pons Racing)

Drivers who do not have a contract for a race seat in 2011:

Race Calendar

The race calendar of the British Formula 3 Championship included ten race weekends. At each race weekend three races took place. The first race took 30 minutes. For the starting lineup the second fastest qualifying round was counted. In the second race that went over 20 minutes, started the ten best riders in the first race in reverse order. The winner of the first race went on the podium a lot, that he then assigned a starting place between the sixth and tenth place. The third race took 40 minutes. For the starting grid for this race was one of the fastest lap of qualifying.

The race weekend at Spa- Francorchamps is part of the FIA Formula 3 Trophy 2011.


Drivers' championship

Fat - Pole Position Italics - Fastest lap