Carlin Motorsport

Carlin, formerly Carlin Motorsport, is a British motor racing team. Currently the team in the British Formula 3 Championship, the GP2 Series, GP2 Asia Series, the GP3 Series and World Series by Renault is active.


The team was founded in 1996 as Carlin Motorsport Trevor Carlin, who was previously in the team led by Bowman Racing and West Surrey Racing active, and Martin Stone. Carlin is active since 1997 in the British Formula 3 Championship. With Takuma Satō (2001), Alan van der Merwe (2003), Álvaro Parente (2005), Jaime Alguersuari (2008 ), Daniel Ricciardo (2009) and Jean- Éric Vergne (2010 ) won six Carlin driver the champion of the British Formula 3 Team in the Porsche Supercup 2001 was active.

Since 2003, Carlin takes part in the World Series by Renault (formerly the World Series by Nissan) part. The team was twice (2004 and 2009) second in the team standings. Carlin won in 2010 with Mikhail Aleshin the drivers' championship for the first time in this series. From 2004 to 2007, the team was also active in the British Formula BMW. In 2007, Carlin once on the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup and the British Formula Renault part.

From 2005 to 2009 Carlin was represented in the A1GP and supervised the team of Portugal (2005/ 2006), Japan ( 2005/2006), Lebanon ( 2005-2008) and Korea (2008 /2009). 2008 and 2009, Carlin was also represented in the Formula 3 Euro Series. The best team finish was an eighth place in 2009.

2010 also rose Carlin in the newly founded GP3 Series and finished the season in fifth place. Best pilot was Dean Smith, who had become 2010 seventh. As of 2011, Carlin will also be represented in the GP2 Series and GP2 Asia Series.