The GP3 Series is a car racing series for Formula One racing car, which will be held along with the GP2 series and was launched in 2010. As the GP2 Series is organized by the GP3 series of Bruno Michel.
The GP3 Series will be held in the framework program of the GP2 Series, and thus finds for the most part held as part of the Formula 1. A total of ten teams to come in this championship, use the three cars.
The GP3 Series is a unit series. As in the GP2 Series Dallara chassis and engines of AER ( Advanced Engine Research Ltd. ) Are used. The engine of the second generation (since 2013) is a 400 -hp 6- cylinder engine with 3.4 liter displacement and a maximum speed of 8,000 rev / min. When transmission is a 6-speed gearbox from Hewland with electromagnetic control of Magneti Marelli and paddle shift operation is used on the steering wheel. Pirelli supplies tires. The safety standard of the GP3 Series conforms to the Formula 1 safety standard by 2006. 's Budget is about € 600,000 a year.