After eight hard-fought rounds, the 2019 FIA Formula 3 season reached its conclusion in Sochi, Russia last weekend (28 - 29th September) with 19-year-old Devlin DeFrancesco ending his campaign with plenty of positives to take forwards.
In what feels like the blink of an eye, the 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship will draw to a close this weekend at the Sochi Autodrom in Russia – and Devlin DeFrancesco is determined to end his season on a high note.
The Autodromo Nazionale Monza isn’t dubbed the ‘Temple of Speed’ for nothing. Its seemingly never-ending straights make it the fastest track on the calendar – for F1, F2 and F3 alike. This weekend, Devlin DeFrancesco took on the driver favourite track with high hopes – and achieved some exciting results.
Tucked away in the beautiful Ardennes forest, Spa Francorchamps has played host to some of the best races in motorsport history. But this weekend, it served as a harrowing reminder of the dangers of the sport, as tragically, Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert lost his life in an on-track incident on Saturday afternoon. Despite a career best qualifying session for Devlin, a dark cloud was cast over the whole weekend, with many drivers, Devlin included, mourning the loss of a friend.
With a points finish tantalisingly close last time out in the 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship for Devlin DeFrancesco, the young Canadian-Italian is itching to dive back in to his season this weekend at the world famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit.
Whilst some may claim that it is impossible to overtake at the Hungaroring, nineteen-year-old Devlin DeFrancesco proved the critics wrong this weekend. Making up an extraordinary 13 places in one race alone, the nineteen-year-old fought his way through the field at round five of the 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship.
After a three-week break, that felt like an eternity, 19-year-old Devlin DeFrancesco is itching to get back in the car for this weekend’s round of the 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship.
Devlin DeFrancesco headed into the British round of the FIA Formula 3 Championship at Silverstone feeling optimistic after a strong showing at the Red Bull Ring, despite a strong showing of pace in practice, factors somewhat out of his control made this a weekend that he may not want to relive.
After his best race of the season so far at the Red Bull Ring in Austria last weekend, Devlin DeFrancesco is eager to get back on track for the British round of the FIA Formula 3 Championship.
Set deep in the Styrian hills, the Red Bull Ring is one of the most picturesque, yet shortest on the calendar at 4.318km. A high-speed circuit with multiple run off areas also make for one of the more challenging circuits for the field of talented young drivers.
After a tricky opening weekend of his 2019 FIA Formula 3 campaign last month, Devlin DeFrancesco proved that he truly is back and fighting after a strong showing this weekend at Paul Ricard, making up 13 places in the first race alone.
After a 5 week long break, the FIA Formula 3 Championship heads to Circuit Paul Ricard this weekend with 19 year old, Devlin DeFrancesco excited to continue on progress made during the opening round.