After an intense double-header to start to his GP3 campaign, the ever hungry Devlin DeFrancesco will head to the Hungaroring this weekend for the next round of the highly competitive GP3 series.
Adapting quickly to both the new team and machinery, the versatile 18-year-old impressed in-front of the Silverstone crowds, producing a great drive through the field during the sprint race at the last round.
Tight & twisting, pieced together with some long, fast straights, the Hungaroring is dubbed by many as the ‘Monaco without the walls’. At a track where overtaking opportunities are limited, qualifying position is key. Prior to his switch to GP3, Devlin raced at the 4.3km circuit earlier in the year with FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Experience gained may prove advantageous for the young Canadian- Italian, when he returns to the challenging track this weekend.
Rejoining the Formula 1 support package, GP3 kicks off on Friday 27th July where the talented young field will take to the track for their practice session, with such limited track time compared to FIA F3 there is no margin for error.
Feeling settled ahead of the weekend Devlin commented: “The team are great, really enjoy working with them. Dietrich, my engineer, is a great guy, does an amazing job. I think I have settled in quite well. The GP3 car is more physical to drive and the tyre management takes time to adapt to but I think I’ve settled in quite well’