Arjun Maini Becomes First Indian to Win a GP3 Race (Download PDF)

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Arjun Maini has created history by becoming the first-ever Indian to win a GP3 race. The 19-year-old triumphed in Barcelona three days after joining Haas F1 team as a development driver. Arjun Maini is supported by JK Racing and TVS

Image of Arjun Maini Win a GP3 Race

Image of Arjun Maini Win a GP3 Race

Image of Arjun Maini Win a GP3 Race

Highlights:

  • Maini was in news earlier this week after he signed on with Haas F1 team as a development driver
  • This GP3 triumph is further proof of his rapid rise in the world of motorsport
  • Maini scored his first win in two years
  • Finishing six seconds ahead of Frenchman Dorian Boccolacci and teammate Alessio Lorandi of Italy.
  • The win in the sprint race of the series opener fetched Maini 15 points
  • His tally 21 to be third in the drivers’ standings behind Lorandi and Nirei Fukuzumi
  • Maini had tears in his eyes hearing the Indian national anthem on the podium
  • This victory has moved Arjun Maini into third place in the driver’s championship standings after completion of the first round of the eight-round GP3 series.
  • This is also the third time that the Indian National Anthem has been played during an F1 weekend.

About GP3 Series:

  • The GP3 Series, or GP3 for short, is a single seater motor racing series launched in 2010 as a feeder series for the GP2 Series.
  • GP3 rounds are held as support events during F1 Grand Prixs
  • GP3 follows the entire European leg of the Formula One series and the GP2 series as a support race for the two
  • The Series has been designed to make it the perfect driver training ground for GP2 and Formula One
  • GP3 Series cars

    • Dallara GP3/10
    • Dallara GP3/13
    • Dallara GP3/16

Table Contant shows About GP3 series

Table Contant shows About GP3 series

Category

Single seaters

Country

International

Inaugural season

2010

Drivers

28

Teams

7

Constructors

Dallara

Engine suppliers

Mecachrome

Drivers’ champion

Charles Leclerc

- Published/Last Modified on: May 22, 2017

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