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

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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