Would a merger save Formula 3?
The arrival of GP3 and F2 in the last two years has hurt grid sizes in Formula 3 across Europe. Ben Anderson considers whether the recently-mooted merger is the solution to strengthen the category
Should the British Formula 3 championship and the Formula 3 Euro Series merge? When GP3 arrived this year with grids of 30 cars, the Euro Series delivered the weakest numbers since its revival in 2003. Some Formula 3 stalwarts started getting nervous...
After years of labelling itself the best Formula 3 championship in the world, things suddenly looked grim for the Euro Series. Grids of 12 or 13 cars could never be sustainable in the long term, so the category needed to find a way to reverse this sudden and sharp decline in popularity.
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