The 2010 GP3 season review

The 2010 GP3 season review

The story of the inaugural GP3 championship, which was won by highly-rated Mexican teenager Esteban Gutierrez

Round 1: Barcelona

Mucke's Nigel Melker becomes GP3's first-ever pole-sitter after a fraught qualifying session, but the Dutchman bogs down on the startline and is eliminated in a crash shortly afterwards. That allows Jenzer driver Pal Varhaug to sweep away and take a relatively comfortable win, with early challenger Robert Wickens forced to spend the latter part of the race fighting off Esteban Gutierrez.

Alexander Rossi recovers from qualifying 28th to finish eighth, taking pole for the sprint race, and the Californian capitalises with a dominant lights-to-flag win ahead of Lucas Foresti and Gutierrez.

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