The 2010 F3 Euro Series season review
The F3 Euro Series only had 12 full-time entries this year, but the competition at the front was no less fierce than usual. Glenn Freeman looks back over the season
Round 1: Paul Ricard
After all the pre-season talk of Volkswagen domination, it was a Mercedes car that took pole position for the season opener in the hands of Prema rookie Daniel Juncadella. Signature was keen to point out that its speed trap figures were no different to the Mercedes runners, but everyone in the paddock had noticed that the blue and white cars were the only ones not running minimum downforce.
Edoardo Mortara made up for a low-key qualifying by climbing from fifth to first with ease, while Marco Wittmann followed him home for a Signature 1-2. Of the other title contenders, Valtteri Bottas got his season off to an awful start when he was penalised for not lining up in his grid box correctly.
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