2014 GP3 Series season

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2014 GP3 Series season
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The 2014 GP3 Series season is the fifth season of the GP3 Series, a motor racing feeder series for Formula One and sister series GP2. The series continues to use the Pirelli tyres.[1]

Teams and drivers[edit]

The following teams are scheduled to compete in the 2014 season:[2]

Team No. Driver Rounds
France ART Grand Prix[2] 1 Switzerland Alex Fontana[3] 1–5
2 Germany Marvin Kirchhöfer[4] 1–5
3 United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli[5] 1–5
United Kingdom Arden International[2][6] 4 Romania Robert Vișoiu[7] 1–5
5 Switzerland Patric Niederhauser[8] 1–5
6 United Kingdom Jann Mardenborough[9] 1–5
Finland Koiranen GP[2] 7 Spain Carmen Jordá[10] 1–5
8 Sweden Jimmy Eriksson[11] 1–5
9 Uruguay Santiago Urrutia[12] 1–5
United Kingdom Carlin[2] 10 United Kingdom Alex Lynn[13] 1–5
11 United Kingdom Emil Bernstorff[14] 1–5
12 Macau Luís Sá Silva[15] 1–5
United Kingdom Marussia Manor Racing[2] 14 Finland Patrick Kujala[16] 1–5
15 United Kingdom Ryan Cullen[16] 1–5
16 United Kingdom Dean Stoneman[16] 1–5
Germany Hilmer Motorsport[17] 17 Russia Ivan Taranov[18] 1
Russia Nikolay Martsenko[19] 2
Germany Sebastian Balthasar[20] 3–5
18 Canada Nelson Mason[17] 1–5
19 Netherlands Beitske Visser[17] 1
Italy Riccardo Agostini[21] 2–5
Switzerland Jenzer Motorsport[2] 20 Norway Pål Varhaug[22] 1–5
21 Switzerland Mathéo Tuscher[22] 1–5
22 Hong Kong Adderly Fong[22] 1–4
Austria Christopher Höher[23] 5
Italy Trident[2] 23 Brazil Victor Carbone[24] 1–4
24 South Africa Roman de Beer[25] 1–5
25 Russia Denis Nagulin[26] 1
Australia Mitchell Gilbert[20] 3–5
Canada Status Grand Prix[2] 26 United Kingdom Nick Yelloly[27] 1–5
27 New Zealand Richie Stanaway[28] 1–5
28 Mexico Alfonso Celis, Jr.[29] 1–5

Driver changes[edit]

Entering/Re-entering GP3[edit]

Changing teams[edit]

Leaving GP3[edit]

Mid-season changes[edit]

Team changes[edit]

Calendar[edit]

After the final race of the 2013 GP3 season, series organisers announced that the 2014 championship would include an event in Russia, supporting the 2014 Russian Grand Prix. On 6 December 2013, the full 2014 calendar was revealed with nine events, including races in Austria for the first time.[41]

Round Circuit/Location Country Date Supporting
1 Feature Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Barcelona  Spain 10 May Spanish Grand Prix
Sprint 11 May
2 Feature Red Bull Ring, Spielberg  Austria 21 June Austrian Grand Prix
Sprint 22 June
3 Feature Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone  United Kingdom 5 July British Grand Prix
Sprint 6 July
4 Feature Hockenheimring, Hockenheim  Germany 19 July German Grand Prix
Sprint 20 July
5 Feature Hungaroring, Budapest  Hungary 26 July Hungarian Grand Prix
Sprint 27 July
6 Feature Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Francorchamps  Belgium 23 August Belgian Grand Prix
Sprint 24 August
7 Feature Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza  Italy 6 September Italian Grand Prix
Sprint 7 September
8 Feature Sochi Autodrom, Sochi[42]  Russia 11 October Russian Grand Prix
Sprint 12 October
9 Feature Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates 22 November Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Sprint 23 November

Calendar changes[edit]

Results[edit]

Round Circuit Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Report
1 R1 Spain Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya United Kingdom Alex Lynn United Kingdom Alex Lynn United Kingdom Alex Lynn United Kingdom Carlin Report
R2 Switzerland Patric Niederhauser United Kingdom Dean Stoneman United Kingdom Marussia Manor Racing
2 R1 Austria Red Bull Ring United Kingdom Alex Lynn United Kingdom Alex Lynn United Kingdom Alex Lynn United Kingdom Carlin Report
R2 United Kingdom Emil Bernstorff United Kingdom Emil Bernstorff United Kingdom Carlin
3 R1 United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit Sweden Jimmy Eriksson United Kingdom Alex Lynn Sweden Jimmy Eriksson Finland Koiranen GP Report
R2 New Zealand Richie Stanaway New Zealand Richie Stanaway Canada Status Grand Prix
4 R1 Germany Hockenheimring Germany Marvin Kirchhöfer Germany Marvin Kirchhöfer Germany Marvin Kirchhöfer France ART Grand Prix Report
R2 United Kingdom Jann Mardenborough United Kingdom Jann Mardenborough United Kingdom Arden International
5 R1 Hungary Hungaroring New Zealand Richie Stanaway United Kingdom Jann Mardenborough New Zealand Richie Stanaway Canada Status Grand Prix Report
R2 Switzerland Patric Niederhauser Switzerland Patric Niederhauser United Kingdom Arden International
6 R1 Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps Report
R2
7 R1 Italy Autodromo Nazionale Monza Report
R2
8 R1 Russia Sochi Autodrom Report
R2
9 R1 United Arab Emirates Yas Marina Circuit Report
R2

Championship standings[edit]

Scoring system

Points were awarded to the top 10 classified finishers in the Feature race, and to the top 8 classified finishers in the Sprint race. The pole-sitter in the feature race also received four points, and two points were given to the driver who set the fastest lap inside the top ten in both the feature and sprint races. No extra points were awarded to the pole-sitter in the sprint race.

Feature race points
Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   Pole   FL 
Points 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1 4 2
Sprint race points

Points were awarded to the top 8 classified finishers.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   FL 
Points 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1 2

Drivers' championship[edit]

Pos. Driver ESP
Spain
AUT
Austria
GBR
United Kingdom
GER
Germany
HUN
Hungary
BEL
Belgium
ITA
Italy
RUS
Russia
ABU
United Arab Emirates
Points
F S F S F S F S F S F S F S F S F S
1 United Kingdom Alex Lynn 1 18 1 20 2 6 2 3 4 4 134
2 New Zealand Richie Stanaway 3 4 4 3 7 1 13 7 1 6 103
3 Sweden Jimmy Eriksson 2 6 3 2 1 Ret 7 15 10 16 85
4 United Kingdom Emil Bernstorff Ret 8 2 1 4 3 3 Ret 5 7 85
5 Germany Marvin Kirchhöfer 5 5 5 DNS 3 4 1 Ret 11 9 80
6 United Kingdom Nick Yelloly 9 7 7 5 5 2 4 5 2 11 74
7 United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli 6 3 15 8 8 7 6 2 8 2 61
8 United Kingdom Dean Stoneman 7 1 Ret 10 10 18† 5 4 9 8 43
9 United Kingdom Jann Mardenborough 14 14 11 Ret 9 15 8 1 7 3 41
10 Switzerland Patric Niederhauser 10 9 10 6 13 Ret 12 6 6 1 37
11 Switzerland Mathéo Tuscher 8 2 6 Ret 14 8 18 11 22 15 25
12 Romania Robert Vișoiu 13 11 Ret 14 20 13 10 9 3 5 22
13 Italy Riccardo Agostini Ret 11 6 5 9 8 18 19 17
14 Finland Patrick Kujala 4 Ret 9 7 12 Ret 25† 16 13 10 16
15 South Africa Roman de Beer Ret DSQ 12 4 17 16 21 17 15 12 8
16 Macau Luís Sá Silva 16 10 8 22 18 9 17 10 17 18 4
17 Norway Pål Varhaug 12 Ret 13 9 11 Ret 19 Ret 21 14 0
18 Mexico Alfonso Celis, Jr. 18 Ret Ret 19 16 10 Ret 23† 16 22 0
19 Switzerland Alex Fontana 11 19 Ret 17 15 Ret 11 13 14 13 0
20 Hong Kong Adderly Fong Ret 12 Ret 15 21 11 15 12 0
21 Uruguay Santiago Urrutia 21 13 16 12 Ret 14 22 18 12 Ret 0
22 Canada Nelson Mason 17 Ret 14 16 25 12 16 14 19 20 0
23 United Kingdom Ryan Cullen 15 16 17 13 19 Ret 20 19 24 21 0
24 Australia Mitchell Gilbert DNS DNS 14 Ret 20 24 0
25 Netherlands Beitske Visser 19 15 0
26 Brazil Victor Carbone Ret 17 18 18 23 Ret 23 20 0
27 Spain Carmen Jordá Ret Ret 20 21 24 17 Ret 22 25 25 0
28 Germany Sebastian Balthasar 22 Ret 24 21 Ret 17 0
29 Russia Nikolay Martsenko 19 DNS 0
30 Russia Ivan Taranov 22† 20 0
31 Russia Denis Nagulin 20 Ret 0
32 Austria Christopher Höher 23 23 0
Pos. Driver F S F S F S F S F S F S F S F S F S Points
ESP
Spain
AUT
Austria
GBR
United Kingdom
GER
Germany
HUN
Hungary
BEL
Belgium
ITA
Italy
RUS
Russia
ABU
United Arab Emirates
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

Notes:

  • † — Drivers did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed over 90% of the race distance.

Teams' championship[edit]

Pos. Team No. ESP
Spain
AUT
Austria
GBR
United Kingdom
GER
Germany
HUN
Hungary
BEL
Belgium
ITA
Italy
RUS
Russia
ABU
United Arab Emirates
Points
F S F S F S F S F S F S F S F S F S
1 United Kingdom Carlin 10 1 18 1 20 2 6 2 3 4 4 223
11 Ret 8 2 1 4 3 3 Ret 5 7
12 16 10 8 22 18 9 17 10 17 18
2 Canada Status Grand Prix 26 9 7 7 5 5 2 4 5 2 11 177
27 3 4 4 3 7 1 13 7 1 6
28 18 Ret Ret 19 16 10 Ret 23† 16 22
3 France ART Grand Prix 1 11 19 Ret 17 15 Ret 11 13 14 13 141
2 5 5 5 DNS 3 4 1 Ret 11 9
3 6 3 15 8 8 7 6 2 8 2
4 United Kingdom Arden International 4 13 11 Ret 14 20 13 10 9 3 5 100
5 10 9 10 6 13 Ret 12 6 6 1
6 14 14 11 Ret 9 15 8 1 7 3
5 Finland Koiranen GP 7 Ret Ret 20 21 24 17 Ret 22 25 25 85
8 2 6 3 2 1 Ret 7 15 10 16
9 21 13 16 12 Ret 14 22 18 12 Ret
6 United Kingdom Marussia Manor Racing 14 4 Ret 9 7 12 Ret 24† 16 13 10 59
15 15 16 17 13 19 Ret 20 19 24 21
16 7 1 Ret 10 10 18† 5 4 9 8
7 Switzerland Jenzer Motorsport 20 12 Ret 13 9 11 Ret 19 Ret 21 14 25
21 8 2 6 Ret 14 8 18 11 22 15
22 Ret 12 Ret 15 21 11 15 12 23 23
8 Germany Hilmer Motorsport 17 22† 20 19 DNS 22 Ret 24 21 25 25 17
18 17 Ret 14 16 25 12 16 14 23 2
19 19 15 Ret 11 6 5 9 8 19 18
9 Italy Trident 23 Ret 17 18 18 23 Ret 23 20 8
24 Ret DSQ 12 4 17 16 21 17 15 12
25 20 Ret DNS DNS 14 Ret 20 24
Pos. Team No. F S F S F S F S F S F S F S F S F S Points
ESP
Spain
AUT
Austria
GBR
United Kingdom
GER
Germany
HUN
Hungary
BEL
Belgium
ITA
Italy
RUS
Russia
ABU
United Arab Emirates
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

Notes:

  • † — Drivers did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed over 90% of the race distance.

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