2023 Monza Formula 3 round

The 2023 Monza Formula 3 round was a motor racing event held between 1 and 3 September at the Monza Circuit. It was the final race of the 2023 FIA Formula 3 Championship and was held in support of the 2023 Italian Grand Prix.

Italy  2023 Monza Formula 3 round
Round details
Round 9 of 9 in the 2023 FIA Formula 3 Championship.
LocationMonza Circuit
Monza, Italy
CoursePermanent racing facility
5.793 km (3.599 mi)
Sprint Race
Date 2 September 2023
Laps 18
Podium
First Argentina Franco Colapinto MP Motorsport
Second Brazil Gabriel Bortoleto Trident
Third Spain Mari Boya MP Motorsport
Fastest lap
Driver Germany Oliver Goethe Trident
Time 1:39.743 (on lap 8)
Feature Race
Date 3 September 2023
Laps 21
Podium
First United Kingdom Jonny Edgar MP Motorsport
Second United Kingdom Zak O'Sullivan Prema Racing
Third United Kingdom Taylor Barnard Jenzer Motorsport
Fastest lap
Driver Brazil Gabriel Bortoleto Trident
Time 1:40.042 (on 11)

Heading into the final round with a 38-point-margin over his nearest rivals Paul Aron and Pepe Martí, Gabriel Bortoleto was crowned the 2023 Drivers' Champion after qualifying on Friday as Aron and Martí both failed to score pole position in order two secure two vital points for their respective championship hopes. Bortoleto became the next series' champion as a rookie since Oscar Piastri in 2020.

Classification edit

After Paul Aron and Pepe Marti failed to secure the feature race pole position and the two points that came with it Gabriel Bortoleto became the 2023 FIA formula 3 champion becoming the 5th FIA Formula 3 champion, the first Brazilian driver and first driver for Trident to win the FIA Formula 3 Championship.

Qualifying edit

Pos. No. Driver Team Time/Gap Grid
SR
Grid
FR
1 6   Oliver Goethe Trident 1:38.909 221 1
2 17   Caio Collet Van Amersfoort Racing +0.092 11 2
3 1   Paul Aron Prema Racing +0.134 10 3
4 12   Jonny Edgar MP Motorsport +0.228 9 4
5 5   Gabriel Bortoleto Trident +0.352 8 5
6 3   Zak O'Sullivan Prema Racing +0.410 7 6
7 4   Leonardo Fornaroli Trident +0.431 6 7
8 27   Taylor Barnard Jenzer Motorsport +0.664 5 8
9 9   Nikola Tsolov ART Grand Prix +0.671 4 9
10 8   Grégoire Saucy ART Grand Prix +0.692 3 10
11 11   Mari Boya MP Motorsport +0.875 2 11
12 10   Franco Colapinto MP Motorsport +0.970 1 12
13 23   Pepe Martí Campos Racing +1.205 12 13
14 24   Christian Mansell[a] Campos Racing +1.267 13 14
15 19   Tommy Smith Van Amersfoort Racing +1.294 14 15
16 7   Kaylen Frederick ART Grand Prix +1.302 15 16
17 18   Rafael Villagómez Van Amersfoort Racing +1.731 16 17
18 29   Sophia Flörsch PHM Racing by Charouz +2.286 17 18
19 31   Woohyun Shin PHM Racing by Charouz +2.330 18 224
20 25   Joshua Dufek Campos Racing +2.510 19 19
21 28   Alex García Jenzer Motorsport +2.513 20 20
22 30   Roberto Faria PHM Racing by Charouz +3.602 21 21
107% time: 1:45.832 (+6.923)
2   Dino Beganovic Prema Racing No time set 23 23
26   Nikita Bedrin[b] Jenzer Motorsport No time set 24 24
20   Oliver Gray Rodin Carlin No time set 252 25
DSQ 15   Gabriele Minì Hitech Pulse Eight Disqualified3 26 26
DSQ 16   Luke Browning Hitech Pulse Eight Disqualified3 27 27
DSQ 14   Sebastián Montoya Hitech Pulse Eight Disqualified3 28 28
DSQ 22   Ido Cohen Rodin Carlin Disqualified3 29 29
DSQ 21   Francesco Simonazzi Rodin Carlin Disqualified3 30 30
Source:[2][3]

Notes

Sprint race edit

Pos. No. Driver Team Laps Time/Gap Grid Pts.
1 10   Franco Colapinto MP Motorsport 18 34:06.988 1 10
2 5   Gabriel Bortoleto Trident 18 +1.325 8 9
3 11   Mari Boya MP Motorsport 18 +2.118 2 8
4 27   Taylor Barnard Jenzer Motorsport 18 +2.322 5 7
5 6   Oliver Goethe Trident 18 +8.012 22 6 (1)
6 15   Gabriele Minì Hitech Pulse-Eight 18 +9.885 26 5
7 24   Christian Mansell Campos Racing 18 +11.086 13 4
8 4   Leonardo Fornaroli Trident 18 +11.1971 6 3
9 9   Nikola Tsolov ART Grand Prix 18 +11.467 4 2
10 18   Rafael Villagómez Van Amersfoort Racing 18 +12.133 16 1
11 3   Zak O'Sullivan Prema Racing 18 +12.4612 7
12 14   Sebastián Montoya Hitech Pulse-Eight 18 +12.766 28
13 2   Dino Beganovic Prema Racing 18 +16.276 23
14 25   Joshua Dufek Campos Racing 18 +16.532 19
15 26   Nikita Bedrin Jenzer Motorsport 18 +20.035 24
16 29   Sophia Flörsch PHM Racing by Charouz 18 +20.338 17
17 28   Alex García Jenzer Motorsport 18 +21.291 20
18 21   Francesco Simonazzi Rodin Carlin 18 +21.784 30
19 17   Caio Collet Van Amersfoort Racing 18 +23.6843 11
20 7   Kaylen Frederick ART Grand Prix 18 +30.9234 15
21 22   Ido Cohen Rodin Carlin 18 +33.316 29
22 8   Grégoire Saucy ART Grand Prix 18 +1:36.911 3
NC 30   Roberto Faria PHM Racing by Charouz 15 Not class 21
DNF 20   Oliver Gray Rodin Carlin 11 Collision 25
DNF 19   Tommy Smith Van Amersfoort Racing 10 Collision 14
DNF 31   Woohyun Shin PHM Racing by Charouz 2 Collision 18
DNF 1   Paul Aron Prema Racing 0 Collision 10
DNF 23   Pepe Martí Campos Racing 0 Collision 12
DNF 12   Jonny Edgar MP Motorsport 0 Collision 9
DSQ 16   Luke Browning Hitech Pulse-Eight 18 27
Fastest lap set by   Oliver Goethe: 1:39.743 (lap 8)

Notes:

Feature race edit

Pos. No. Driver Team Laps Time/Gap Grid Pts.
1 12   Jonny Edgar MP Motorsport 21 47:05.178 4 25
2 3   Zak O'Sullivan Prema Racing 21 +0.287 6 18
3 27   Taylor Barnard Jenzer Motorsport 21 +0.825 8 15
4 17   Caio Collet Van Amersfoort Racing 21 +1.047 2 12
5 5   Gabriel Bortoleto Trident 21 +1.515 5 10 (1)
6 11   Mari Boya MP Motorsport 21 +1.945 11 8
7 1   Paul Aron Prema Racing 21 +2.136 3 6
8 24   Christian Mansell Campos Racing 21 +2.911 14 4
9 2   Dino Beganovic Prema Racing 21 +3.383 23 2
10 18   Rafael Villagómez Van Amersfoort Racing 21 +3.692 17 1
11 21   Francesco Simonazzi Rodin Carlin 21 +6.735 30
12 9   Nikola Tsolov ART Grand Prix 21 +6.936 9
13 29   Sophia Flörsch PHM Racing by Charouz 21 +7.616 18
14 25   Joshua Dufek Campos Racing 21 +7.655 19
15 4   Leonardo Fornaroli Trident 21 +8.1981 7
16 20   Oliver Gray Rodin Carlin 21 +8.405 25
17 31   Woohyun Shin PHM Racing by Charouz 21 +11.1072 22
18 16   Luke Browning Hitech Pulse-Eight 21 +11.2763 27
19 15   Gabriele Minì Hitech Pulse-Eight 21 +21.1424 26
20 19   Tommy Smith Van Amersfoort Racing 21 +53.990 15
21 28   Alex García Jenzer Motorsport 20 +1 lap 20
22 30   Roberto Faria PHM Racing by Charouz 18 Collision 21
DNF 26   Nikita Bedrin Jenzer Motorsport 16 Collision 24
DNF 23   Pepe Martí Campos Racing 15 Collision 13
DNF 22   Ido Cohen Rodin Carlin 15 Crash 29
DNF 14   Sebastián Montoya Hitech Pulse-Eight 12 Collision 28
DNF 7   Kaylen Frederick ART Grand Prix 12 Collision PL
DNF 8   Grégoire Saucy ART Grand Prix 5 Collision 10
DNF 10   Franco Colapinto MP Motorsport 0 Collision 12
DNS 6   Oliver Goethe Trident 0 Did not start 1
Fastest lap set by   Gabriel Bortoleto: 1:40.042 (lap 11)

Notes:

Standings after the event edit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings
  • Note: Bold text indicates both the Drivers' and Teams' Champion respectively.

See also edit

Notes edit

  1. ^ Mansell is an Australian driver who competed under a British licence in rounds 1–6 and an Australian licence from round 7 onwards.
  2. ^ Bedrin is a Russian driver competing under an Italian licence.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ "Nikita Bedrin". fiaformula3.com. Retrieved 3 March 2023.
  2. ^ "Formula 3 2023 Result for Round 9: Italy, Monza 1-3 September 2023". FIAFormula3® - The Official F3® Website. Retrieved 3 September 2023.
  3. ^ "QUALIFYING: Goethe claims maiden pole as Bortoleto seals championship title". FIAFormula3® - The Official F3® Website. 1 September 2023. Retrieved 3 September 2023.
  4. ^ a b "Several drivers penalised after Spa-Francorchamps feature race". FIAFormula3® - The Official F3® Website. 30 July 2023. Retrieved 3 September 2023.
  5. ^ "Five drivers disqualified and one penalised following Monza qualifying". FIAFormula3® - The Official F3® Website. 1 September 2023. Retrieved 3 September 2023.

External links edit


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