ART Grand Prix takes five out of six GP3 podium places in Catalunya

  • GP3 Series Barcelona race 1
  • GP3 Series Barcelona race 1

Nikita Mazepin (ART Grand Prix) and Giuliano Alesi (Trident) are the race winners in the season-opening round of the 2018 GP3 Series at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

In the first race, Mazepin led the 1-2-3 victory for ART Grand Prix, with Anthoine Hubert and Callum Ilott joining him on a podium. The pole-sitter Leonardo Pulcini (Campos Racing) finished the race in the fourth place.

GP3 Series Barcelona race 1 podium

GP3 Series – Race 1 podium at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya

In the second race, the Top 8 drivers from the previous race started on the reversed grid, with Juan Manuel Correa (Jenzer Motorsport) and Giuliano Alesi on the front row. The Frenchman took the lead on turn 1 and stayed in front until the end of the race, claiming his fourth GP3 victory in his third season in a series.

Correa finished the race in the fourth place, behind ART Grand Prix drivers Anthoine Hubert and Jake Hughes. The British driver made a fantastic progress from P13 on the grid.

Giuliano Alesi, Barcelona

Giuliano Alesi scored his fourth GP3 Series win in a career

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