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GP2, GP3 tests set to kick off today with some interesting names

F1 Grand Prix of Italy - Practice

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 02: Pierre Gasly of France and Prema Racing drives during qualifying for GP2 after practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 2, 2016 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

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The GP2 and GP3 Series postseason test takes place starting today at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, with three days of running for both junior series championships.

GP2 will test on Pirelli’s medium compound; GP3 on Pirelli’s soft compound.

On Tuesday, the day one entry lists were released. Among those notable listed:


  • PREMA Racing’s newly confirmed full-season pairing of Charles Leclerc and Antonio Fuoco
  • Notable series veterans Nobuharu Matsushita, Jordan King, Johnny Cecotto, Raffaele Marciello, Antonio Giovinazzi
  • Louis Deletraz, who debuted this weekend with Carlin, now testing with Racing Engineering
  • Indy Lights driver Felix Serralles, testing with Carlin, who’s also had tests in an IndyCar with Andretti Autosport and in the FIA WEC with an Oreca 05 Nissan for G-Drive Racing


  • Jack Aitken to lead ART Grand Prix’s four-car entry
  • American Ryan Tveter, with Trident
  • Pro Mazda driver Pato O’Ward, who also tested in FIA WEC with RGR Sport, with Koiranen GP

Respective GP2 and GP3 entry lists are linked here.

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