The GP3 Series established itself as a force to be reckoned with in 2011; the Formula 1 support category being a closely fought one, with 12 different drivers taking to the top step of the podium in 16 races.
Eventual champion Valtteri Bottas took four wins, securing the title in the penultimate race of the season by finishing ahead of his ART Grand Prix team-mate James Calado. Bottas now has an F1 test role with Williams, and the current crop of GP3 hopefuls will be aiming to repeat his feat this year. Alex Brundle is one of them. His move to GP3 follows two years in F2 (either side of a disappointing 2010 in British F3), and with it comes the bright lights of the European F1 circus.
ART Grand Prix team-mates Frederik Vesti and Juan Manuel Correa's paths to the 2021 FIA Formula 3 Championship grid couldn’t have been further apart, but both are using the same focus for different goals
Juan Manuel Correa has had a long road to recovery from that horrific day at Spa in 2019. ART's decision to give him his race return in FIA Formula 3 in 2021 is a victory in itself, but his determination will surely - in time - have him fighting for bigger things
F3 rookie Oscar Piastri only just snatched the 2020 title with Prema Racing, but the setbacks he overcame to do so suggest that Renault's next Australian talent is one destined for the top
Recently named as Autosport's greatest single-seater, Ralt's RT3 launched a plethora of superstar drivers through the early 1980s, and established the constructor as the go-to place for your single-seater weapon
With the title race finely poised ahead of the final triple-header, a category returnee who raced George Russell in his F3 days lends Autosport his thoughts on the ones to watch
The passing of Ralt boss Ron Tauranac last week drew tributes from around the world, not least from the bosses of three prominent teams on whom the Australian designer made a lasting impression
Juncadella resists late Sainz Jr charge to take second victory at Hockenheim
The GP3 Series grid guide