F3 Euroseries Rules Tweaked

Organisers of the F3 Euroseries have come under fire over adjustments to the regulations aimed at boosting dwindling grid numbers for next year, according to this week's Autosport

F3 Euroseries Rules Tweaked

The series will retain its double-header format in 2006 but feature a longer second-event, the grid of which will be the reverse of the top eight from the first race.

The second race will be extended by 30km, however the points on offer will be the same from each, with an extra point for pole position.

Some leading team chiefs questioned the move.

Signature's Philippe Sinault said: "For F3 this is not a good idea. It can be good for the show as you can see in GP2, but it is much harder to overtake in F3. Also it's a problem with the reverse grid race on the long race on Sunday, when we have the maximum audience with the DTM."

Manor Motorsport boss John Booth said: "I'm not a big fan of jazzing things up for the sake of it. Formula Three has always been motorsport for the true enthusiast."

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