Thirty-car entry for Macau F3 GP

Five past or present Formula 3 champions, plus a host of GP3 race winners, have signed up to be part of a 30-car entry for this November's Macau F3 GP

Thirty-car entry for Macau F3 GP

British F3 champion Felipe Nasr (Carlin), plus his Euro Series counterpart Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam), will be joined by 2007 British title winner Marko Asmer (Double R Racing), 2009 German F3 champion Laurens Vanthoor (Signature), and new German F3 Cup winner Richie Stanaway (Van Amersfoort Racing).

GP3 champion Valtteri Bottas, who is also a double Masters of Formula 3 winner, will return to an event in which he finished on the podium last year, racing alongside Asmer and Mark Webber protege Mitch Evans in one of Double R's three Dallara-Mercedes.

Fellow GP3 frontrunners Alexander Sims (TOM'S) and Antonio Felix da Costa (Hitech Racing) have also secured one-off drives for the famous event.

Da Costa will race alongside British F3 race winner Pietro Fantin and Dutch rookie Hannes van Asseldonk in Hitech's three-car Dallara-Volkswagen line-up, while 2008 McLaren AUTOSPORT BRDC Award winner Sims will race alongside fellow Brit Richard Bradley in one of crack Japanese outfit TOM'S' two Dallara-Toyotas.

French squad Signature, which helped DTM rookie Edoardo Mortara to become the first double winner of the Macau GP last year, will run five Dallara-VWs for Vanthoor, his Euro Series team-mates Marco Wittmann, Daniel Abt and Carlos Munoz, plus Red Bull-backed Formula Renault Eurocup runner-up Carlos Sainz Jr.

Arch Euro Series rival Prema will run just two Mercedes-powered cars - for FIA International Trophy winner Merhi and his fellow Spaniard Daniel Juncadella.

Top British F3 team Carlin will take four Dallara-VWs to Macau, for Nasr, multiple British F3 race winner Kevin Magnussen, Colombian Carlos Huertas and Malaysian Jazeman Jaafar.

German squad Mucke Motorsport will take two cars, for Masters of F3 winner Felix Rosenqvist and local driver Michael Ho, while Fortec Motorsport will also run a pair of Dallara-Mercedes for regular British F3 drivers Will Buller and Lucas Foresti.

Fledgling British F3 squad Sino Vision Racing will also take two cars, for team owner/driver Adderly Fong and Welshman Hywel Lloyd, while single-car Japanese F3 entries for Hironobu Yasuda (Three Bond Racing) and Hideki Yamauchi (Toda Racing) complete line-up.

2011 Macau Grand Prix entry list No Driver Team Car/Engine 1 Marco Wittmann Signature Dallara-Volkswagen 2 Laurens Vanthoor Signature Dallara-Volkswagen 3 Daniel Abt Signature Dallara-Volkswagen 4 Carlos Munoz Signature Dallara-Volkswagen 5 Carlos Sainz Jr Signature Dallara-Volkswagen 6 Hironobu Yasuda Three Bond Dallara-Nissan 7 Felipe Nasr Carlin Dallara-Volkswagen 8 Kevin Magnussen Carlin Dallara-Volkswagen 9 Carlos Huertas Carlin Dallara-Volkswagen 10 Jazeman Jaafar Carlin Dallara-Volkswagen 11 Roberto Merhi Prema Dallara-Mercedes 12 Daniel Juncadella Prema Dallara-Mercedes 14 Hiedki Yamauchi Toda Dallara-Honda 15 Alexander Sims TOM's Dallara-Toyota 16 Richard Bradley TOM's Dallara-Toyota 17 William Buller Fortec Dallara-Volkswagen 18 Lucas Foresti Fortec Dallara-Mercedes 19 Felix Rosenqvist Mucke Dallara-Mercedes 20 Michael Ho Mucke Dallara-Mercedes 21 Pietro Fantin Hitech Dallara-Volkswagen 22 Antonio Felix da Costa Hitech Dallara-Volkswagen 23 Hannes van Asseldonk Hitech Dallara-Volkswagen 24 Mitch Evans Double R Dallara-Mercedes 25 Marko Asmer Double R Dallara-Mercedes 26 Valtteri Bottas Double R Dallara-Mercedes 27 Jimmy Eriksson Motopark Dallara-Volkswagen 28 Kimiya Sato Motopark Dallara-Volkswagen 29 Adderley Fong Sino Vision Dallara-Mercedes 30 Hywel Lloyd Sino Vision Dallara-Mercedes 32 Richie Stanaway Van Amersfoort Dallara-Volkswagen 
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