Will Buller abandons Formula 3 European Championship campaign

Will Buller has decided to end his Formula 3 European Championship campaign with Fortec Motorsport, ahead of this weekend's Norisring round

Will Buller abandons Formula 3 European Championship campaign

The 20-year-old Briton, who currently leads the British F3 standings for the team, contested the most recent European round at Spielberg with Fortec after switching from rival squad T-Sport.

"We had a pretty difficult start to the year in the European championship so we've taken the decision not to continue, which seems like the sensible thing to do," Buller told AUTOSPORT.

"This decision has no bearing on British F3. We're leading that championship and really want to win it. And I'm still hopefully going to be doing Macau at the end of the year as well."

Buller's decision, coupled with former team-mate Josh Hill's announcement this week that he is quitting motorsport to focus on a career in music, means Fortec will run just two cars at the Norisring this weekend, for Felix Serralles and Pipo Derani.

Buller is now planning to contest the remainder of the Formula Renault 3.5 season, having taken a top-five finish on his debut in Moscow last month.

"The Moscow deal was a one-off with the Zeta Corse team, but it looks good in terms of continuing with that drive for the rest of the year," added the GP3 and F3 Euro Series race winner.

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