The 2012 version of the GP3 Series kicks off at Barcelona this weekend with a near-unrecognisable field compared to a year ago.
With past champions Esteban Gutirrez and Valtteri Bottas having moved onwards and upwards, the stage is set for a talented youngster to put themselves firmly on the F1 radar come September. Here's AUTOSPORT's guide to the runners and riders.
#1. Daniel Abt (D)
GP3 debut: Barcelona, 2012
2011: 7th in F3 Euro Series, 4th in FIA International F3 Trophy