When a championship features 10 different winners in its first 10 races, it begs a question or two. Is it because there is such a lack of talent on the grid that the results are almost random, or is it because there is so much talent on show that it's hard for anyone to get a foothold at the top of the pile?
In the case of GP3 in 2011, it's unquestionably the latter.
This year's grid is the biggest single pool of talent sub-GP2. That's not to say other championships at this level don't have good drivers at the front, but it's the sheer number of exciting prospects on the GP3 grid that makes it so interesting.
It has the atmosphere of the F3 Euro Series in its 2003-2009 heyday, when you knew that you were watching stars of the future fighting it out each season, and there was never any question over the talent of the driver who came out on top. Now, that aura has transferred to GP3.