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FIA Formula 3 European Championship


Triumph at Monza30.04.2017

Once again, the teams attended to by Spiess succeeded in shining: at Monza, Italy, two of three race wins again were secured by FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers relying on Volkswagen power. 

Great preparations ensure a successful start into the season16.04.2017

Who is how competitive? And who was able to make particularly good use of their resources, in the off-season. 


Joel Eriksson the 2016 SONAX F3 Rookie16.10.2016

“What a feeling! I really won the rookie title! Winning it in my first FIA Formula 3 European Championship season was my major goal,” beamed Joel Eriksson. 

Kari celebrates his first win, Eriksson extends lead in the rookie ranking04.10.2016

In the penultimate race meeting of the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, held at Imola’s former F1 circuit, Niko Kari celebrated his first win in the series on 01st October, thus giving himself the best present for his birthday he is going to celebrate five days later. 

Spiess wins in France and Japan17.05.2016

On the Whitsun weekend, two 18 year old motor-racing talents attracted a lot of attention. 

Nick Cassidy the first championship leader04.04.2016

Last weekend, the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season was kicked off in Southern France. 

Excitement prior to the season kick-off.05.03.2016

On 03rd and 04th March, 2016, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams contested the first official days of testing in the new season. 


Vice-champion and rookie of the year 2015 rely on Spiess19.10.2015

In the 2015 FIA Formula 3 Championship season finale at Hockenheim, Volkswagen and Spiess secured the vice-championship and the rookie title. 

Two important titles have been won early28.09.2015

Two of the most important titles in the world of young-driver motor racing have been won early... 

Excitement on the home straight07.09.2015

Although the Volkswagen drivers succeeded in shining at Portimao (05th to 06th September) too by securing 14 top-10 results... 

Only half the points available but championship lead extended, nevertheless03.08.2015

Only half the points could be scored this Sunday at the Red Bull Ring but for Antonio Giovinazzi (Italy) this was enough for extending his championship lead, nevertheless. 

First European Championship win for Markus Pommer13.07.2015

The qualifying session for the first of the three races of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship meeting at Zandvoort (10th to 12th July) already filled Holger Spiess with optimism regarding the things to come on the race weekend. 

Strong in the city29.06.2015

The Norisring always is worth making the trip. 

Power is a must22.06.2015

Last year, Max Verstappen recalled the competitiveness of Charles Leclerc. 

Three races, two of them red-flagged31.05.2015

Three races, two of them red-flagged At the tradition-rich circuit of Monza, Italy, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams experienced a tumultuous, unusual and lucky weekend... 

Win in Pau17.05.2015

Championship lead extended, second position consolidated – for Spiess Motorenbau GmbH and their big partner Volkswagen, things in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship are running absolutely according to plan. 

Experienced driver and rookie hold the top positions03.05.2015

An experienced Formula 3 driver and an F3 rookie hold the top positions in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship – and both are contesting the series with the writings ‘Spiess’ and ‘Volkswagen’ decorating the air boxes of their single-seaters. 

Two rookie wins in the season kick-off13.04.2015

It was a perfect start into the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season, for the Spiess engine experts. 

Extremely promising final test08.04.2015

In the official FIA Formula 3 European Championship tests on 07th April, 2015, at Silverstone, Charles Leclerc attracted a lot of attention. 

Satisfaction and pleasant anticipation18.03.2015

With a lot of satisfaction and even more pleasant anticipation, Spiess Motorenbau GmbH left the venue of the first official FIA Formula 3 European Championship tests in the 2015 season. 

Promising start17.03.2015

On 17th March, at Valencia’s Circuit de la de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship contested its first official day of testing in the 2015 season. 


A season to cheer about!22.10.2014

The 2014 season is not completely over yet but already now, it can be regarded as the most successful one in the recent past, for Spiess Motorenbau GmbH... 

Season finale with two Spiess wins20.10.2014

On the final race weekend of the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season, the Volkswagen-Spiess engines once again succeeded in shining. 

The champion and the winner12.10.2014

The season is not over yet and nonetheless, two things already are clear: Esteban Ocon is the winner of the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers’ title and Max Verstappen is the winner of the year. 

Verstappen: First successes as Red Bull Junior17.08.2014

Just a few days after having been signed as Red Bull Junior, Max Verstappen succeeded in once again delivering in remarkable style. 

Power at Spielberg04.08.2014

Everybody knows: at Spielberg, power is crucial! A fact that first of all is caused by the Red Bull Ring’s topography. 

Verstappen or Ocon30.06.2014

Who would have thought so? Esteban Ocon is getting under massive pressure. 

Fantastic weekend23.06.2014

What a weekend for Max Verstappen and his team, Van Amersfoort Racing. 

Experience prevails in Pau12.05.2014

At the most challenging circuit on this year’s FIA Formula 3 European Championship calendar, one of the experienced drivers succeeded in shining: at the Southern-French street circuit, Tom Blomqvist celebrated his second win of the 2014 season. 

Max Verstappen causes a stir05.05.2014

For Spiess Motorenbau GmbH, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship home weekend, on 03rd and 04th May, proved to be a major success. 

Some good things come in sixes11.04.2014

For the Spiess Motorenbau GmbH engineers, the final official FIA Formula 3 European Championship tests proved to be a major success. 

Perfect start into the season!06.04.2014

What a start into the season for Spiess Motorenbau GmbH! The first official FIA Formula 3 European Championship day of testing was dominated by drivers who relied on the engine jointly designed and developed by Spiess and Volkswagen. 

More power, more races, more kilometres21.02.2014

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship features numerous innovations, in 2014. 

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