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Formula Three

Thrills and spills in Macau

Tuesday, 20 November, 2012, 5:58pm

Bike king Rutter wins eighth Macau GP crown

Michael Rutter extended his record number of Macau Grand Prix motorbike race wins on Sunday with a consummate display to claim his second successive title and eighth overall.

The 40-year-old beat last year’s runner-up, Martin Jessopp, into second place again, while Simon Andrews, in his first race back since a crash in the Isle of Man TT left his body in pieces, finished third.

18 Nov 2012 - 7:04pm

Da Costa wins Macau Grand Prix

Antonio Felix Da Costa of Portugal won the Macau Grand Prix at the third time of asking on Sunday, leading almost from start to finish in his country’s former colony.

The Carlin driver, part of Formula One team Red Bull’s Junior Team, started on pole but briefly lost the lead to Mucke Motorsport’s Felix Rosenqvist of Sweden at the start.

18 Nov 2012 - 5:36pm

Rich boys' racing toys – Macau again

Most unlikely person to be spotted in the paddock in the Macau Grand Prix weekend?  Celebrity crimper Kim Robinson. Yes, he who charges US$1,000 a time for a haircut – while telling us it makes sense on a dollar-cost averaging basis because he's so good you go less often and therefore it makes financial sense.

18 Nov 2012 - 10:39am

Pole sitter Da Costa singing in the rain

Antonio Felix da Costa took pole for today's Macau Grand Prix as riders in the motorcycle race were left frustrated after rain forced the event to be postponed until today.

18 Nov 2012 - 3:22am

Teen F3 debutant Alex Lynn beats seasoned drivers in qualifying

The Macau Grand Prix is supposed to be the ultimate test of a Formula 3 driver's abilities, but teenage debutant Alex Lynn made it look easy yesterday on his debut at the Guia Circuit.

17 Nov 2012 - 3:05am

Daniel Juncadella wants Macau Grand Prix repeat

Daniel Juncadella has nothing to prove in Formula Three, but is still doing everything to become only the second driver to win two Macau Grands Prix, even squeezing in extra practice on a computer game at the GP Museum yesterday.

15 Nov 2012 - 3:26am

Bottas fired up to add Guia title to feather his crowded cap

Third time lucky is the fervent wish of Finland's Valtteri Bottas, who will return to the Guia circuit intent on winning next weekend's coveted Formula Three Macau Grand Prix.

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Steep learning curve

Each November, Andre Couto left the Macau Grand Prix with a new souvenir. Some years it was a bit off the front wing, other times it was a piece broken off the back wing.

Couto, at the time young, impressionable and a budding racing driver, would go to the garages after the race and ask for whatever they didn't need - something to remember that year's race.

11 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Driven Jamison believes he has the formula to succeed

When Ross Jamison lines up for the start of next weekend's opening rounds of the Formula BMW Asia Championship in Malaysia, he embarks on a journey he hopes will take him to the pinnacle of motor racing - Formula One.

29 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

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