Information to all 26 motorists on the 2023 Macau Grand Prix grid

Observe for the seventieth Macau Grand prix started nowadays at the Guia circuit. With no driver having up the 3rd Carlin entry, 26 cars and trucks have been entered for the Components three race.

When a lot of of the entrants have arrived from the FIA F3 sequence, the blue riband race has also captivated many up-and-comings skills from the decrease ranges. As the Covid-19 pandemic has stored F3 absent due to the fact 2019, other motorists who skipped possibilities to race at the famed observe ahead of graduating to senior sequence have returned.

Among the those people are previous winners Dan Ticktum, who’s put in the final two seasons in Components E, and and Richard Verschoor. The latter is 1 of many Components two motorists who have stepped down a rung to race at Macau. Marcus Armstrong, who amazed in his very first IndyCar year this yr, has also returned to F3 for this basic race.

Here’s a total operate-down of all 26 rivals:

2023 Macau Grand Prix entry record#DriverTeam2023Notes1Richard VerschoorTrident9th in F2*The defending FIA F3 Globe Cup winner also enjoys a primary location in pit lane which is typically critical at Macau2Roman StanekTrident18th in F2*An F2 rookie who could do his 2024 price range some fantastic by starring this weekend3Ugo UgochukwuTridentEuro four championMcLaren’s favoured junior correct now and an F4 star obtaining occur next and 3rd in the Italian F4 and UAE championships respectively5Max EstersonJenzer Motorsport11th in GB3He did two FIA F3 rounds this yr to study the car6Charlie WurzJenzer Motorsport6th in EuroformulaWurz begun 2023 with the Components Regional Oceania title but flopped in the European championship. Euroformula offered redemption7Matias ZagazetaJenzer Motorsport22nd in FRECA podium on his Components Regional Center East debut was a fake dawn as he lacked tempo following, but he’s geared up for Macau with personal F3 tests8Dino BeganovicPrema6th in FIA F3The Ferrari junior gained in FRME but unsuccessful to make the leading action in F3 with its leading group.9Gabriele MiniPrema7th in FIA F3The Alpine junior, like Charles Leclerc, is managed by Nicolas Todt10Paul AronPrema3rd in FIA F3The Mercedes junior is the optimum-put driver from the FIA F3 championship having part11Luke BrowningHitech GP15th in FIA F3The yr begun strongly but bought even worse for the Williams junior so will be searching to convert that around12Isack HadjarHitech GP14th in F2*Pink Bull has talked about acquiring Hadjar into F1 and has provided him a exercise outing, but has put him back again in F3 this weekend14Alex DunneHitech GP2nd in GB3The dominant 2022 British F4 champion’s only F3 expertise is in put up-year tests, when he was speediest in the wet15Pepe MartiCampos Racing5th in FIA F3Marti’s 2023 retains acquiring far better with two wins in FRME adhering to by 3 in FIA F3 and then getting signed by Pink Bull16Sebastian MontoyaCampos Racing7th in ELMS LMP2 Professional/AmA solitary F3 podium was the emphasize of 2023 in solitary-seaters for Juan Pablo’s son, who appears to be like established to drop his Pink Bull backing17Oliver GoetheCampos Racing8th in FIA F3He turned a Pink Bull junior on Monday but his sort in FIA F3 this yr was unpredictable18Noel LeonVan Amersfoort RacingEuroformula championSmall grid measurements imply the Euroformula title has dropped worth and he’s under no circumstances raced an FIA F3 car19Sophia FloerschVan Amersfoort Racing23rd in FIA F3Infamously endured a gigantic crash at Macau in 2018, but generally wishes to return and is now an Alpine junior20Tommy SmithVan Amersfoort Racing27th in FIA F3Aiming for his very first leading ten complete in a auto race due to the fact 202221Laurens van HoepenART Grand Prix10th in FRECThe Nyck de Vries protege is one more F3 debutant who will possible have inexperience punished in Macau22Christian MansellART Grand Prix12th in FIA F3He has wins in Euroformula and podiums in F3 but his team’s pit lane posture could reduce a victory challenge23Nikola TsolovART Grand Prix22nd in FIA F3Alpine’s 2022 Spanish F4 dominator jumped up to F3 this yr and struggled, but took poles and podiums when he designed a cameo physical appearance in Components Regional24Zane MaloneyRodin Carlin10th in F2*The Pink Bull junior is the only driver devoid of a acquire in the leading ten of the F2 standings. But he pulled off a string of wins in F3 final year25Dan TicktumRodin Carlin17th in FEAlready a two-periods Macau Grand Prix winner, Ticktum has been fast paced racing on road circuits around two FE seasons27Dennis HaugerMP Motorsport8th in F2*The Pink Bull junior and 2021 FIA F3 winner is a late stand-in for the wounded Franco Colapinto28Mari BoyaMP Motorsport17th in FIA F3He took two wins in FRME and was Eurocup-three runner-up in 2023 but only bought 1 podium in F3 as a rookie29Marcus ArmstrongMP Motorsport20th in IndyCarEighth in equally of his prior Macau outings, he has due to the fact gained in F2 and was IndyCar’s 2023 rookie of the yr

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