will be a winter-break for the Formula 3 as well. Before this short
period, the most important teams and drivers will be present in
the brand-new circuit of Bahrain for the last international event
of the year : the 1st Bahrain Super Prix. It will be the first time
for Formula 3 vehicles on this circuit, projected by German engineer
Hermann Tilke, where the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Bahrain takes place.
Prema will cap this intense season participating in this significant
international race with Frenchman Franck Perera, best rookie 2004
in the Formula 3 Euro Series Championship and fifth in the famous
Macao Grand Prix and with Kohei Hirate. For Kohei this will be his
third race in Formula 3,after his successful performance in the
Formula Renault 2000- Italia Championship, where he was second ,
together with Prema.
This circuit is new for all the competitors. On Wednesday there
will be three sessions of free tests which will allow technicians
and drivers to analyse all the information necessary to improve
the setting up. On Thursday the two practice sessions will determine
the starting grid for race 1.
Race 1 will be taking place on Friday morning and it will be considered
as a real qualifying session. Soon after, and taking into account
the order of arrival in race 1, the 1st Bahrain Grand Prix will
Together with Zandvort and Macao, this event allows the best drivers
of the various national championship to compete in a real "one
shoot race". The final result of these races may, literarily,
change a driver's career.
Certainly, it will be an important experience for everybody, for
the present season and for the future.