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The high‐speed corners are taken so quickly.

Everything in the chassis is direct and stiff. It

is a great learning environment for the


Enaam Ahmed, who finished fifth overall in

the 2016 standings for Douglas Motorsport,

commented: “The car is so quick! The

downforce and the power of the Tatuus‐

Cosworth are absolutely incredible. It is a

good stepping stone on to FIA F3 or GP3.”

Anthony ‘Boyo’ Hieatt, Team Principal of

champion outfit Double R Racing, was also

full of praise for the Tatuus‐built machine,

stating: “Drivers are raving about the car and

they’re right to – it’s fast, very good from an

engineering and team perspective to work

with and also pretty close to Euro F3, which is

obviously perfect for drivers looking to

progress up the ladder.”

The MSV F3‐016 utilises a carbon fibre chassis

from Tatuus, the same basic monocoque as

used in FIA F4 series’ but with some

significant upgrades. Whilst meeting all the

latest FIA F3 safety regulations, featuring side

impact panels, front and rear carbon impact

structures, wheel tethers and extractable seat,

it also boasts a stellar aerodynamic package

featuring highly adjustable front‐wing and

two‐piece rear‐wing in addition to an F1‐style

front splitter and rear diffuser.

It also boasts a six‐speed sequential gearbox

with paddle shifters provided by Sadev and

fitted with a limited‐slip differential unique to

BRDC British F3. Twin wishbone suspension

with two‐way adjustable dampers and

adjustable front and rear anti‐roll bars provide

drivers with plenty of scope for set‐up

changes, whilst the braking system is supplied

by AP Racing and hosts 4‐piston front

callipers and floating, grooved and ventilated

discs with 2‐piston rear calliper and fixed

vented rear disc.

Heading into 2017, the BRDC British Formula

3 Championship continues its position as UK’s

leading single‐seater series, and is set to

attract another strong grid consisting of some

of the best Grand Prix stars of the future.

Another frantic and thrilling 24 races of action

are sure to ensue as the championship criss‐

crosses the UK and visits continental Europe

and Spa‐Francorchamps once again. With the

fantastic Tatuus‐Cosworth car at their

disposal, the drivers on the 2017 grid are best

placed to follow in the footsteps of Senna,

Hakkinen and Ricciardo to become a British

F3 champion and continue their motorsport