GP3 Series was back after what felt like a very long summer break, and Round 6 was at Spa-Francorchamps in glorious weather conditions. After a very difficult qualifying session, the team lined up in the grid with Jake Dennis in 13th, Jack Aitken in 14th and Tatiana Calderon in 22nd. 

As the lights went out, there was an incident at Turn 1 causing the safety car to be deployed. The race was run under safety car for 4 laps, and resumed on lap 5 where Dennis had climbed up into 4th place. Aitken was fighting hard in 11th, climbing positions lap by lap. By lap 13 Dennis was storming through the pack, passing Fuoco into 3rd, then one lap later he passed De Vries for 2nd place. With Leclerc in his sights, Dennis closed the gap to just over 2s ahead of De Vries and Fuoco.

On the final lap, a majority of the grid began to suffer with tyre degradation, but Aitken managed his tyres perfectly and moved into 5th. Chequered flag dropped, seeing Dennis clinch another podium and achieved his career best in 2nd. Aitken came over the line in 5th, and Calderon in 12th.

Career best for Dennis in Spa

GP3
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Saturday
27
August 2016
8:35 pm

Jake DENNIS

Jack AITKEN

Tatiana CALDERÓN