The Asian Formula Three Championship
was a single-seater
racing series based in South East Asia
. It is one of a number of national and international Formula Three
championships that form part of an established "career ladder
" below Formula One
. It was sanctioned by the Automobile Association of the Philippines
, and was most recently promoted as the Asian F3 Pacific Series
, 2007-01-21. Retrieved 2007-10-25. The 2009 series collapsed through a lack of competitors with some teams dispersing to other Formula 3 series in the region.
Creation and management
The creators of the Asian F3 Championship intended the series to provide young Asian drivers with a stepping stone to the higher levels of single-seater motor racing. Asia has not traditionally had the motor racing profile and career ladder from which European drivers benefit. There was clearly a need to change this and to demonstrate the feasibility of Formula Three to potential sponsors in light of the region's growing economy. The series' organisers have held corporate track days in the Philippines, as part of their efforts to attract sponsorship. f1prospects.com
, 2006-03-14. Retrieved 2007-10-25.
Asian F3 is positioned between two other single seater formulae in Asia's fledgling motorsport culture: below it sits Formula BMW Asia
, which is one of four Formula BMW
series worldwide, and positioned above it is Formula Renault V6
, which is derived from the... Read More