British Formula Ford ace Eric Lichtenstein will step up to the GP3 Series in 2013 with Carlin, according to Motorsport News.
Daniel Abt nearly pulled off a huge upset to steal the GP3 Series title at a thrilling season finale at Monza, but ultimately fell just short of the double win he needed.
The car that the GP3 Series will use from the start of the 2013 season was unveiled yesterday at Monza.
Antonio Felix da Costa has closed on GP3 Series points leader Mitch Evans after two second-place finishes at the penultimate weekend of the season at Spa-Francorchamps, where Daniel Abt and Matias Laine scored their maiden victories in the category.
Title favourite Mitch Evans (MW Arden) departs Germany leading the GP3 Series championship chase but the Kiwi – and the majority of his rivals – were left feeling a little short on racing laps at the Hockenheim circuit.
Pre-season GP3 title favourite Mitch Evans (MW Arden) opened the 2012 season with a feature race victory at Circuit de Catalunya before American hotshoe Conor Daly scored his maiden series triumph in the sprint.
Northern Irishman Will Buller has firmed up his plans for 2012 with confirmation that the 19-year-old will launch a dual assault on the GP3 Series and European F3 Championship with the crack Carlin outfit.
Ocean Racing Technology have become the latest GP2 team to expand into GP3 after confirming that they had taken over French squad Tech 1's entry.
GP3 squad Mucke intends to quit the series with immediate effect, thus ending their contract a year early and potentially facing legal proceedings.
Marlon Stockinger will switch to GP3 front-runners Status for his second campaign in the series.