Prior hours of the 63rd Grand Prix of Macau


The GP of Macau has experienced tough weeks with the progress of
its historical promoter and the taking of control by the AIF. Your dispute has
been in doubt, but the reality is that one of the appointments most iconic celebrates
its 63rd edition. The Circuito da Guia, and therefore the streets of Macau return to
welcome to the historic GP of Macau of F3, test it, gather the best
pilots Formula 3 from all over the world. As in previous years, the test
will be escorted by the FIA GT World Cup and races TCR Series and

The GP of Macau of F3 has undergone some changes, but
keeps your history and your essence. The use of Pirelli tyres -for
taxation – and the denomination of FIA F3 World Cup not hides the magic of a
career that has been crowned the best riders in the world. Along
the narrow six-kilometre Circuit da Guia has won drivers world-class as Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher or David Coulthard. The Spanish Dani
Juncadella is also in this list of winners
, with the peculiarity that the
current Mercedes driver in the DTM returns to the place of the crime for its second

Precisely Dani Juncadella and Felix Rosenqvist and António Félix Da Costa
are the three riders who are leading in some way the list of registered
the FIA F3 World Cup, the entire time that they have all already won before in
the streets of Macau. However, the competition will be really tough
as demonstrated by the presence of riders such as Nick Cassidy, Jann Mardenborough, or George Russel. Other riders of size may have a lot of say in the Circuito Da Guia Sérgio Sette Câmara, or Alex Sims, since both compete for structures with a strong background as Carlin and Double R Racing.


all in all, the GP of Macao is not only F3, and another of the great attractions of the weekend is the FIA GT World Cup. Perhaps there is the implication expected by the brand, but it is not without its crumb. Maro Engel and Renger Van der Zande defending the interests of Mercedes, while Edo Mortara and Laurens Vanthoor will be the official drivers of Audi in the Circuit da Guia. These four pilots are in addition to Mirko Bortolotti, Nicky Catsburg, or Passion Lathouras, as well as the couple of Porsche formed by Earl Bamber and Kévin Estre.

the two great events organised by the FIA binds the test of the TCR International Series and the 50th edition of the GP Motorcycle racing. In what will be the last visits of the TCR Series the GP of Macau, it is expected a great battle between Volkswagen Golf GTI Leopard Racing and the Team Engstler in front of the Seat León. With the vehicle Spanish compete for example Dusan Borkovic, or the Catalan and Pepe Oriola. The payroll-regular drivers plus adds Tiago Monteiro. Finally, the GP Motorcycle promises great emotions with riders of the likes of Michael Rutter, Ian Hutchinson, John McGuinness or Danny Webb.

Schedules of the 63rd Macau Grand Prix

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Hours Category Session
0:30h Superbike Free Practice
2:35h FIA F3 World Cup Free Practice
4:25h TCR International Series Free Practice
5:30h FIA GT World Cup Free Practice
7:20h FIA F3 World Cup Classification 1
8:45h Superbike Classification 1

Friday, 18 November 2016

Hours Category Session
0:30h Superbike Rank 2
2:35h FIA F3 World Cup Free Practice
3:40h FIA GT World Cup Free Practice
5:30h TCR International Series Free Practice
7:55h FIA GT World Cup Classification
8:55h FIA F3 World Cup Rank 2

Saturday, 19 November 2016

Hours Category Session
0:30h TCR International Series Classification
4:20h Superbike Warm Up
5:10am FIA GT World Cup Career Classification (12 laps)
6:50h FIA F3 World Cup Career Classification (10 laps)
8:30h Superbike 50th GP Motorcycle race (12 laps)

Sunday, November 20 2016

Hours Category Session
3:05h TCR International Series Race 1 (10 laps)
4:20h TCR International Series Race 2 (10 laps)
5:55h FIA GT World Cup Race (18 laps)
8:30h FIA F3 World Cup Grand Prix F3 (15 laps)