MotorSport Vision Racing (MSVR), the racing division of MSV, has announced the launch of a new single seater series - the MSV F3 Cup - in 2011, with an FIA Formula Two Championship test drive prize on offer to the season's outstanding performer.
The F3 Cup will cater for Formula 3 chassis built after 1980 and before 2005, with a race calendar consisting of the leading UK circuits. The inaugural season will begin on the Snetterton 300 circuit in March, which will mark the first ever race event on the new configuration. Other highlights include an outing on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit, plus visits to Donington Park and Oulton Park.
At the end of the season, a panel of judges appointed by MSVR will select one competitor from the series to win a test drive in a Williams F1-designed FIA Formula Two Championship car.
Each race weekend will comprise of one 25 minute qualifying session and two 20 minute races, and series organisers MSVR will be assisted by F3 Cup Series Manager John Gray, with administration support from the Monoposto Racing Club.
The F3 Cup gives drivers the chance to race some of the quickest club level single seaters on the UK's premier circuits. The 2011 calendar even incorporates a visit to the legendary Spa Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.