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PRESS RELEASE/Joey Mawson Racing – photo: Joey in action in France – Darin Mandy

Australian Joey Mawson will compete in his third successive weekend of GP3 action when the Series heads to the Silverstone circuit in England this weekend.

Fresh from a podium finish in France two weeks ago, and a sterling drive in Austria last weekend, the PODIUM-backed driver has this weekend got his sights set on more success at one of the world’s most iconic motor racing circuits.

“Silverstone is an amazing circuit. Not only is it an amazing layout but also has some incredible history,” said Mawson.

“I raced there last year in a Formula 3 car and thoroughly enjoyed it, the GP3 car is a couple of seconds faster than an F3 and I can’t wait go get out there.”

With Mawson being based it England for 2019, this weekend’s event is a home race for him and his Arden Motorsport team.

“With it being a home race there will be a lot of people involved in the team from the workshop and other guests who will be in attendance, hopefully we can get a good result for them all,” said Mawson.

“Last week at the Red Bull Ring I had a good practice session but unfortunately in qualifying it didn’t all come together, which is a key point for the weekend.

“The main aim for us this weekend is to be to build on the platform from the past couple of weeks and keep making steps forward while focusing on achieving a pair of race finishes in the points.”

Mawson will take to the circuit for practice on Friday at 8:35am local time before qualifying at 5:05pm. Race one is scheduled for 9:25am on Saturday ahead of Race two on Sunday at 8:05am.

Schedule (Local Time)
Practice – Friday July 6 – 8:35am
Qualifying – Friday July 6 – 5:05pm
Race 1 – Saturday July 7 – 9:25am
Race 2 – Sunday July 8 – 8:05am

Schedule (AEST)
Practice – Friday July 6 – 5:35pm
Qualifying – Saturday July 7 – 2:05am
Race 1 – Saturday July 8 – 6:25pm
Race 2 – Sunday July 8 – 5:05pm

Saturday July 7

Foxtel Channel 506 – 6:20pm – 7:15pm

Monday July 9
Foxtel Channel 506 – 4:00am – 5:00am

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