Formula 3 Constructor Standings

Formula 3 is a feeder series for Formula 1, and the constructor standings are a critical aspect of the championship. Unlike the driver standings, which only consider individual performances, the constructor standings take into account the combined efforts of all the drivers in a team. This article will help you understand what the Formula 3 Constructor Standings are, how they work, and their significance in the championship.

What are the Formula 3 Constructor Standings?

The Formula 3 Constructor Standings are the cumulative points earned by a team’s drivers over the course of a season. The points are awarded based on the finishing position of each driver in a race. The team with the most points at the end of the season wins the constructor championship.

Pos.

Team

BHR
Bahrain

ALB
Australia

MON
Monaco

CAT
Spain

RBR
Austria

SIL
United Kingdom

HUN
Hungary

SPA
Belgium

MNZ
Italy

Points
SR

FR

SR

FR

SR

FR

SR

FR

SR

FR

SR

FR

SR

FR

SR

FR

SR

FR
1

Italy Prema Racing 4 3 1 5 10 2 1 3 1 1 12 4 4 1 3 8 11 2 327
5 11 3 6 12 3 5 5 4 5 13 14 10 2 15 12 13 7
12 12 5 13 13 7 Ret 8 8 25 16 18 22 5 22 16 Ret 9
2

Italy Trident 6 1 6 1 2 5 3 4 10 2 2 1 2 4 9 11 2 5 308
8 2 7 4 6 13 4 16 15 10 7 2 5 7 Ret 14 5 15
19 27 Ret 22 17 24 11 NC 26 11 17 6 13 9 Ret Ret 8 Ret
3

Netherlands MP Motorsport 2 10 DSQ 11 4 6 6 2 5 4 1 8 7 3 4 10 1 1 194
9 23 DSQ Ret Ret 14 7 6 12 6 28 12 8 8 5 13 3 6
15 Ret DSQ Ret Ret 18 12 15 13 24 29 NC 21 10 16 19 Ret Ret
4

Spain Campos Racing 1 6 9 7 1 9 8 1 6 7 3 3 6 6 6 2 7 8 179
11 13 13 10 20 17 19 10 14 8 6 5 20 11 19 9 14 14
13 26 19 15 25 26 Ret 13 22 9 10 13 25 13 Ret 22 Ret Ret
5

United Kingdom Hitech Pulse-Eight 10 5 2 3 7 1 2 7 2 20 5 7 1 12 8 6 6 18 170
17 8 4 8 8 4 20 14 9 22 8 10 16 16 Ret 23 12 19
Ret 9 17 Ret 11 DSQ 26 Ret 11 Ret 14 Ret Ret 24 Ret DNS DSQ Ret
6

Switzerland Jenzer Motorsport 14 16 12 9 5 8 9 9 25 12 11 17 3 14 2 1 4 3 108
16 17 15 20 15 12 10 11 27 13 18 21 11 23 11 3 15 21
27 29† Ret 23† 26 21 22 22 Ret 23 30 26 27† 26 18 4 17 Ret
7

Netherlands Van Amersfoort Racing 3 14 14 12 9 15 17 12 3 3 4 15 17 17 1 5 10 4 75
23 19 21 16 16 16 18 23 21 15 20 16 23 19 23 18 19 10
Ret 28† Ret 19 21 Ret 27 25 Ret 18 26 25 24 29 24 21 Ret 20
8

France ART Grand Prix 7 4 8 2 3 10 13 17 7 16 15 9 9 15 7 15 9 12 71
26 7 10 21 14 11 14 19 16 26 21 11 12 25 10 17 20 Ret
28 15 11 Ret 24 25 23 27 20 27 22 19 Ret Ret 13 20 22 Ret
9

Germany PHM Racing by Charouz 22 20 16 18 18 22 21 20 18 17 19 22 15 18 12 7 16 13 6
24 24 18 Ret 23 23 24 21 23 19 23 23 19 20 17 25 NC 17
25 25 23 Ret Ret 27 25 24 24 DSQ 27 Ret 26 28 21 Ret Ret 22†
10

United Kingdom Rodin Carlin 18 18 20 14 19 19 15 18 17 14 9 20 14 21 14 24 18 11 2
20 21 22 17 22 20 16 26 19 21 24 24 18 22 20 Ret 21 16
21 22 Ret Ret 27 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 25 Ret Ret 27 Ret Ret Ret Ret
Pos.

Team

SR

FR

SR

FR

SR

FR

SR

FR

SR

FR

SR

FR

SR

FR

SR

FR

SR

FR

Points
BHR
Bahrain

ALB
Australia

MON
Monaco

CAT
Spain

RBR
Austria

SIL
United Kingdom

HUN
Hungary

SPA
Belgium

MNZ
Italy

How Do the Constructor Standings Work?

Each team can have up to three drivers in Formula 3. The points earned by all the drivers in a team are added up to calculate the team’s constructor standings. For example, if a team has three drivers who finish in the top 10, they will earn points for each driver’s position, and the total will be added to their constructor standings.

Why are the Constructor Standings Important?

The constructor standings are important because they determine the team’s success in the championship. Winning the constructor championship is a significant achievement for a team and can attract sponsors and investors. It also gives the team bragging rights over their competitors and can boost the morale of the team.

Factors Affecting the Constructor Standings

Several factors can affect a team’s performance in the constructor standings. The most obvious one is the performance of their drivers. A team with high-performing drivers is more likely to earn more points than a team with struggling drivers. Other factors such as team strategy, car reliability, and weather conditions can also impact a team’s points. For example, a team that has a solid pit stop strategy and makes fewer mistakes during a race is more likely to earn more points than a team that is prone to errors.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Formula 3 Constructor Standings

Q: How are points awarded in the constructor standings?
A: Points are awarded based on the finishing position of each driver in a race. The team with the most points at the end of the season wins the constructor championship.

Q: How many drivers are in a team?
A: Each team can have up to three drivers.

Q: Can a team switch drivers during the season?
A: Yes, teams can change drivers during the season, but the points earned by the previous driver do not carry over to the new driver.