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Alexan­der Al­bon has be­come the fifth Bri­tish driver con­firmed in GP3 this sea­son. The 19-year-old com­peted in Euro­pean For­mula 3 last sea­son, fin­ish­ing sev­enth in the points. He will now drive for ART Grand Prix in GP3 along­side Mclaren pro­tege Nyck de Vries and F3 rookie star Charles Le­clerc. Jake Den­nis, Jack Aitken, Matt Parry and Jake Hughes have al­ready been an­nounced… Jann Mar­den­bor­ough will re­turn to rac­ing in For­mula 3 this sea­son. The Welsh­man will drive in the All-ja­pan F3 se­ries, along with a cam­paign in the coun­try’s Su­per GT se­ries… Six-time cham­pion Jimmie John­son drew level with Dale Earn­hardt on the NAS­CAR all-time win­ners’ list on 76 af­ter his lat­est vic­tory in the Sprint Cup at At­lanta last week­end. John­son took the lead with 40 laps to go af­ter pass­ing long­time leader Kevin Har­vick dur­ing a round of pit­stops. Har­vick ended up sixth af­ter a late cau­tion made for an event­ful end to the race, with Dale Earn­hardt Jr claim­ing se­cond and Kyle Busch com­plet­ing the podium…

Al­bon tested with ART at the end of last year

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