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GP3: Alice Powell to return to GP3 series in Abu Dhabi

One very talented female racer, Britain’s Alice Powell will return to the GP3series this weekend for the season finale in Abu Dhabi with Bamboo Engineering.

Miss Powell competed in the GP3 series last year and she became the first and only women to have scored a championship point.

However, due to a lack of sponsorship, she left GP3 and raced in the more affordable F3 Cup this season where she finished as runner-up.

A last-moment deal was struck earlier this week for Powell to take the spot of Bamboo Engineering’s Meville McKee at the Yas Marina Circuit, which has given her little time to prepare.

It will be Powell’s first experience in the current normally aspirated, AER 6-cylinder car introduced at the start of this season.