He began 2012 without a regular drive; then Trevor Carlin offered him a GP3 seat. He quickly showed his talent and speed – and was rewarded in May with a Red Bull Junior Team contract. Instantly competitive in the much bigger and faster World Series by Renault cars, Portugal’s Antonio Felix da Costa nonethless continues to race GP3 with Carlin. In Hungary, on July 28/29, he made history by winning GP3 on both Saturday and Sunday. I spoke to Antonio prior to the Silverstone WSR race on August 25/26.