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FIA Formula 3 Championship

09 . 01. 2020

After the successful premiere season with a win and three further podium finishes, HWA Racelab is aiming for the FIA ​​Formula 3 Championship 2020 an increase. For this, the Employees relies on a trio consisting of an experienced driver and two great motorsport talents with sonorous names: Jake Hughes (GB), Jack Doohan (AU) and Enzo Fittipaldi (BR) will be the Formula 3 cars in the upcoming season pilot from Affalterbach.

Jack Doohan is the son of five-time motorcycle world champion Mick Doohan. Even if he decided to pursue a career on four instead of two wheels, his motorsport ability is unmistakable: 2015 and 2016 Jack celebrated championship titles in the Australian Kart Championship. As a 15 – year old he changed from Karting in Formula racing, where he continued to take victories. In the British F4 Championship, he 2018 secured victory in the Rookie Cup classification. Last year he drove for the title in the F3 Asian Championship and ended up runner-up. He will also participate in this racing series this year in parallel to his commitment to HWA Racelab; right at the start of the season in Malaysia, he celebrated another victory there.

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Enzo Fittipaldi also has a world champion in his family tree. His grandfather Emerson Fittipaldi was crowned 1972 and 1974 to Formula 1 Champion. His grandson is also pushed towards the premier class. At the age of 14 he changed from karting to car racing and was 15 – Year-old committed by the Ferrari Driver Academy after a successful take a look at. Since then, its development has been steep. With seven wins of the season he 2018 confidently secured the title in the Italian F4 Championship, in the previous year he drove in the Formula Regional European Championship to runner-up.

Jake Hughes has been in the Formula 3 or GP3 Series since 2016 and has driven at least every season since then once to victory. With his success in Spielberg, the Briton 2019 ensured the historic first victory of the HWA Racelab Group in Formula 3. Seine Today's 25 – year-olds used experience during the rest of the season three further podium places.

The FIA ​​Formula 3 championship this year comprises nine events with a total of 18 race and starts on 20. March in Sakhir / Bahrain.

Jack Doohan (16, AU): “I'm happy to be part of HWA Racelab in the FIA ​​Formula 3 Championship 2020 and can't wait to start the season , HWA is known for its competitiveness and I am sure that it will not be any different this year. The past two years in car racing have given me a good foundation. Now I hope to be able to fight for the title with a high-employee like HWA Racelab. ”

Enzo Fittipaldi (18, BR): “ I can't wait to drive in the FIA ​​Formula 3 Championship – an incredibly strong and challenging series. I am just as happy to take on this new adventure with HWA Racelab. Thanks also to the Ferrari Driver Academy and my sponsors for their strong support. ”

Jake Hughes (25, GB): “I'm looking forward to it to drive for HWA Racelab in Formula 3 again. I would like to use my great experience in the coming season to help Employees. We will definitely do it easier in the second year. As I have emphasized many times, it is a great privilege to be part of the HWA company. I have always developed in my career, I still see enough potential for myself in Formula 3. The goal is clear: to bring myself and my employees to the next level in my career. ”

Ulrich Fritz, CEO of HWA AG: “After the promising entry last year, we want to continue to build on the experience we have gained, for example, and consistently race for the podium with several drivers this season. I am very happy that, among other things, it was possible to sign Jack and Enzo. We chose them not because of their well-known names, but because of their huge talent, both of which have more than clearly demonstrated in recent years. The FIA ​​Formula 3 Championship is the next stage for both. With Jake you have the right teacher by your side, from whom you can learn a lot. ”


About Jack Doohan

Born: 20. January 2003 in Gold Flee (AU)

Career:

  • 2015 Master KA Junior, Australian Kart Championship
  • 2016 Master KA2 class, Australian Kart Championship
  • 2018 British F4 Championship (3 wins), winning the ADAC Formula 4 rookie cup
  • 2019 Vice Champion Asian F3 Championship (5 victories)
  • 2020 Asian F3 Championship ( 1 win)


About Enzo Fittipaldi

Born: 18. July 2001 in Miami (US)

Career:

  • 2016 Ginetta Junior Championship
  • 2017 ADAC Formula 4 Italian F4 Championship
  • 2018 Master Italian F4 Championship (7 wins), 3rd place ADAC Formula 4 (1 win)
  • 2019 Vice Champion Formula Regional European Championship


About Jake Hughes

Born: 30. May 1994 in Birmingham (GB)

Career:

  • 2016 GP3 series (2 wins)
  • 2017 European Formula 3 Championship (1 win)
  • 2018 GP3- Series (1 win), 2nd place Asian F3 Championship
  • 2019 FIA Formula 3-championship (1 win, 4 podium places)

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