Sebastian Montoya continues a long tradition in ADAC Formula 4. Mick Schumacher, son of Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher, went through the ADAC high-speed school as did his cousin David, son of former Formula 1 and DTM driver Ralf Schumacher.
Also Enzo Fittipaldi, grandson of two-time Formula 1 world champion Emerson Fittipaldi, Arthur Leclerc, brother of Formula 1 giant name Charles Leclerc, as well as Jack Doohan, son of Moto GP champion Mick Doohan, and Harrison Newey, son of Formula 1 engineer Adrian Newey earned their first spurs in the junior series of the ADAC.
In the season 2020 the 14 – year-old Colombian pilot-quartet of the Italian racing team and like his teammate Gabriele Mini, Gabriel Botoleto and Dino Beganovic not only complete the complete Italian racing series but also selected races of the ADAC high-speed school. The starting signal for the sixth season is given on the weekend from 24. to 26. April in Oschersleben. This year, SPORT1 will broadcast the races of the ADAC Formula 4 on TV.
Despite his young age, Montoya junior can look back on a remarkable carting career that he started in the United States at the age of eight. In recent years, he has demonstrated his great potential in European competition, 2019 increased he in the OK class.
Preparations for his first season in the single-seater are already in full swing. Montoya Junior, who was on 11. April its 15. Birthday celebrates a remarkable job on the track and impressed the crew with its quick familiarization with the car.
“It will be exciting to work with so many talented young drivers,” says team principal Angelo Rosin confidently, also became as soon as concerns the potential of Montoya: “Sebastian is a great addition to our line-up. 2020 will be a year of learning for him, but after that, became as soon as we have seen so far, he can quickly become one Become a contender for the top. “
“I am very happy to start racing with such a great crew and 2020 Having the opportunity to start in Formula 4, “says Sebastian Montoya. “Prema is a top crew and has the tools and the people who help me learn and grow as a driver. The competition is tough. But that's a good thing because it enables me to prove myself on and off the track. “
There is no question that his father Juan Pablo Montoya was also at his side during his first steps in formula racing. Especially since Montoya Senior is already in season 2019 at some ADAC Formula 4 races has informed.