BWT HWA RACELAB may look forward to the services of another top abilities at the season finale of the FIA Formula 2 Championship 2020 . Formula 3 runner-up Théo Pourchaire (France) will be the vehicle with the starting number Taxes. Pourchaire occupies the cockpit that became vacant after Giuliano Alesi’s (France) team change.
Of the 17 – year old has already won numerous titles in his still young motorsport career. After winning several national kart championships in France and third place in the kart world championship 2016 he made his debut at the age of 15 years in formula racing and was immediately successful here as well. 2018 he won the junior title in French Formula 4, one year later he won the championship in ADAC Formula 4 with four wins this season. The member of the Sauber Academy changed 2020 into the FIA Formula 3 Championship and immediately stood on the podium in his fourth race in this series. In Spielberg in July of this year, Pourchaire was crowned the youngest Formula 3 winner of all time. He celebrated another victory on the Hungaroring and secured the runner-up at the end of the season.
BWT HWA RACELAB ends its first season as an independent team in Formula 2 in Sakhir. The races on the Bahrain World Circuit will take place on two consecutive weekends on 28 ./ 29. November and 05 ./ 06. December.
Théo Pourchaire (17, France): “I am very happy to be able to take part in the last two rounds of the FIA Formula 2 in Bahrain. Big thanks to BWT HWA RACELAB for giving me this opportunity. I can’t wait to work with the team and get to know a new vehicle. I would also like to thank my family and sponsors for their support. I’m ready!”
Thomas Strick (Team Principal BWT HWA RACELAB): “We are delighted to be able to take the first steps in Formula 2 for such a highly talented young driver enable. Théos Abilities is undisputed. The successes that he has already celebrated in his young career speak for themselves. We are looking forward to his debut in Bahrain. In recent years he has proven several times that he can find his way around new series very quickly. “