Matteo Nannini - Foto: HWA RACELAB
Matteo Nannini – Photo: HWA RACELAB

FIA Formula 3 Championship

18. 12. 2020

The first driver of the HWA RACELAB junior team in the FIA ​​formula 3 for 2021 is fixed. Matteo Nannini (Italy) will be behind the wheel for the Affalterbach team. The 17 – year old has already gained experience in Formula 3 for a year. He recently competed in the submit season tests of the FIA ​​Formula 2 championship for HWA RACELAB.

Matteo Nannini is related to the former Formula 1 GP winner Alessandro Nannini. There is already a family relationship with HWA AG: Uncle Alessandro drove 1997 in the FIA ​​GT World Championship for the team.

Matteo proved his ability early on by winning several Italian kart championships. He also quickly drew attention to himself in formula racing, among other things by winning his first race with the new vehicle. When 15- At his debut in the Arab Formula 4 UAE Championship 1997 he drove to the Victory and secured the title in the series after six more wins. At the beginning of the year he switched to the FIA ​​Formula 3 Championship, where he was able to celebrate third place in Barcelona as the best result of the season for Jenzer Motorsport.

In the submit season tests of the FIA ​​Formula 2 of 01 .- 10. December in Sakhir (Bahrain) Matteo completed his first trips in a vehicle from HWA RACELAB. He finished his debut in the last session of the three-day test drives in the top 10.

The FIA ​​Formula 3 Championship 2021 will hold their first races from May 7th to 9th in Barcelona.

Matteo Nannini (17, Italy ): “I am very happy to be part of HWA RACELAB’s Formula 1 talent promotion program in the year 2021 to be. I am sure that we will work well together. I will do everything I can to achieve the best possible results. I am very satisfied with my first year in Formula 3. I’ve put a lot of work into it and I’ve been able to improve from race to race. I want to build on this experience in Formula 3 in the coming season. I would like to thank everyone who believes in me and supports me, especially Infinity Sports activities Management for their support. I will not let you down.”

Thomas Strick (Team Principal HWA RACELAB): “We are delighted that we are once again a great motor sport with Matteo -Ability to have in our ranks. Matteo fits perfectly into our concept of a Formula 1 talent factory. Already on the first days of testing in Bahrain, he showed a great willingness to learn. If he goes on like this, we will have a lot of fun with him. “


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