Asian F3 championship gets underway
Commented Top Speed General Manager Davide De Gobbi: “The F3 Asian Championship Certified by FIA is proud to open the new age of the formula. We have a superb team of expert partners and an international line-up of some of the best single seater teams and drivers in the world. We are looking forward to a season which will be ground-breaking for F3, and one which will place Asian motorsport firmly in the spotlight.” With the motorsport world watching closely as the most radical development in junior single seater racing for decades begins, the new championship unveils a sensational line-up for its inaugural season. UK team Hitech Dragon GP adds GP3 driver Jake Hughes to its previously announced line-up of South African Raoul Hyman and Charles Leong of Macau. Hughes finished fifth in the FIA F3 Championship last year and currently lies ninth in the 2018 GP3 Series. The 24-year-old Briton has an impressive career, having won the 2014 BRDC F4 Championship title and finishing sixth in the 2016 Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix. Respected Japanese outfit B-Max Racing Team has confirmed its entry with team principal DRAGON (Ryuji Kumita). Japanese Formula 3 National Class Champion last year, DRAGON contested the F3 Macau Grand Prix – FIA F3 World Cup in 2017.