FRECA champion Beganovic joins Prema in F3 for 2023

The Ferrari Academy driver, who secured the title at Mugello final weekend, will be a part of fellow FRECA driver Paul Aron on the reigning groups’ champions subsequent season.

The 18-year-old made his single seater debut in 2020 in Italian F4 with Prema, ending third within the standings.

He graduated to FRECA the next 12 months, ending thirteenth, whereas additionally finishing an Asian F3 marketing campaign, the place he completed seventh.

In 2022, Beganovic competed in each System Regional European and Asian Championships, ending in fifth within the latter.

He sealed the European title 40 factors away from ART driver Gabriele Mini, scoring 4 wins and 12 podiums.

Beganovic mentioned: “I’m extraordinarily glad to be racing with PREMA, my crew, within the 2023 FIA System 3 Championship.

“It will likely be our fourth 12 months collectively, and I am very proud to proceed working collectively. PREMA has an incredible historical past in System 3 and gained at the very least one championship per 12 months there.

“I feel it’s undoubtedly a step in the suitable path for my future and for the crew, as we now have been working for a very long time collectively.

“Testing in Jerez put us in place with the preparations for subsequent 12 months, and we wish to proceed from that.”

Dino Beganovic, Prema

Dino Beganovic, Prema

Picture by: Prema Powerteam

The Swede will companion Aron, who was confirmed as a part of the crew’s 2023 F3 line-up earlier this month.

Mercedes System 1 junior Aron additionally has a long-standing partnership with Prema, having taken his first steps in vehicles with Prema in System 4 in 2019, ending third within the Italian championship.

He switched to ART Grand Prix for his transfer to the System Renault Eurocup in 2020, however returned to the Prema fold for FRECA in 2021, since when he has scored six race wins.

Each drivers took half in all three days of the latest post-season FIA F3 take a look at at Jerez with Prema alongside 2021 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Younger Driver of the Yr and Williams F1-backed Zak O’Sullivan.

Staff Principal Rene Rosin mentioned: “We’ve got been working with Dino because the very starting of his single seater profession, and we’re elated to proceed for 2023.

“We went via System 4 and System Regional with more and more spectacular outcomes collectively, and his run in FRECA reveals how competent and excellent he has turn out to be as a driver.

“The 2023 season can be a key step in shaping the remainder of his profession and there’s nice promise.

“We’re keen to help Dino in making a optimistic affect proper from the beginning, and we’ll work as laborious as doable all through the winter months.”

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