India’s Jehan Daruvala will race for reigning champions MP Motorsport in his fourth season within the FIA System 2 Championship.
The 24-year-old will drive alongside Norwegian Dennis Hauger, his Prema Racing teammate from final yr.
Having completed seventh previously two seasons and twelfth in his debut yr, Jehan has produced some spectacular performances alongside the way in which however has not executed sufficient to graduate to System 1.
He has additionally been dropped from the Crimson Bull Junior Driver program after three seasons.
Jehan will mix his F2 marketing campaign along with his System E position with Indian producer Mahindra Racing, who introduced him as their reserve driver in November.
Jehan, a four-time System 2 winner, acquired his first style of MP Motorsport equipment within the post-season take a look at in Abu Dhabi in November final yr.
He was instantly on the tempo, setting the second-quickest time on the second day of the three-day take a look at, and in addition gelled nicely with the workforce’s mechanics and engineers.
“I’m extraordinarily excited to be racing for MP Motorsport. The workforce has progressed tremendously and impressed your complete F2 area with their performances final yr.
“They confirmed constant front-running tempo, wrapped up each the drivers’ and workforce titles and go into the 2023 season because the workforce to beat. I’m assured Dennis and I can construct on that success and lead the workforce to extra race wins, podiums and, hopefully, championship glory in 2023,” stated the Mumbai-born driver.
Headquartered within the Netherlands, MP Motorsport grew to become solely the second workforce in System 2 historical past to realize a double title in 2022. The outfit chalked up 5 races wins with championship winner Felipe Drugovich and in addition scored seven additional podiums.