Pink Bull will help six of the 22 drivers in Components 2 this 12 months, essentially the most of any Components 1 driver academy within the historical past of GP2/F2.
Pink Bull has added 2022 FIA F3 runner-up Zane Maloney and Enzo Fittipaldi, who bounced again from needing pre-season mind surgical procedure to complete eighth in a strong full-time rookie F2 season.
Maloney and Fittipaldi will race for Carlin in F2 this 12 months, filling the seats vacated by new Williams F1 driver Logan Sargeant and Tremendous Components-bound Liam Lawson, who will stay on Pink Bull’s junior roster.
Lawson will race for the Group Mugen outfit that has beforehand run then-Pink Bull juniors together with Pierre Gasly, Dan Ticktum, Pato O’Ward and Juri Vips in Japan.
The 2021 FIA F3 champion Dennis Hauger retains his backing regardless of a difficult rookie F2 marketing campaign through which he completed tenth with single-seater behemoth Prema.
He switches to the MP Motorsport group that took Felipe Drugovich to the 2022 title and he’s more likely to be joined by his 2022 team-mate and new Mahindra Components E reserve driver Jehan Daruvala who has break up with Pink Bull forward of 2023 after three years collectively.
Honda protege Ayumu Iwasa was seven factors adrift of high rookie Sargeant in final 12 months’s F2 standings after a extremely spectacular season with DAMS.
He’ll stay with DAMS for a second 12 months of F2 and can be joined by Arthur Leclerc – youthful brother of Charles – who’s one among two Ferrari-backed drivers within the subject together with new Prema driver Ollie Bearman.
Pink Bull additionally brings one other two F3 graduates into F2: Isack Hadjar and Jak Crawford. They completed fourth and seventh respectively within the third tier final 12 months and can kind an-all Pink Bull-backed line-up at Hitech Grand Prix. Hadjar is rated significantly extremely by Pink Bull.
Six drivers in F2 marks Pink Bull’s biggest-ever dedication to F1’s main feeder collection and surpasses the entire of 5 drivers Ferrari supported in 2020. Mick Schumacher was the one driver of that quintet to make it to F1.
Mercedes is supporting one driver, Frederik Vesti, who switches from ART Grand Prix to Prema for his second 12 months in F2, whereas Alpine junior Jack Doohan continues with Virtuosi for a second season.
Pink Bull can be supporting one driver in FIA F3 this 12 months, with the already-announced Sebastian Montoya enterprise his first full-time marketing campaign with Hitech after a starring cameo at Monza final 12 months.
Japanese driver Souta Arao, who completed third in French F4, will race in GB3 (beforehand British F3) with Hitech.
Pink Bull may also proceed to help Components 4 driver Arvid Lindblad and new recruits Enzo Deligny (Spanish F4) and Enzo Tarnvanichkul (karting).
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