Six F2 drivers amongst Purple Bull’s 11-strong junior squad · RaceFans

Purple Bull has introduced its full line-up of Components 1 juniors for 2023 together with six drivers who will race in Components 2.

Dennis Hauger and Ayumu Iwasa stay within the sequence following their race-winning rookie campaigns final 12 months. Jak Crawford and Isack Hadjar have been promoted collectively from FIA Components 3 to race for Hitech GP.

Purple Bull’s F2 sextet is accomplished by Enzo Fittipaldi and Zane Maloney, who’ve been added to the junior group and shall be group mates at Carlin. Fittipaldi picked up six podiums as an F2 rookie in 2022 with Charouz Racing System, and now strikes to a extra aggressive group, whereas Maloney was championship runner-up in FIA F3 with Trident and makes a full-time transfer as much as F2 after making his debut in final 12 months’s finale.

They be part of the Purple Bull Junior Staff as F2 race-winner Jehan Daruvala and F3 racer Jonny Edgar are dropped, and it means simply three vacant seats stay on the F2 grid for 2023.

Sebastian Montoya, who was introduced by Purple Bull earlier this month, would be the model’s solely junior in F3 this 12 months. The son of F1 race-winner Juan Pablo Montoya will drive for Hitech, who’re working Purple Bull juniors additional down the single-seater ladder too.

Honda junior Souta Arao will drive for the group in Britain’s GB3 sequence Arvid Lindblad, presently one among Hitech’s drivers in Components 4 United Arab Emirates, will swap to Prema for his European racing campaigns within the class.

Liam Lawson takes over the RBJT-sponsored seat in Tremendous Components, that means Ren Sato has been proven the exit door Two different departures from Purple Bull’s roster are Components Regional racer Noel Leon and former Honda junior Yuto Nomura.

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The 2 youngest additions to the RBJT are Enzo Deligny and Enzo Tarnvanichkul, each stars of the worldwide karting scene final 12 months.

Deligny will step as much as automobile racing with Campos Racing in Spanish F4, having been one of many prime rookies in senior karting in 2022. The 14-year-old Frenchman was second within the WSK Euro Collection and fourth within the CIK-FIA European championship.

On account of his age, 13-year-old Thai driver Tarnvanichkul will stay in karting and can compete for a factory-backed Kart Republic group. He was the CIK-FIA World Karting champion on OK-Junior karts in 2022, was the WSK Remaining Cup runner-up and fifth within the CIK-FIA European championship.

2023 Components 2 driver line-up

Staff Drivers
MP Dennis Hauger TBC
Carlin Enzo Fittipaldi Zane Maloney
ART TBC TBC
Prema Frederik Vesti Oliver Bearman
Hitech Jak Crawford Isack Hadjar
DAMS Ayumu Iwasa Arthur Leclerc
Virtuosi Jack Doohan Amaury Cordeel
PHM by Charouz Roy Nissany Brad Benavides
Trident Clement Novalak Roman Stanek
Van Amersfoort Richard Verschoor Juan Manuel Correa
Campos Ralph Boschung Kush Maini

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