World high-flyer Theo Pourchaire will drive Formula 2 for ART in 2021
Formula 1 winter tests 2021: overview of dates, route and drivers
© Motorsport Images Formula 1 will not test in Europe this year It is the traditional show run before the start of the racing season: the new Formula 1 cars 2021 will be on the track together for the first time. Drivers and teams use the limited test time to adjust to racing operations and to prepare their vehicles as perfectly as possible.
Theo Pourchaire is one step closer to Formula 1. The 17-year-old will be starting the 2021 Formula 2 season for the ART team, which most recently provided a champion in the direct substructure of Formula 1 with Nyck de Vries in 2019. Pourchaire remains loyal to his Formula 3 team.
The Frenchman has made an almost meteoric rise in formula racing: In 2018 he made his debut in French Formula 4, but was still so young that he did not count for the main championship. Nevertheless, he won a race and the junior title. The title in German Formula 4 followed in 2019.
In Formula 3, he won a race in 2020 as the youngest driver of all time. He missed the title by three points against Oscar Piastri after two victories this season. Then he drove the four Bahrain races in Formula 2 for HWA.
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"I am pleased to be able to continue with ART," he says. "The team gave me the opportunity to prove myself in Formula 3 and is now taking me to the doorstep of Formula 1 in Formula 2. My goal has not changed, it's the top. But I will probably be the youngest To be a driver in Formula 2 this year, so the goal is to gain experience. "
team boss Sebastien Philippe adds: "Theo's progress is unbelievable. In addition to the final result in Formula 3, he has impressed the team with his progress in an extremely competitive field. He could not have learned anything from a second season in Formula 3. The formula 2 is the next logical step in our collaboration. "
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