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David Beckmann has secured a cockpit in Formula 2. The 20-year-old was confirmed as a driver for the 2021 season by the Czech racing team Charouz on Monday. This means that at least two German drivers will compete in Formula 2 this year, after. Beckmann's teammate is the Brazilian Guilherme Samaia
After three years in international Formula 3 and the previous GP3 series, Beckmann is taking the next step in his career in the direction of Formula 1. The Iserlohn-born driver started his career in karting in 2008.
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There he was one of Mick Schumacher's main rivals, whom he defeated in 2014 in the battle for the German kart championship. In 2015 Beckmann made his debut in Formula 4 in automobile racing and won a total of four races in his first year in the German and Italian championships.
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In 2016 and 2017 Beckmann drove in the Formula 3 European Championship, but did not convince there and only achieved two podium results in the two seasons. Things went better in 2018 after being promoted to GP3. Beckmann won three races there for the Italian racing team Trident and finished the season in fifth place overall.
In the following season, his career in international Formula 3 stalled a little after switching to Team ART. After a good start to the season, further top results were in short supply. Beckmann.
In 2020 Beckmann returned to Trident in Formula 3 and thus back on the road to success. He won two races and was on the podium six times in 18 races of the season. After the 2020 season, Beckmann had already sat in the Charouz cockpit during the test drives in Bahrain.
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