Mumbai-based Jehan Daruvala can be competing within the newly launched FIA Components three Championship in 2019. The younger racer has been signed by Italy's Crew Prema and can be becoming a member of Marcus Armstrong as a part of the workforce's three automobile line-up. Prema is but to announce its third driver within the sequence. Mick Schumacher, son of legendary Michael Schumacher can be part of the Prema Racing household. The brand new FIA F3 championship replaces GP3 as a Components three assist sequence beginning subsequent yr. With F3, Daruvala ends his affiliation with Carlin Motorsport within the European F3 championship.
Jehan competed in European F3 between 2017 and 2018 with Carlin and secured two victories and eight podium finishes. Extra not too long ago, the 20-year-old participated within the remaining spherical of the 2018 GP3 sequence in Abu Dhabi in November this yr. The participation helped the motive force acquire expertise on Pirelli tyres that can even be used within the new F3 sequence.
Talking on making his F3 debut, Jehan Daruvala mentioned, "The brand new F3 sequence goes to be very thrilling and a unique expertise for me. Driving on an F1 weekend, on Pirelli tyres and an anticipated grid of 30 drivers, goes to be enjoyable and difficult. I'm extraordinarily excited and proud to start this journey with Prema and I'm assured that we are able to obtain nice outcomes collectively. I want to thank Prema for having the arrogance in me and giving me the chance to be part of this profitable workforce."
Prema workforce principal Rene Rosin mentioned "Jehan is certainly a promising prospect. We have now recognized and revered one another for some time now and we're completely satisfied that every one the dots lastly related to begin what we anticipate to be a fantastic relationship. He at all times impressed when he had the fitting likelihood prior to now, and our objective can be to place him in the fitting place to specific his full potential. We're assured that he'll make nice progress whereas offering us with helpful perception heading into the difficult season forward."
After a profitable stint in karting, Jehan made his racing debut in 2015 to Components Renault and was a continuing menace on monitor taking pole place and race victories. The motive force additionally competed for 2 profitable seasons within the Toyota Racing Sequence. As well as, Daruvala has been supported by tje Sahara Pressure India Academy as a part of its younger driver improvement programme. Nevertheless, with the workforce now owned by the Lawrence Stroll-led consortium, it's possible that affiliation will come to an finish.