user icon
user icon

Prema's line-up completed as Shwartzman signs

  • Published on 05 Feb 2019 14:52
  • comments 0
  • By: Fergal Walsh

Prema's line-up for the 2019 FIA Formula 3 season has been completed following the signing of Russian Robert Shwartzman. The 19-year-old joins Marcus Armstrong and Jehan Daruvala at the team, who is the second to secure its entire line-up.

Shwartzman competed in the European Formula 3 championship with Prema last year, winning the rookie championship after finishing third overall. The St Petersburg racer secured 2 wins and a further nine podiums across the season.

"I'm delighted to continue my relationship with Prema Racing," he said. "I really found great chemistry with the team especially in the final part of the season. It's great to be part of the family and I feel particularly at ease. Our goal is to win the championship and I'm sure that Prema has the potential to fulfill that goal."

Prema team principal Rene Rosin added: "We are elated to retain Robert for the 2019 season. He has huge talent and sheer speed so we think he can be one of those men who make the difference in motorsport.

"We are looking forward to seeing him at work in the new environment, which will give our drivers an occasion to thrive and enhance their skills and experience. We are equally delighted for the continued trust and support from SMP Racing and the Ferrari Driver Academy. We will do our utmost to help Robert and his teammates to succeed at the highest level.”
 

2019 FIA FORMULA 3 GRID
  1. David Beckmann
ART Grand Prix 2. Christian Lundgaard
  3. Max Fewtrell
   
  1. Sebastian Fernandez
Campos Racing 2. Alex Peroni 
  3. 
   
  1. Teppei Natori
Carlin Buzz Racing 2.
  3.
   
  1.
Charouz Racing System 2.
  3.
   
  1. Juri Vips
Hitech Grand Prix 2. Leonardo Pulcini
  3.
   
  1.
HWA Racelab 2.
  3.
   
  1. Yuki Tsunoda
Jenzer Motorsport 2.
  3.
   
  1.
MP Motorsport 2.
  3.
   
  1. Marcus Armstrong
Prema Racing 2. Jehan Daruvala
  3. Robert Shwartzman
   
  1.
Trident  2.
  3.

Replies (0)

Login to reply

Related news

AU Grand Prix of Australia

Local time 

  • Friday weather-image

    Saturday weather-image

    Sunday weather-image

  • Free practice 1

    20:30 - 22:00

    Free practice 3

    22:00 - 23:00

    Race

    00:00 - 02:00

  • Free practice 2

    00:30 - 02:00

    Qualifying

    01:00 - 02:00

    Fastest lap

     

AU Grand Prix of Australia

Local time 

  • Fridayweather-image

  • Free practice 1

    20:30 - 22:00

    Free practice 2

    00:30 - 02:00

  • Saturdayweather-image

  • Free practice 3

    22:00 - 23:00

    Qualifying

    01:00 - 02:00

  • Sunday weather-image

  • Race

    00:00 - 02:00

    Fastest lap

    00:00 - 00:00

Test calendar

Yas Marina Circuit - Tyre testing

See full test schedule

Give your opinion!

Is Lewis Hamilton the strongest driver so far in the 21st century?

World Championship standings 2019

Show full world champion standings

Team profile

Show full profile

Formula 1 Calendar - 2020

Date
Grand Prix
Circuit
-
Spain
-
Spain
13 - Mar 15
Australia
20 - Mar 22
Bahrain
See full schedule

Formula 1 Calendar - 2020

Date
Grand Prix & Circuit
13 - Mar 15
Australia Albert Park
20 - Mar 22
See full schedule
show sidebar