user icon

Arden picks up Jake Dennis from Formula 3

  • Published on 11 Dec 2015 14:40
  • comments 0
  • By: Rob Veenstra

Racing Steps Foundation-backed driver Jake Dennis will make his previously announced step up to the 2016 GP3 series with Series front-runners Arden International. The three-party deal - signed by the RSF with the Banbury-based squad and its partner team Jota Sport - also hands the 2015 Formula 3 European Championship race winner two LMP2 drives.

The 20 year-old from Nuneaton, Warwickshire, will make his endurance racing debut in Jota Sport's Gibson 015S-Nissan LMP2 car at the Six Hours of Spa round in May followed by the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in June with the team's ultra-successful ELMS squad. "This is a fantastic opportunity for me - an absolute win-win situation for sure," said Dennis who was second fastest overall on day two of the recent GP3 test in Abu Dhabi with Arden

"Not only do I get to take another step up the single-seater ladder with one of the top teams in GP3 but I also get my first taste of endurance racing with a Le Mans LMP2 class-winning team as well. I can't thank the RSF, Arden and Jota Sport enough for setting this up for me," the multiple single-seater and kart champion added. "The chances it gives me to showcase what I'm capable of in front of probably the two biggest audiences in motorsport will be invaluable as I progress my career."

RSF founder Graham Sharp said the deal with Arden and Jota would open up another avenue for Dennis which was extremely important at this stage in his career. "It also aligns perfectly with the Foundation's main objective which is to equip our drivers with the necessary experience to actually earn a living from motorsport after they graduate from us," he added.

Speaking on behalf of the two teams, Arden's general manager Julian Rouse, said: "This programme for Jake is exactly what Arden and Jota have joined together to create and we are delighted that our partnership is benefiting a driver of his calibre. There is a long term plan for Jake that we are all working towards and it is great that the Racing Steps Foundation shares the same vision as us. We are very thankful of that. Judging by how well Jake has already integrated into the team, together with his performance on track in Abu Dhabi, it is going to be an exciting season ahead."

Replies (0)

Login to reply

BE Grand Prix of Belgium

Local time 

BE Grand Prix of Belgium

Local time 

Related news

World Championship standings 2022

Show full world champion standings

Test calendar

See full test schedule

Give your opinion!

Will Bottas challenge Hamilton for the world championship in 2020?

Team profile

Show full profile

Formula 1 Calendar - 2023

Date
Grand Prix
Circuit
-
Bahrain
3 - Mar 5
Bahrain
17 - Mar 19
Saudi Arabia
31 - Apr 2
Australia
28 - Apr 30
Azerbaijan
5 - May 7
United States of America
19 - May 21
Italy
26 - May 28
Monaco
2 - Jun 4
Spain
16 - Jun 18
Canada
30 - Jul 2
Austria
7 - Jul 9
United Kingdom
21 - Jul 23
Hungary
28 - Jul 30
Belgium
25 - Aug 27
Netherlands
1 - Sep 3
Italy
15 - Sep 17
Singapore
22 - Sep 24
Japan
20 - Oct 22
United States of America
27 - Oct 29
Mexico
3 - Nov 5
Brazil
17 - Nov 19
United States of America
24 - Nov 26
United Arab Emirates
See full schedule

Formula 1 Calendar - 2023

Date
Grand Prix & Circuit
3 - Mar 5
17 - Mar 19
Saudi Arabia Jeddah Street Circuit
31 - Apr 2
Australia Albert Park
28 - Apr 30
Azerbaijan Baku City Circuit
5 - May 7
United States of America Miami International Autodrome
19 - May 21
26 - May 28
Monaco Monte Carlo
2 - Jun 4
16 - Jun 18
30 - Jul 2
Austria Red Bull Ring
7 - Jul 9
United Kingdom Silverstone
21 - Jul 23
Hungary Hungaroring
28 - Jul 30
25 - Aug 27
Netherlands Circuit Zandvoort
1 - Sep 3
Italy Monza
15 - Sep 17
22 - Sep 24
20 - Oct 22
United States of America Circuit of the Americas
27 - Oct 29
3 - Nov 5
Brazil Interlagos
17 - Nov 19
United States of America Las Vegas Street Circuit
24 - Nov 26
United Arab Emirates Yas Marina Circuit
See full schedule
show sidebar