Alesi puts BWT HWA RACELAB in the points in FIA Formula 2

Giuliano Alesi (France) presented BWT HWA RACELAB with its first points in race one of the FIA Formula 2 Championship. He took full advantage of the team's clever race strategy at the season-opener in Spielberg, Austria, finishing sixth after an impressive fightback. Technical issues meant the team came away empty-handed from Sunday's sprint race.

  • 6th place and DNF for Giuliano Alesi, DNF and 18th place for Artem Markelov
  • Giuliano Alesi: "We must now take the positives from this weekend and continue to work hard."
  • Artem Markelov: "The strategy in race one on Saturday was excellent."
  • Thomas Strick: "We have a lot of work ahead of us over the coming days."
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Fittipaldi's fightback earns HWA RACELAB its first points of the Formula 3 season

HWA RACELAB experienced a weekend of highs and lows at the opening round of the 2020 FIA Formula 3 Championship in Spielberg, Austria. Newcomer Enzo Fittipaldi (Brazil) finished ninth in race two on Sunday, ensuring he at least picked up a few points after suffering technical issues at the season-opener.

  • 18th and 9th place for Enzo Fittipaldi, 14th and DNF for Jack Doohan, 28th and 12th for Jake Hughes
  • Enzo Fittipaldi: "The car was very good today. Thank you to the whole team!"
  • Jake Hughes: "Few were quicker than us today."
  • Jack Doohan: "We must now keep our chin up and stay focussed."
  • Thomas Strick: "We have to improve as a team in general."
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Pre-season Formula 2 and Formula 3 tests show HWA RACELAB well-positioned ahead of season-opener

The joint Formula 2 and Formula 3 pre-season tests at Bahrain International Circuit produced promising results for HWA RACELAB. With almost three weeks until the season kicks off at the same venue, the drivers with the Affalterbach-based team set fast times, suggesting they will be a force to be reckoned with in the coming season.

  • Formula 3 drivers Hughes and Doohan set the second and third fastest times of the test
  • Formula 2 drivers Markelov and Alesi each finish in the top three in individual sessions
  • Artem Markelov: "We have made progress with the set-up of the car."
  • Giuliano Alesi: "HWA feels like a second home to me."
  • Enzo Fittipaldi: "We are heading in the right direction as we approach the start of the season."
  • Jake Hughes: "Having two quick team-mates is always a positive thing."
  • Jack Doohan: "We have created a good foundation over the past few days."
  • Thomas Strick: "If we approach every race weekend in this way, we can look forward to a successful season."
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HWA RACELAB kicks off the Formula 2 and Formula 3 season with pre-season tests

The pre-season Formula 2 and Formula 3 tests in Sakhir/Bahrain (1st to 3rd March) herald a historic motorsport season for HWA AG. For the first time, the Affalterbach-based company will be represented by two private teams in the top two junior series in Formula racing. The Formula 2 team welcomes a strong partner on board, in BWT. 

  • Official pre-season tests in the FIA Formula 2 and FIA Formula 3 championships begin on Sunday (1st March)
  • BWT supports HWA RACELAB as team sponsor in the 2020 Formula 2 season
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HWA RACELAB lines up with Doohan, Fittipaldi and Hughes in the 2020 FIA Formula 3 Championship

HWA RACELAB has strengthened its squad of drivers with two promising new additions for its second season in Formula 3. Jack Doohan (Australia) and Enzo Fittipaldi (Brazil) will join Jake Hughes (Great Britain), who enjoyed success last year with the team from Affalterbach.

  • Son of motorcycle world champion and grandson of Formula 1 world champion bolster the HWA RACELAB team in FIA Formula 3
  • Jack Doohan: "I hope I can challenge for the title with a top team like HWA RACELAB."
  • Enzo Fittipaldi: ”I really can’t wait to join this super competitive and challenging FIA F3 Championship.”
  • Jake Hughes: "The goal is clear: To take my career and the team to the next level."
  • Ulrich Fritz: "We want to consistently have more than one driver challenging for the podium."
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