Formula 3 race debut for HWA RACELAB in Barcelona

In the FIA Formula 3 Championship season-opener at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain HWA RACELAB completes the first pair of Formula 3 races. Driver Bent Viscaal makes a good start in the new race series with two 13th-place finishes. His team-mate Jake Hughes has bad luck after a promising practice session. Keyvan Andres shows an improved performance in the second race and inspires hope for the future. 

  • Two 13th-place finishes for Bent Viscaal, 17th position and a retirement through no fault of his own for Jake Hughes, 28th and 18th for Keyvan Andres
  • Strong practice performance from Jake Hughes
  • Bent Viscaal: “We are making great progress with the car.”
  • Jake Hughes: “We would have had the pace to reach the podium.”
  • Keyvan Andres: “Mixed feelings after this weekend.”
  • Thomas Strick: “We are right up there in terms of pace.”
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Both HWA RACELAB cars finish a tough race in Monaco, with plenty of attacks and on-track contacts. Stoffel Vandoorne is involved in the battle for points throughout the race, just missing out as he finishes in eleventh place. However, two drivers who finish ahead of him are penalised after the race, moving Vandoorne up to ninth. Gary Paffett places twelfth at the ninth race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship.

  • 9th place for Stoffel Vandoorne, 12th place for Gary Paffett
  • Gary Paffett: "It was a case of staying clear of trouble."
  • Stoffel Vandoorne: "There is not a single spot on my car that was not hit."
  • Ulrich Fritz: "Happy we finished the race without any crashes."
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HWA RACELAB set for Formula 3 debut in Barcelona

The opening round of the FIA Formula 3 Championship at Circuit de Catalunya in Spain heralds a new era for HWA AG. The company from Affalterbach is set to make its first appearance with its own team in a Formula 3 race. HWA RACELAB lines up with three cars in the new junior series, which shares the bill with the Formula 1 World Championship.

  • First of eight race weekends in the new FIA Formula 3 Championship
  • Promising test results for drivers Viscaal, Hughes and Andres
  • Ulrich Fritz: "The whole team is highly motivated!"
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HWA RACELAB ready for legendary Monaco

HWA RACELAB has finished in the points on its last two outings in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Another exciting challenge awaits the team from Affalterbach on Saturday, in the form of the Monaco E-Prix.

  • Quotes from Gary Paffett and Stoffel Vandoorne ahead of the race in Monaco
  • Ulrich Fritz: "Every little mistake is punished here."
  • Facts and schedule for the Monaco E-Prix
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Gary Paffett fights back to finish in the points again for HWA RACELAB in rainy Paris

Next success for HWA RACELAB in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship: Gary Paffett held his nerve as the weather caused chaos in Paris. Starting 17th, the experienced driver battled his way into eighth place to pick up points for the second time this season. Stoffel Vandoorne was involved in a collision on the slippery track and was forced to retire.

  • Eighth place for Gary Paffett, DNF for Stoffel Vandoorne
  • Gary Paffett: "To finish in the points from 17th on the grid is fantastic!"
  • Stoffel Vandoorne: "Shame, as points were a definite possibility today."
  • Ulrich Fritz: "Gary did a fantastic job."
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