HWA AG to compete in FIA Formula 2 with the HWA RACELAB team from 2020

HWA AG will add another string to its motorsport bow from next year: As of the 2020 season, HWA will line up in the international FIA Formula 2 Championship with its own team - HWA RACELAB. In doing so, the company expands its commitment to actively promoting talented young drivers and also demonstrates its expertise in the field of motorsport.  

  • After Formula E and Formula 3, HWA now set to enter its next racing series with the HWA RACELAB team
  • Expansion of commitment to promoting youngsters within the FIA Formula Pyramid
  • Ulrich Fritz: "The next step towards completing the 360° motorsport expertise of HWA."
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HWA RACELAB brings curtain down on Formula 3 season with more top results

Jake Hughes (Great Britain) twice finished in the points at the final round of the FIA Formula 3 Championship in Sochi. In doing so, he brought the season to a positive end for HWA RACELAB. Keyvan Andres (Iran) and Bent Viscaal (Netherlands) both produced impressive fightbacks. The team from Affalterbach ended its first season in Formula 3 in fifth place in the Team standings.

  • 7th and 4th place for Jake Hughes, DNF and 17th for Bent Viscaal, 19th and 23rd for Keyvan Andres
  • HWA RACELAB ends the season in 5th place in the Team competition
  • Bent Viscaal: "I have learned an awful lot and am already looking forward to next year."
  • Jake Hughes: "If I were not already infatuated with motor racing, then I would have fallen in love with it this year."
  • Keyvan Andres: "I would like to thank the team, which supported me all season.”
  • Thomas Strick: "The way everyone showed such great personal commitment to this competition from the outset was outstanding.“
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HWA RACELAB presents new Extreme E car

HWA RACELAB is the first team in the new off-road racing series, Extreme E, to present the car to the public. The fully-electric, high-performance Odyssey 21 off-road car will be premiered as an exhibition car at the "Krone E-Mobility Play Days" this weekend. The event, taking place in Spielberg at 28th and 29th September, is one of the largest E-mobility events in Europe.

  • Ulrich Fritz: "We are looking forward to testing the Extreme E car and to the upcoming races."
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HWA RACELAB celebrates another Formula 3 podium in Monza

HWA RACELAB finished on the podium for the fourth time this season, as Monza hosted the latest race weekend of the FIA Formula 3 Championship. Jake Hughes (Great Britain) produced an outstanding display on a wet track to finish third in the weekend's second race. He had previously finished six to pick up more points on Saturday. His team-mates Bent Viscaal (Netherlands) and Keyvan Andres (Iran) endured a disappointing weekend.

  • 6th and 3rd place for Jake Hughes, 17th and 27th for Bent Viscaal, 19th and 22nd for Keyvan Andres
  • Fourth podium of the FIA Formula 3 season for HWA RACELAB
  • Bent Viscaal: "A disappointing weekend for me."
  • Jake Hughes: "To end the weekend with a podium, having started from 18th, is really encouraging."
  • Keyvan Andres: "All in all, a weekend of bumper cars."
  • Thomas Strick: "For us, as a new team, this is a fantastic success."
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HWA RACELAB has difficult race weekend at Belgian GP

The sixth round of the FIA Formula 3 Championship in Spa was overshadowed by the fatal accident of Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert at the same track on Saturday. The best results for HWA RACELAB in the two races at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps went to Keyvan Andres (Iran) and Bent Viscaal (Netherlands), who both finished in 14th place after strong pursuits. Jake Hughes (Great Britain) was extremely unlucky, involved in a collision through no fault of his own on both days.

  • Sunday’s race in memory of fatally injured Anthoine Hubert
  • 21st place and DNF for Jake Hughes, 20th and 14th place for Bent Viscaal, 14th and 16th place for Keyvan Andres 
  • Best time in Free Practice for Jake Hughes
  • Jake Hughes: “Anthoine was one of the best drivers I ever had the privilege of seeing on the track.”
  • Thomas Strick: “In light of the tragic news from Formula 2, the results this weekend are secondary.”
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