First pole position and points for HWA RACELAB in Hong Kong

The 50th E-Prix in Hong Kong was a day of highs and lows for HWA RACELAB, although the team did achieve a number of successes. The new Formula E team not only secured its first pole position in race number five of the season, but also scored its first points.

  • Vandoorne earns maiden pole position for HWA RACELAB
  • First points In the ABB FIA Formula E Championship
  • 8th place for Gary Paffett, technical issue forces Stoffel Vandoorne to retire
  • Gary Paffett: "I am generally very happy with this weekend."
  • Stoffel Vandoorne: "We have shown what we are capable of." 
  • Ulrich Fritz: "Feels good to know that we are improving from race to race."
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HWA RACELAB aiming for a smooth race day in Hong Kong

A positive attitude is propelling the highly-motivated HWA RACELAB team towards the fifth race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, which will take place this coming Sunday in Hong Kong. The official test drives after the race in Mexico proved very useful and the team now has reason to hope for an improved performance at the upcoming E-Prix.

  • Comments from Gary Paffett and Stoffel Vandoorne ahead of the race in in Hong Kong
  • Ulrich Fritz: “Our priority is to experience a weekend free of incidents.”
  • Facts and schedule for the E-Prix in Hong Kong
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HWA RACELAB contests FIA Formula 3 Championship with targeted talent development

The team is complete, HWA AG is ready for a new era. After decades of success in international motorsport, the experts from Affalterbach will compete at another high class of single-seater racing. In addition to sporting successes, the involvement in the new series aims to prepare talents for the path to professional motorsport.

  • 360-degree philosophy in training the drivers
  • Thomas Strick: “Our aim is to mature young drivers into the champions of the future.”
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Team complete: Formula 3 race winner Jake Hughes to drive for HWA RACELAB in 2019

The third driver has been decided. 24-year-old Brit Jake Hughes will be the team-mate of Keyvan Andres and Bent Viscaal in HWA RACELAB’s Formula 3 team. He has already brought home multiple wins in the predecessor series of the FIA Formula 3 Championship. 

  • Jake Hughes: “I couldn’t pass up this opportunity.”
  • Thomas Strick: “Jake is a stroke of luck for us.”
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Second driver confirmed: Bent Viscaal to drive for HWA RACELAB in Formula 3

Highly-rated Dutch driver Bent Viscaal will drive for HWA RACELAB in the 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship. The talented 19-year-old can already look back on positive experiences with one German team.

  • Bent Viscaal: "For me, it is all about learning as much as possible.“
  • Thomas Strick: "Bent has shown his huge potential in the past."
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