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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HWA RACELAB claims first double podium in the FIA Formula 3 Championship

Significant milestone for HWA RACELAB at the fifth FIA Formula 3 event in Budapest: In the first race of the weekend, Jake Hughes (Great Britain) reaches the rostrum for the second time this season – and then completes the first Formula 3 double podium for HWA RACELAB with a third-place finish in race two. In addition to this historic success, Bent Viscaal (Netherlands) and Keyvan Andres (Iran) also deliver impressive chasing performances at the Hungaroring.

  • Two third places for Jake Hughes, positions 19 and 10 for Bent Viscaal and 23rd and 14th for Keyvan Andres
  • Bent Viscaal: “I am very pleased with today's race.”
  • Jake Hughes: “In both races, we had the fastest cars in the closing phase.”
  • Keyvan Andres: “I am not where I was aiming to be.”
  • Thomas Strick: “That was our best weekend so far this season.”
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Two cars in the points: Impressive farewell performance from HWA RACELAB at Formula E finale

#HWAstalavista - this was the motto, with which HWA RACELAB went into its final race weekend in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. And the farewell turned out to be a happy one. The final race of the season in New York City saw both Stoffel Vandoorne and Gary Paffett pick up points in eighth and tenth place respectively - just reward for themselves and the entire team for the development work they have done over the course of the season.

  • 8th place for Stoffel Vandoorne, 10th place for Gary Paffett
  • HWA RACELAB ends the season as the most successful rookie team in Formula E
  • Stoffel Vandoorne: "We deserved this result after a tiring season for all of us."
  • Gary Paffett: "It is a fantastic way to end the season."
  • Ulrich Fritz: "It has been a magnificent journey, with a few set-backs but many highs."
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HWA RACELAB in the points again in the FIA Formula 3 Championship

HWA RACELAB driver Jake Hughes (Great Britain) finished in the points again at round four of the FIA Formula 3 Championship in Silverstone. The winner from Spielberg finished ninth in Saturday's opening  race at his home Grand Prix. In doing so, Hughes picked up a further two points in the championship. The team from Affalterbach failed to enjoy the same success on Sunday. 

  • 9th place and DNF for Jake Hughes, 21st and 26th for Keyvan Andres, 22nd and 20th for Bent Viscaal
  • Bent Viscaal: "There was definitely potential for a better result."
  • Jake Hughes: "That was my weakest race weekend of the season."
  • Keyvan Andres: „The race pace was basically there, and the development of the car is progressing positively.“
  • Thomas Strick: "All three drove courageously. When you do that, you sometimes make mistakes."
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