PREMA Racing: Hauger takes commanding Race 3 win at Zandvoort

PREMA Racing: Hauger takes commanding Race 3 win at Zandvoort Read more

Dennis Hauger put on a masterclass in driving today at Zandvoort, leading from pole to flag in race 3 of the FIA Formula 3 Championship, setting the fastest lap in the process and moving to a 43-point advantage on top of the driver championship. The 18-year-old Norwegian kept his lead a the start with wise defence in T1 and then kept sailing away.

Penalties deny James Wharton a happier ending

Penalties deny James Wharton a happier ending Read more

The FIA Karting European Championship in the KZ2 category came to an end at the Adria International Circuit in north-eastern Italy on the weekend of 15th August. James Wharton wanted to use this event to increase his points tally in the overall standings and end this high-level competition on a positive note. Unfortunately, the young Australian hopeful from the Ferrari Driver Academy experienced a series of setbacks, which did not allow him to confirm his performances during the meeting.

James Wharton - Another incredible run in the European Championship

James Wharton - Another incredible run in the European Championship Read more

At the 2021 FIA Karting European Championship in OK, James Wharton is, without doubt, one of the drivers who has gained the most places during his fabulous progressions. While he would have liked to have achieved a more flattering result in the overall standings, the young Australian could have been awarded the title of "king of starts" and the prize for fighting spirit. His performance in Spain at the Zuera circuit in the fourth and final round of the Championship confirmed the tenacity and strength of character of the Ferrari Driver Academy member.

James Wharton: Hard-fought points in European Championship

James Wharton: Hard-fought points in European Championship Read more

James Wharton certainly put in one of his best performances in an FIA Karting event since he joined the OK category to pursue his career before moving to single-seaters in 2022. Fast, consistent and combative, the young Australian in the Ferrari Driver Academy colours climbed from 21st to 12th place, earning hard-earned points against some formidable competition.

Two Kart drivers attending the Scouting Camp of the Ferrari Driver Academy

Two Kart drivers attending the Scouting Camp of the Ferrari Driver Academy Read more

Tuukka Taponen and Bruno Del Pino, official drivers of the Tony Kart Racing Team in the OK class, are the drivers they suggested to Ferrari Driver Academy who take part in the Scouting Camp organized by the FDA itself in partnership with ACI (Automobile Club d'Italia) with the aim of looking for the most promising young karters.

Dennis Hauger scores second FIA F3-pole at the Red Bull Ring for PREMA Racing

Dennis Hauger scores second FIA F3-pole at the Red Bull Ring for PREMA Racing Read more

Dennis Hauger secured his second FIA Formula 3 Championship pole of the season today at Red Bull Ring. As expected, the short Austrian venue featured an incredibly tight pack with the top-5 covered by just one-tenth of a second.

James Wharton: A fantastic 16-place improvement to the European top ten!

James Wharton: A fantastic 16-place improvement to the European top ten! Read more

James Wharton's first ever participation in the FIA Karting European Championship in KZ2, where he was one of the youngest entrants, was a particularly positive experience. In Germany, his high level of performance enabled him to compete with much more experienced drivers. From Qualifying to the Final, the Australian from the Ferrari Driver Academy was able to progress to cross the finish line in a convincing 8th position.

Leclerc takes maiden F3 win as PREMA Racing goes 1-2 in Race 2

Leclerc takes maiden F3 win as PREMA Racing goes 1-2 in Race 2 Read more

PREMA Racing delivered an outstanding 1-2 finish today at Circuit Paul Ricard as the FIA Formula 3 Championship went underway for race 1 and 2 at the French Grand Prix venue. 

James Wharton remains strong in the face of adversity

James Wharton remains strong in the face of adversity Read more

The WSK Euro Series, which started in the rain at the beginning of April in Lonato, continued in the heat at the Adria Karting Raceway in the north-east of Italy. Serious and diligent, the Australian James Wharton delivered a magnificent attacking race to climb up the hierarchy after a difficult start to the meeting. Ranked 12th in the Final, the young member of the Ferrari Driver Academy more than ever remains among the best drivers in the world in the OK category.

James Wharton: A great protagonist of the opening of the European Championship

James Wharton: A great protagonist of the opening of the European Championship Read more

Highly anticipated by all the best hopefuls of international karting, the 2021 OK European Championship started in Genk, Belgium. James Wharton reached a high level of competitiveness, despite the difficult weather conditions that put the 72 drivers involved to the test. The Australian from the Ferrari Driver Academy was up to 7th in the Final, before being forced to drop to 14th after an unfortunate penalty.

First podium for Ferrari Academy driver Maya Weug in Italian F4

First podium for Ferrari Academy driver Maya Weug in Italian F4 Read more

The Iron Lynx squad raced across France and Austria at the weekend, fielding six cars across the European Le Mans Series at the Red Bull Ring and Italian Formula 4 at the Paul Ricard circuit.

Maya Weug is the first female driver selected to join the Ferrari Driver Academy: debut at Paul Ricard

Maya Weug is the first female driver selected to join the Ferrari Driver Academy: debut at Paul Ricard Read more

Italian racing team Iron Lynx will propel a young racer on her first step towards single-seater glory this weekend, as she competes in her first ever car race. Dutch-Spanish driver Maya Weug is 16 years old and having triumphed in last year’s “FIA Girls on Track – Rising Stars” programme, has become the first girl to join the prestigious Ferrari Driver Academy.

The eighth edition of Italian F.4 Championship starts at Le Castellet with 37 cars on track

The eighth edition of Italian F.4 Championship starts at Le Castellet with 37 cars on track Read more

Record numbers for the eighth edition of the Italian F.4. 37 single-seater will be deployed at the start of Paul Ricard race, 12 the teams involved and 18 the nationalities represented from 4 different continents

James Wharton - A race full of lessons learned

James Wharton - A race full of lessons learned Read more

Two weeks after his performance in KZ2 at the WSK Euro Series, James Wharton returned to the Lonato circuit, as well as to his OK kart, in order to prepare for the upcoming European events. The last round of the WSK Super Master Series allowed the Australian to demonstrate his fighting spirit in a difficult context and his 24-place improvement from Qualifying to the Final did not go unnoticed.

Iron Dames and Ferrari Driver Academy unite to support FIA’s Girls on Track – Rising Stars programme

Iron Dames and Ferrari Driver Academy unite to support FIA’s Girls on Track – Rising Stars programme Read more

Iron Lynx, the championship-winning motorsport squad and team behind the innovative Iron Dames project, has signed an agreement with Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA) and the FIA Women in Motorsport Commission to support the FIA Girls on Track – Rising Stars programme

James Wharton - A fighter in hostile territory

James Wharton - A fighter in hostile territory Read more

Despite his mental strength, determination that is as great as ever and a talent that continues to assert itself, James Wharton experienced a difficult episode in the south of Italy. His participation in the second of the four events of the WSK Super Master Series (12th-14th March) ended with a retirement, although the Australian kart racer had fought with energy and perseverance to reach the Final of the OK category at the wheel of his Parolin-TM Racing kart.

James Wharton's preparation for the 2021 season accelerates

James Wharton's preparation for the 2021 season accelerates Read more

Racing this season in OK with the official Parolin Motorsport team, James Wharton continues his intensive preparation for the great international FIA Karting championships of 2021.

An encouraging return for James Wharton

An encouraging return for James Wharton Read more

James Wharton returned to competition with great excitement and determination at the WSK Champions Cup at the beginning of 2021. On the international circuit of Adria in Italy, the Australian immediately took the lead in the OK category. The driver from the Ferrari Driver Academy and the Parolin Motorsport Srl team showed he would be a force to be reckoned with in 2021.

Strengthened formation and programme for the Parolin Motorsport Team

Strengthened formation and programme for the Parolin Motorsport Team Read more

In the first change of 2021, the official racing team of the Parolin Racing Kart factory has changed its name to become Parolin Motorsport Srl, a racing team in its own right. After its numerous successes in Mini, OK-Junior and OK, Parolin will make its big comeback in KZ with strong ambitions. In total, this season the Parolin Motorsport team will include 18 drivers from 13 nations in the four international categories, while technical collaboration continues with the TM Racing factory.

Richard Mille 2021 - Ekaterina Luescher follows in the footsteps of Maya Weug

Richard Mille 2021 - Ekaterina Luescher follows in the footsteps of Maya Weug Read more

Following Maya Weug's recent move to Formula 4, Richard Mille is pleased to announce the selection of Ukrainian-born Swiss young talent Ekaterina Luescher to the "Richard Mille Young Talent Academy" for the 2021 season.

From karting to Formula One: a dream come true for Alesi, Armstrong and Shwartzman

From karting to Formula One: a dream come true for Alesi, Armstrong and Shwartzman Read more

This week Ferrari are holding a five day test at their own Fiorano track. On Monday Giuliano Alesi and Marcus Armstrong got their first taste of a Formula One car, testing the 2018 Ferrari SF71H.

Birel ART Racing presents its 2021 drivers

Birel ART Racing presents its 2021 drivers Read more

19 names have been confirmed by the Racing department of the Italian company, which will be present in all categories, from Mini to KZ, OKJ, OK and KZ2. They will soon be joined by a driver from the "Richard Mille Young Talent Academy" programme who is still to be nominated.

The first female driver to join the Ferrari Driver Academy is Maya Weug

The first female driver to join the Ferrari Driver Academy is Maya Weug Read more

16 year-old Maya Weug is about to make history with Ferrari. The Dutch girl, born in Spain, with a Belgian mother and a Dutch father, is the first woman driver to join the Ferrari Driver Academy. Maya outshone the other girls at the evaluation camp which took place last week at the Scuderia headquarters in Maranello, as the final stage of the FIA “Girls on Track-Rising Stars” programme.

Marcus Armstrong joins Dams for 2021 Formula 2 season

Marcus Armstrong joins Dams for 2021 Formula 2 season Read more

Ferrari Driver Academy member Marcus Armstrong has joined DAMS for the 2021 FIA Formula 2 Championship, becoming the first from the Scuderia’s coveted young talent programme to race for the team.

Dino Beganovic moves up to Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine with PREMA for 2021

Dino Beganovic moves up to Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine with PREMA for 2021 Read more

PREMA Powerteam is proud to announce that Swedish racer Dino Beganovic will step up to the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine in 2021.  The 16-year-old driver joined the team for his rookie campaign in the 2020 Italian Formula 4 Championship, showing speed straight away. Over the season, he impressed for the progress he made, scoring two pole positions and claiming his maiden win at Imola. 

PREMA Powerteam takes podium and points at Hockenheim

PREMA Powerteam takes podium and points at Hockenheim Read more

PREMA Powerteam scored one podium and several points finishes this weekend at Hockenheim, which hosted the third round of the 2020 ADAC Formel 4 Championship. The highly-competitive German F4 series welcomed the drivers at one of the most famed venues of the nation, and the Italian squad was competitive since the beginning.

PREMA Powerteam, Gabriele Minì take championship lead in Austria

PREMA Powerteam, Gabriele Minì take championship lead in Austria Read more

PREMA Powerteam enjoyed a successful weekend at Spielberg, lining-up at the Austrian Grand Prix venue for the third round of the Italian Formula 4 Championship. Gabriele Minì exits the event with a hefty lead in the overall driver championship thanks to a triple podium finish including one win. The Italian was both fast and smart, taking the best possible results while not risking valuable points. After scoring P2 and P3 in the first two races respectively, he signed off the weekend with a great win, leading from start to finish. 

PREMA Powerteam, Minì keep winning momentum at Nürburgring

PREMA Powerteam, Minì keep winning momentum at Nürburgring Read more

PREMA Powerteam experienced a successful weekend in the second round of the 2020 German Formula 4 Championship. Lining-up for the first outing of their part-time schedule in the ADAC-sanctioned series, the Italian squad confirmed the winning form shown in Misano.

Ex-karters Gabriele Minì, Dino Beganovic, Sebastian Montoya and Gabriel Bortoleto impressive in first races Formula 4

Ex-karters Gabriele Minì, Dino Beganovic, Sebastian Montoya and Gabriel Bortoleto impressive in first races Formula 4 Read more

PREMA Powerteam had a brilliant start in round 1 of the Formula 4 Italian Championship at Misano. The Italian venue featured three spectacular races with the team delivering impressive results with four drivers at their first race in single-seaters. 

Qualifying: Last year in the karts, already very fast in the F4.

Qualifying: Last year in the karts, already very fast in the F4. Read more

The first 3 drivers of both qualifying sessions are Italian: Minì, Pizzi, Fornaroli and Rosso. A lot of Italy in the two qualifying sessions of the Italian F4 Championship powered by Abarth. Minì (Prema Powerteam) confirms the expectations and marks the best times of both sessions (1'35.121 - 1'34.537), in both followed by Pizzi (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1'35.160 - 1'34.652). In third position in qualifying 1, we find an excellent Fornaroli (Iron Lynx - 1'35.197) and in qualifying 2, Rosso (1'34.752). It is also striking that all the drivers in the lead are Rookies.