Trident Motorsport is delighted to announce that David Schumacher will be part of its line-up in the FIA Formula 3 Championship. The agreement reached between the 19-year-old and the Milan-based team carries on a legacy that ties Italy to the most representative name in motorsport history. David is the son of Ralf. Born in Salzburg, he competed in various Formula 4 Racing categories in 2017 and 2018 with three wins, five poles, four fastest laps and 16 podium finishes. In 2019, Schumacher entered the Formula Regional European Championship ending up fourth overall with four wins, nine podiums, five poles and three fastest laps. In the same year, he also disputed in some Formula 3 events including the Macau Grand Prix. Last year, the second-generation driver entered his first full season in the FIA Formula 3 Championship. The experience and knowledge gained, enables him now to look forward to a high-profile 2021 season.
Giacomo Ricci - Team Manager, Trident Motorsport:
“David has great potential. I think he has more to express and all the characteristics to achieve remarkable results. He has had the opportunity to compare the Trident team with others, during the official 2020 post season tests, and we are proud that he has decided to choose us. We were able to develop excellent interpersonal feelings with David, in addition to a great working pace that I am sure will lead to very good results this season."
”David Schumacher, car # 6, statement:
“I’m delighted to race with Trident Motorsport this year and I think we have excellent chances. The team has been doing a really good job and the car was amazing in the two tests in Barcelona and Jerez. I’m looking forward to the season ahead. I can feel that the team is really passionate about what they are doing so I have a great feeling for this year.”