Jake Hughes has been confirmed at ART Grand Prix and will defend the colors of the team during the 2018 GP3 season.
The 23-year-old Briton began his racing career at the age of 15 in karts, and brilliantly concluded his first year of motorsport in 2013 with a BRDC Formula 4 title. Awarded with an appointment to the prestigious BRDC McLaren Autosport Award and BRDC Rising Star status, Jake continues to progress in Formula Renault 2.0, GP3 and Formula 3, three competitive championships in which he wins victories, pole positions and records. of turn between 2014 and 2017.
In off-season practice in Abu Dhabi, Jake impressed ART Grand Prix with its adaptation and maturity, recording the best session time on the last day and fitting in perfectly with the team.
Jake Hughes: “I am very proud and excited to join a team as successful as ART Grand Prix for a crack at GP3, and the team’s performance in the series in recent years has been particularly impressive. opportunity presented itself to be able to jump into one of their cars for 2018, it was impossible to say no.I tested for 3 days with everyone in Abu Dhabi and I immediately felt confident in and out of the The goal is clear when I run for a team like ART, so I can not wait to get to the studio and go! ”
Sébastien Philippe: “ART Grand Prix has been following Jake’s progress for several years and it continues to impress us, last year it was the spearhead of Hitech in F3, with whom we have been collaborating for several years, and we are happy to give him a second chance in GP3 Jake is a great talent who wants to express himself fully and ART Grand Prix can count on him to help the team to keep his titles. ”
ART Grand Prix Press Release (slightly adapted)