Team Trident announced that 19-year-old Italian racer Alessio Lorandi will be part of their four-car line-up for the 2018 GP3 Series.
Born in Salò, near Brescia, Lorandi will be representing the Italian squad for the upcoming season after lining up with Trident in the collective test held last November at Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi.
The Italian teenager will be entering his second full season in the series after securing one win and seventh place overall in points in 2017.
He also ended up as the leading Italian in the series. Lorandi, who will represent the ACI Team Italia project together with Team Trident, has a remarkable experience in single seaters which also includes two seasons in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. In 2016, he cruised to win the prestigious Pau Grand Prix, one of the most renowned races in F3 competition.
Throughout the years, Lorandi showcased amazing potential and established himself as one of the most promising Italian talents since his karting days.
Giacomo Ricci – Team Manager: “We are extremely satisfied to announce the deal with Alessio Lorandi. He will surely be able to continue the great tradition in terms of results scored by Italian drivers under our banner. "
"Alessio impressed our technical staff in testing and I'm sure that we have everything we need to aim for some excellent results together. Alessio will make our driver roster even more competitive."
Alessio Lorandi: "Being at my second GP3 Series season, there is only one possible goal, fighting for the title. I think that Team Trident has the staff and work ethics needed to accomplish the feature. "
"In addition, my quick and experienced team-mates will motivate me to push even harder. Last but not least, for the first time in my career I will race with an Italian team and I'm determined to reward everybody at Team Trident for their trust and support with some outstanding results".
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