British F3 Driver - Harry Hayek #26

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Harry Hayek
#26

Australian Harry Hayek will graduate from FIA F4 to the UK’s premier single-seater championship for 2017, as he joins Double R Racing for a full campaign in BRDC British Formula 3.
 
Hayek competed in the opening three rounds of British F4 in 2016 with Jamun Racing, scoring two top-10 finishes. He subsequently moved to the his homeland’s own FIA F4 championship and impressed, scoring three wins in addition to five other top-three results as he finished fourth in the overall standings, despite missing the opening two rounds.
 
The 18-year-old has most recently been competing in the Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand but began his single-seater career in Australian F4 in 2015, where he once again finished fourth.
 
Hayek said: "I'm absolutely thrilled to be joining Double R for the 2017 BRDC British F3 Championship. Late last year we did a couple of test days with the team and were extremely impressed with their professionalism, productivity and ability to operate a race team which is clearly reflected in their results. Boyo's confidence in me goes both ways, and I feel that at the end of the year I'm going to be a much better driver under his guidance.

"The British F3 Championship itself has stood on top of the junior formula list for decades now and sometimes I have to pinch myself that I will be competing in such a prestigious series. For myself, pre-season testing has just commenced at Rockingham yesterday with everything running very smoothly. The cars are a lot of fun to drive and I'm looking forward to a great year ahead. To say I'm excited would be an understatement."

Career Highlights

2017 Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand
2016 Fourth overall in Australian Formula 4 with two wins and five further podiums

British Formula 4
2015 Fourth overall in Australian Formula 4
2014 Australian National Sprint Kart Championship - Fourth overall in Clubman Light

British F3 Championship

Double R Racing#26
BIOGRAPHY
 
Age 19
Date of Birth 9/3/1998
Graduating from Australian Formula 4
 
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