Frenchman Tristan Charpentier will join the Fortec Motorsports team for his return to the BRDC British F3 Championship this season.
The 17-year-old competed in two rounds of BRDC British F3 in 2017, at Oulton Park and Spa Francorchamps, culminating in two strong eighth place finishes at the legendary Belgian venue.
Charpentier, who also competed in selected events in the SMP F4 NEZ Championship in 2017, is a single seater front-runner, having finished fifth overall in the 2016 French F4 Championship, securing a win at Le Mans and five additional podium results.
His car racing career began in the Ginetta Junior Championship in 2015, which followed a successful karting career in Europe.
|2017||Selected rounds of BRDC British F3 and SMP F4 NEZ Championship|
|2016||French Formula 4 Championship - Fifth overall with one win and six podiums|
|2015||Ginetta Junior Championship|
|2011||Belgian KF5 Championship|
|2009||Super One National Honda Cadets|