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Race-winning BRDC British Formula 3 Championship driver Sasakorn ‘Cutter’ Chaimongkol has today (Wednesday) finalised a deal with Hillspeed to remain with the squad for the delayed 2020 season.
The 20-year-old Thai, who resides in Nottingham, won his first race in the championship with the Markham Vale-based team last year.
The Bangkok-born racer can look forward to his third full season in car racing thanks to the continued backing of long-term sponsors MAXIMA Motorsport, MAXIMA Motor Oil and Chiratec.
One of the consequences of the COVID-19 situation, added to budget restrictions earlier in the year, has been a distinct lack of testing for Chaimongkol. In actuality, he hasn’t climbed behind the wheel of a race car since the end of the 2019 season. His first run in the upgraded and re-profiled Tatuus BF3-020 car which will be raced during the rescheduled 24-round campaign will only come during the practice session before the opening event of the season at Oulton Park, which takes place on 1-2 August.
|2019||BRDC British F3 - eighth overall with one win and one podium.|
|2017-18||Formula 4 South East Asia, five races|
|2018||BRDC British F3 Championship - ninth overall with podiums at Snetterton and Spa|
|2016||BRDC British F3 Autumn Trophy – 10th overall|
|2015||South Garda Winter Cup – KF, WSK Super Masters Series – KF, CIK FIA European KF Championship, German Kart Championship, Andrea Margutti Trophy|
|2014||WSK Super Masters Series – KF, CIK-FIA European KF, CIK-FIA World Championship|
|2013||CIK-FIA World KF Junior Championship, CIK-FIA European KF Junior, RMC Asia Championship – Rotax Junior, WSK Euro Series – KFJ, WSK Final Cup, KFJ, South Garda Winter Cup – KF3, WSK Super Master Series - KFJ|
|2012||WSK Master Series – KF3, Asia Pacific Championship – KF3,|
|2011||Asian Karting Open Championship – Formula 125 Junior Open, ROK Cup International Final – Mini ROK|
|2010||ROK Cup International Final – Mini ROK, Super Kart Thailand – ROK Junior 125|