Vaidyanathan remains with Carlin
Team Carlin has confirmed that Ameya Vaidyanathan will remain with the team for the 2018 season as he takes on a full-time assault in the Formula 3 European Championship. After a fantastic 2017, where he took a race victory in the Euroformula Open at Spa, the 21-year-old Indian racer moves up to the FIA category.
“It’s great to be moving up to FIA Formula 3 in what is now my third year with Carlin”, said Vaidyanathan, “Staying in the team was a no-brainer because I can see everyone’s commitment towards achieving the highest standards. I’ve really learnt so much during my time at Carlin thus far and I’m keen to put everything to good use to find my feet in such a competitive field.”
“This will be our third season working with Ameya and we’re pleased to see how much he has grown and accomplished in that time”, added Trevor Carlin, ”He took his maiden win in the Euroformula Open Championship at Spa and has been consistently improving his race craft. We are extremely pleased to be working together in such competitive championship and look forward to seeing what he can achieve.”
Vaidyanathan will be out on track for pre-season testing towards the end of March at both the Hungaroring and Red Bull Ring before the 2018 FIA Formula 3 European Championship gets underway at street circuit Pau in May.