Alex Palou teams up with Hitech GP
Hitech GP announced that promising young Spanish driver Alex Palou will join the team to make his FIA Formula 3 European Championship debut in 2018. Fresh from an illustrious karting career, Alex burst into the open-wheel in 2014, debuting in the Euroformula Open. Palou claimed victory at the season opener at the challenging Nürburgring circuit, taking two wins, three pole positions and 11 podiums in a stellar debut campaign which saw him finishing third in the final standings.
Graduating to GP3 Series in 2015, Alex showed his tenacious spirit, racing ability and raw pace, fighting back from a difficult season to claim a dominant victory in the final race in Abu Dhabi. 2017 saw Alex competing in the Japanese F3 series, scoring three wins, five pole positions and ten podiums, finishing third in the final championship standings. Closing his season in style, Alex went on to contest in the final two rounds of the FIA Formula 2 Championship claiming solid points finishes in both races on his debut weekend in Jerez.