Double R Racing confirms Alvarez
Mexican driver Sebastian Alvarez will make his car racing debut in the F4 British Championship after becoming the first driver confirmed at multiple race-winning team Double R Racing.
The 15-year-old, who lives in Texas, is the first confirmed driver for Woking-based team’s capacity three car entry for the 2018 season and arrives in British F4 with a strong karting background in America, Mexico and on the world stage. Part of the Infinity Sports Management stable, Alvarez is relishing his first season in cars and looking forward to working with Double R Racing and competing on UK race tracks for the first time in the high-profile British F4 category.
“I’m really excited to join Double R and looking forward to the start of the season”, said Alvarez, “The car is great to drive, the guys at the team are really professional and fantastic to work with and I’m sure we’re going to have a good season. It’s great to be racing in British F4 this year.”
Double R Racing enters the new British F4 season aiming for another strong year after a successful 2017, where the squad won five races with Sweden’s Linus Lundqvist – who has stepped-up to the squad’s British Formula 3 team this year.
Speaking on Alvarez’s signing for 2018, Double R team principal Anthony ‘Boyo’ Hieatt said: “We’re very much looking forward to working with Sebastian, he’s a talented young driver and brings good experience from karting where he’s a championship winner already. British F4 is the logical first step for any driver coming out of karting and I’m sure Sebastian is going to make very strong progress throughout the season. We’re delighted to announce him as our first British F4 driver this year and looking forward to a competitive season together.”