Leong joins Hitech Bullfrog GP
Charles Leong will join Hitech Bullfrog GP team in the sixth round of the FIA F3 European Championship in Silverstone.
The 16-year-old driver made his debut in the Hitech Dragon F3 Asia car at Sepang in July, sealing a double podium result and adding to the success that Hitech GP celebrated during the inaugural FIA F3 Asian Championship. Now Leong is set to race on British soil alongside his team mates Enaam Ahmed, Alex Palou and Ben Hingeley.
The Macanese driver has a number of race wins and championship titles to his name, having competed in the 2016 China F4 Championship and Formula Masters China Series in the same year. Charles then went on to win the 2017 Asian Formula Renault Championship, gaining special recognition as the youngest Chinese driver in the series. Later in 2017, Leong moved up the ranks into FIA Formula 4 China, winning the championship at the age of 15.
“Racing in the FIA F3 European Championship at Silverstone will be a new step for me“,Charles Leong said, “I’m very happy to race with Hitech Bullfrog GP, and I believe the team will bring me up to a new level.”
“We are really happy to have Charles competing for us at our home-race“, Hitech GP’s Team Principal, Oliver Oakes, added, “His proven ability in the first round of the FIA F3 Asian Championship gives us the confidence that he will have a great run out in the car.”