Pietro Fittipaldi joins Fortec
Pietro Fittipaldi, the 18-year-old grandson of two-time Formula 1 World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi, will make his debut in the FIA F3 European Championship driving a Dallara-Mercedes car for Fortec Motorsport.
Pietro won last year the Protyre Formula Renault title by scoring 10 wins and 12 podiums for MGR Motorsport. With the same team, Brazilian racer – who was born in Miami on June 25 1996 – claimed a third place at Mugello in the Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS. In 2011, at the age of just 15, he won the Limited Late Models category in the Nascar Whelen All American Series.
Following the footsteps of his uncle Christian Fittipaldi, now he is ready to contest Formula 3 races in Europe with one of the most accredited teams.