Verschoor continues with MP Motorsport
Richard Verschoor returns to the FIA Formula 3 Championship. The 19-year-old Dutch driver continues with MP Motorsport and also prolonging his tie-up with the Dutch Motorsport Association’s TeamNL programme.
Verschoor has opted for a second year in the F1 feeder series having finished 2019 with a stunning victory at the Macau Grand Prix. His Macau success followed a season in which Verschoor took fourth on three occasions, first at Paul Ricard in France and then twice at Monza in Italy where he delivered the strongest weekend of his debut FIA F3 season.
At MP Motorsport, Verschoor completes FIA F3 line-up which features the already-confirmed Dutchman Bent Viscaal and Austrian racer Lukas Dunner. In addition, the Dutch motorsport association KNAF will continue to support Verschoor through its TeamNL programme. KNAF has been backing Verschoor since his time in karting.
“I am happy to continue in FIA Formula 3 together with MP Motorsport and TeamNL“, Verschoor said, “Last year saw an upward trend in the second half of the season, culminating in that amazing victory at Macau where everything just clicked. I’m eager to continue this trend, and I’m confident that I can be a frontrunner in 2020.”
“It is good news that we will continue working together with Richard“, MP Motorsport’s team manager Sander Dorsman added, “Last year, we showed lots of promise in FIA F3 but now we aim for podiums and more victories.”
Verschoor will embark on his fifth season in motorsport in 2020. In 2016 he debuted with two titles in Formula 4, followed by a season and a half in Formula Renault. Verschoor made the transition to GP3, the predecessor of the current FIA F3 series, in mid-2018.