Drugovich joins MP Motorsport for F2 move

Jack Benyon

Brazilian driver Drugovich raced for Carlin in the inaugural FIA Formula 3 Championship last season, but the team struggled to adapt to the new series. 

He finished 16th in FIA F3, well ahead of his teammates - highly-rated American driver Logan Sargeant and Honda-backed Teppei Natori.

Drugovich drove for the squad in the Abu Dhabi post-season F2 test – racking up over 100km over three days – and now joins the Dutch team which fielded Jordan King and Mahaveer Raghunathan last year.

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“I’m really happy to join MP Motorsport for my first season in FIA Formula 2,” said Drugovich.

“We worked very well together in the Abu Dhabi test, and that gave me the confidence as a combination we can do very well in 2020. 

“I can’t wait to get back in the car for the first pre-season tests and my first race weekend in FIA Formula 2.”

So when the moment came to sign him for the 2020 season, we didn’t hesitate one bit. 

“We’ve kept an eye on Felipe ever since his title-winning performances in the lower categories, and it’s great that he’s now part of the team.”

MP is yet to confirm its second driver for the 2020 season.

2020 F2 line-up so far:

Carlin

 Yuki Tsunoda

TBA

ART Grand Prix

New Zealand
New Zealand

 Marcus Armstrong
 Christian Lundgaard

Denmark
Denmark

UNI-Virtuosi

United Kingdom
United Kingdom

 Callum Ilott

China
China

 Guanyu Zhou

DAMS

United Kingdom
United Kingdom

 Dan Ticktum

Indonesia
Indonesia

 Sean Gelael

Prema Racing

Germany
Germany

 Mick Schumacher

Russian Federation
Russian Federation

 Robert Shwartzman

Charouz Racing System

 Louis Deletraz

 Pedro Piquet 

MP Motorsport

 Felipe Drugovich

TBA

HWA

Russian Federation
Russian Federation

 Artem Markelov

France
France

 Giuliano Alesi

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