The Argentinian Van Amersfoort Racing driver worked tirelessly with his team since Bahrain on track and in the simulator to be even more competitive and their efforts clearly paid off last weekend in Imola. Franco has shown impressive pace during the official tests and in the rain-ridden practice session on Friday.
Argentinian rising star Franco Colapinto made his debut in the third-tier of the single-seater pyramid. He joined junior single-seater royalty Van Amersfoort Racing, the latest addition to the FIA F3 grid. Colapinto introduced himself to the worldwide F3 audience in the best possible way by storming into pole position in
At only 18 years old, Colapinto has amassed an extensive amount of experience in single seaters, as well as sports cars. In 2021 he ran a double campaign in Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine and made his LMP2 debut in the Asian Le Mans Series where he was awarded
Franco Colapinto is a 18-year-old racing driver from Argentina racing in FIA Formula 3 with Van Amersfoort Racing.
Franco was only 9 years old when he first turned the wheel of a kart, and it didn’t take long for him to realise that this is what he wanted to do.
Colapinto made his single-seater debut in spectacular fashion, storming to victory in his first race weekend in cars
At only 18 years old he already has nearly 100 race starts under his belt, including the 24 Hours of Spa and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Following an extraordinary 2021, running a double campaign in junior single-seaters and sports cars, for the 2022 season Franco is stepping up to FIA Formula 3 chasing his childhood dream to reach the pinnacle of motor racing, Formula 1.