Drivers & Teams

Team No. Driver No. Driver No. Driver
Trident 1 Jonny Edgar 2 Roman Stanek 3 Zane Maloney
Prema Racing 4 Arthur Leclerc 5 Jak Crawford 6 Oliver Bearman
ART Grand Prix 7 Victor Martins 8 Gregoire Saucy 9 Juan Manuel Correa
MP Motorsport 10 Caio Collet 11 Alex Smolyar 12 Kush Maini
Charouz Racing System 14 Laszlo Toth 15 Ayrton Simmons 16 Francesco Pizzi
Hitech Grand Prix 17 Kaylen Frederick 18 Isack Hadjar 19 Nazim Azman
Campos Racing 20 David Vidales 21 Hunter Yeany 22 Pepe Marti
Jenzer Motorsport 23 Ido Cohen 24 Niko Kari 25 William Alatalo
Carlin 26 Zak O’Sullivan 27 Brad Benavides 28 Enzo Trulli
Van Amersfoort Racing 29 Franco Collapinto 30 Rafael Villagomez 31 Reece Ushijima

 

Meet the 2019 Red Bull Junior Team

While Pierre Gasly and Alex Albon have grabbed the headlines this summer, there’s more to the Red Bull driver programme than just their Formula 1 stable. We take a look at each of their upcoming young talents, from karting all the way to the F1 feeder series’.

Juri Vips

Juri Vips celebrating victory at the Red Bull Ring (Dutch Photo Agency / Red Bull Content Pool)

Juri Vips is perhaps the closest Red Bull junior to Formula One right now. The 19-year-old Estonian joined the programme ahead of last year’s Macau Grand Prix, after becoming an F4 champion in 2017 and finishing fourth in the 2018 European F3 series. He is currently driving for Hitech in FIA F3, and is running second with two victories to his name.

Patricio O’Ward

Patricio OWard racing Super Formula at Motegi (Dutch Photo Agency / Red Bull Content Pool)

Red Bull’s newest signing is Patricio O’Ward, winner of the 2017 WeatherTech Sportscar and 2018 Indy Lights championships. O’Ward has had a mixed 2019 so far, racing a part-time IndyCar entry with Carlin after losing his initial Harding Steinbrenner Racing drive due to sponsorship issues. With Red Bull backing he has since made appearances in F2 for MP Motorsport and Super Formula with Team Mugen.

Yuki Tsunoda

Yuki Tsunoda driving for Jenzer at the Hungaroring (Dutch Photo Agency / Red Bull Content Pool)

2018 Japanese F4 champion Yuki Tsunoda joined the Red Bull programme through his links with the Honda Formula Dream Project. Red Bull currently has the 19-year-old racing on the F1 support bill in FIA F3 with Jenzer Motorsport. Tsunoda is also driving for Team Motopark in the Euroformula Open series, where he is running fourth in the standings with one win.

Lucas Auer

Lucas Auer on his way to third at SUGO (Dutch Photo Agency / Red Bull Content Pool)

24-year-old Austrian Lucas Auer is another one of Red Bull’s new 2019 signings. Auer has flirted with the pinnacle of motorsport already, having challenged for titles in Formula 3 and DTM and tested Force India’s F1 car in 2017. He has joined O’Ward in Super Formula for this year, and took his first podium of the series at Sportsland SUGO.

Liam Lawson

Liam Lawson in the FIA F3 paddock (Dutch Photo Agency / Red Bull Content Pool)

New Zealander Liam Lawson joined Red Bull this year just a few days after his 17th birthday—and after securing the Toyota Racing Series title over Ferrari junior Marcus Armstrong. Lawson has continued to race Armstrong in FIA F3 this year, driving for MP Motorsport. He is also placed third in Euroformula Open with two victories to his name.

Jack Doohan

Jack Doohan at the Red Bull Ring (Dutch Photo Agency / Red Bull Content Pool)

Son of MotoGP legend Mick Doohan, Jack Doohan has joined fellow Red Bull juniors Lawson and Tsunoda in this year’s Euroformula Open Championship. He is currently seventh in the standings with two second places and six other points finishes. Doohan has also taken multiple victories driving for Hitech in Asian F3 this year.

Dennis Hauger

Dennis Hauger celebrating victory in ADAC F4 (Dutch Photo Agency / Red Bull Content Pool)

After a successful Formula 4 debut last year, Red Bull has rewarded 16-year-old Dennis Hauger with a dual programme in Italian F4 and ADAC F4 for 2019. Driving for Van Amersfoort Racing in both series’, the Norwegian driver has taken six wins and seven pole positions altogether this year and is currently second in the Italian standings.

Jonny Edgar

Jonny Edgar driving in the Italian F4 Championship (Dutch Photo Agency / Red Bull Content Pool)

15-year-old British driver Jonny Edgar has stepped up to his first season of racing cars this year, driving for Jenzer Motorsport in the Italian F4 Championship. He is currently 13th in the standings after six points finishes, the best of which so far is a fifth place at the Hungaroring. Like Hauger, he is also entered in the ADAC F4 series.

Harry Thompson

Harry Thompson in the 2018 WSK Final Cup (Dutch Photo Agency / Red Bull Content Pool)

Having only turned 15 earlier this month, Harry Thompson is the youngest current member of the Red Bull Junior Team. After being named FIA Karting Rookie of the Year in 2018, Thompson is continuing his karting career this year in both European and British championships.

Formula 2 standings

Drivers’ championship

Position Driver Team Points
1 Theo Pourchaire ART Grand Prix 52
2 Felipe Drugovich MP Motorsport 50
3 Jehan Daruvala Prema Racing 36
4 Liam Lawson Carlin 35
5 Richard Verschoor Trident 32
6 Ralph Boschung Campos Racing 32
7 Marcus Armstrong Hitech Grand Prix 30
8 Juri Vips Hitech Grand Prix 30
9 Ayumu Iwasa DAMS 20
10 Enzo Fittipaldi Charouz Racing System 18
11 Logan Sargeant Carlin 18
12 Dennis Hauger Prema Racing 14
13 Jake Hughes Van Amersfoort Racing 14
14 Roy Nissany DAMS 13
15 Clement Novalak MP Motorsport 12
16 Frederik Vesti ART Grand Prix 8
17 Jack Doohan Virtuosi Racing 6
18 Calan Williams Trident 5
19 David Beckmann Charouz Racing System 4
20 Marino Sato Virtuosi Racing 1
21 Olli Caldwell Campos Racing 0
22 Cem Bolukbasi Charouz Racing System 0
23 Amaury Cordeel Van Amersfoort Racing 0

Teams’ championship

Position Team Points
1 MP Motorsport 62
2 ART Grand Prix 60
3 Hitech Grand Prix 60
4 Carlin 53
5 Prema Racing 50
6 Trident 37
7 DAMS 33
8 Campos Racing 32
9 Charouz Racing System 22
10 Van Amersfoort Racing 14
11 Virtuosi Racing 7

 

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