Race Drivers Academy (RDA) driver Luciano Bacheta has signed with Hitech Junior to compete in the 2008 Formula Renault Eurocup Championship.
Luciano, who is part of the Race Drivers Academy AASE government funded driver development and educational programme, impressed the team in testing last season and is set to take the next step in his already impressive career.
"Racing in Eurocup Renault was an obvious choice for us. The higher levels of competition, European circuits and increased exposure will greatly assist in developing me as a driver, and furthering my career." -- Luciano Bacheta
"I'm really excited for this season and the opportunity to be racing with Hitech. Their overall support, preparation and results speak for themselves. I can't wait to get started." -- Luciano Bacheta
"It's great for Luciano to be with a team like Hitech. It presents him with every opportunity he needs to show case his talent." -- Sebastian King, The Race Drivers Academy
"I'm really pleased that Luciano is racing in Eurocup next season with Hitech. We're all looking forward to a successful season, and developing strong links for the future." -- Bill Bacheta
"Having tested with Luciano during 2007, it became blatantly obvious that we were working with a driver who has huge potential. He was impressive with both his level of technical feedback and also his raw speed. We look forward to working with Luciano and developing him as a driver throughout 2008, and hopefully beyond as his career develops." -- Martin Pott, Hitech Junior Team Manager