Macau, 12 August 2004 Asian Formula Renault 2000 Champion Rodolfo Ãvila has earned for himself a Formula 3 test - thanks to his consistent superb performance in the Asian arena. The young Macanese driver will be at the Pembrey Circuit on August...
Macau, 12 August 2004
Asian Formula Renault 2000 Champion Rodolfo Ávila has earned for himself a Formula 3 test - thanks to his consistent superb performance in the Asian arena. The young Macanese driver will be at the Pembrey Circuit on August 18 - 19 to test Carlin Motorsport's new model Dallara Mugen-Honda. Ávila, currently the pride of Macau, will use the test to evaluate possibilities aimed at enhancing his motorsport career.
The success in motor racing comes from being competitive both as a team and a driver. As the youthful Ávila has never driven an F3, the choice of a competitive as well as prestigious team was essential. Best fitting this requirement is Carlin Motorsport, who have undertaken numerous programs to train young drivers over the last five seasons. In its roster of drivers who have previously tested and trained with Carlin Motorsport include Jenson Button, Takuma Sato, Anthony Davidson and Kimi Raikkonen.
"I am really pleased to have been given this opportunity. I believe the test I will have with Carlin Motorsport is a positive move towards my career as the team is undoubtedly the best team in British Formula 3 racing. It's a valuable step that I wouldn't want to pass on", said the 17-year old Macau star.
Currently in the newly-formed Macau-based Asia Racing Team (ART Motorsports, Ltd.), Ávila continues to stand within the first three spots of both the China and Asian Formula Renault 2000 Championships. This time, no longer just hoping to get more experience, but have set the goal of renewing his championship titles. In line with this is his careful preparation for the resumption of his previous contact with the highly competitive