FF3: Hayes to race French F3 in 2002

Silverstone 08 January 2002 - Northern Ireland& ...

Silverstone 08 January 2002 - Northern Ireland’s Derek Hayes will contest the 16 round French Formula 3 Championship in 2002 with the LD Autosport team.

Macau Grand Prix Lap Record holder Hayes will also contest all the non-championship international events at Pau, Silverstone, Zandvoort, Spa, Macau, Korea and Dubai.

Hayes will again lead a 3 car team and is very up beat about his prospects.

On the decision to race in France, Hayes was emphatic“ The French championship in 2002 gives me the best chance to show what I am capable of doing. I am also looking forward to contesting all seven International races which are a very important stage.”

“ I want to go out and win, win, win“ he adds“ Being Mr Consistency with 2nds & 3rds is one thing however winning is what it is all about and I want to be the first British Driver to win the French Title.”

Hayes will be contesting the 2002 spec Mugen-Honda powered Dallara F302. Testing is scheduled to start in March.

- www.derekhayesracing.com

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Series Other open wheel
Drivers Derek Hayes