This partnership represents BWT’s first involvement in the FIA Formula 2 Championship. The team, which will compete under the new name of BWT Arden, and will field 2017 FIA European Formula 3 title contender Maximilian Günther, as well as 2017 GP3 Series front runner and Honda Junior Driver Nirei Fukuzumi.
Arden International Team Principle and CEO, Garry Horner, says: “We are delighted to announce our new and exciting collaboration with BWT, which will see the Arden team sporting the striking BWT colour scheme in FIA Formula 2 this year. BWT are committed supporters of motorsport and I am particularly proud that they have chosen Arden to expand their brand into Formula 2 from this season."
BWT Marketing Manager, Lutz Hübner, says: “In addition to our existing involvement in Formula 1, Formula 3 and Formula 4, BWT is now joining forces with British team Arden International and will compete under the new name BWT Arden. We are delighted that one of the Formula 2 cars will be piloted by the German/Austrian driver, Maximilian Günther, who made a successful start in Formula 3 in our own BWT colours in 2017.“
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Our Research & Development teams use the latest methods developed to work on new processes and materials to create products that are both ecological and economical. A key development issue is a reduction in the products’ consumption of operating resources and energy to minimise CO2 emissions. www.bwt-group.com
Arden International Motorsport was created at the beginning of 1997 in order to contest the FIA Formula 3000 Championship.
From its origins of racing in the FIA F3000 Championship, Arden has, over the last 10 years expanded its race operations to include the FIA Formula 2, GP3 Series, Formula Renault 3.5 V8 Championship, Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup and FIA British F4 Championships.
Additionally, Arden International will from this season, field a pair of Aston Martin Vantage V12s in the Blancpain GT Pro Class under the banner of R-Motorsport.
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