Italian-based Prema Powerteam has introduced that Sebastian Montoya, the 14-year-old son of IndyCar, F1 and IMSA star Juan Pablo Montoya, has joined its Method four squad for 2020. The Colombian teen has been racing karts within the USA from the age of 8, shifting as much as the OK class ranks final yr, and can make his race automotive debut contesting the complete Italian F4 championship and chosen races of the German ADAC-promoted F4 sequence.
“I’m very excited to begin racing vehicles and to have the chance to race F4 in 2020 with such a terrific group," mentioned Montoya. “Prema is a high group and has all of the gear and other people to assist me be taught and develop as a driver. The competitors shall be powerful however it’s higher as a result of it would make me problem myself on and off monitor."
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Montoya will be a part of three different rookies — Brazil’s Gabriel Bortoleto, Italy’s Gabriele Mini and Sweden’s Dino Beganovic — on Prema’s F4 group.
“We’re delighted to welcome Sebastian to the group, added group principal Angelo Rosin. “He is a superb addition to our line-up and is already experiencing a optimistic transition to single seaters.
“For him, this shall be a studying yr however by what now we have seen thus far, he can rapidly develop into a number one contender. We can not wait to get the season began. It is going to be thrilling to work with so many proficient younger drivers."