Thursday, March 7, 2019

Nicolai joins Carlin for 2019 Euroformula Open Championship

Infinity Sports Management are proud to confirm Danish racer Nicolai Kjaergaard will contest the 2019 Euroformula Open Championship, together with Carlin. Remaining with the British team, with whom he challenged in the BRDC British Formula Three Championship last year. Making the step up into the European Series, Nicolai as he joins the ever-expanding Championship for the upcoming year.

Hot off the back of a strong season in 2018, fighting at the forefront of the BRDC British F3 Championship title race. Nicolai concluded the year as the Vice-Champion having taken a total of five impressive victories, ten podiums and three pole positions.

Turning his attention to the European racing scene, Nicolai begins his season today, taking part in pre-season testing with the team. Ahead of the official pre-season test which gets underway in Barcelona, prior to the opening Euroformula Open race event next month in Paul Ricard.

Looking forward to a competitive year ahead, Nicolai commented:

“It is fantastic to have signed for Carlin again. I am really looking forward to working with them and continuing my learning curve and results from last year. I feel like home within the team and they are very professional in their approach. Therefore, I'm am confident that we will have another strong season!”

Carlin Team Principal Trevor Carlin added:

“It’s great to have Nicolai back with us for another season following what was an impressive year with us in the BRDC British F3 Championship. He proved to be an exciting racer to watch and he gave a good fight as he battled for the wins all season long. I look forward to continuing our strong relationship and can’t wait to see what he can achieve this year.”

Infinity Director Harry Soden echoed:

“I am really happy that Nicolai and Carlin are continuing their relationship for another season and see no reason why it can’t be as successful as the last one. I think the Euro Series is a fantastic opportunity for Nicolai to spread his wings in Europe and compete on some of the best GP circuits around”

The Euroformula Open Championship will see Nicolai take to the track for nine round, on some of the most famous tracks in the world. Taking on circuits where he benefits from experience such as Silverstone and Spa, the series will also poses new challenges in the form of current Formula One venues in Hungary, Austria and Italy. Nicolai will tackle the championship head on, when the season begins at Paul Ricard on 27th=28th April.