Bent Viscaal will officially have a full-time season in Formula 2 in 2021 with Trident, announced today.
Bent Viscaal gets his full-time season opportunity in Formula 2. It has been announced earlier on Wednesday that the 21-year-old Dutch driver will compete in the remaining rounds of the championship with Trident.
Viscaal himself commented on the announcement: “I’m very happy to join Trident for the rest of the season. It will be an absolutely incredible challenge. I’m looking forward to doing it with the great Trident team.
“I think we’ve already made a lot of progress, testing and racing in Bahrain and I’m looking forward to unlocking our potential, ensure what we are capable of, and in general the adventure.”
Team owner Giacomo Ricci also made his comments: “Trident Motorsport extremely pleased to announce that Bent Viscaal will compete with the team in the remaining seven rounds of the FIA Formula 2 Championship.”
“At his first F2 foray in Bahrain, he quickly merged with our team, which provided him with the maximum possible support while learning the ropes in the series, and became increasingly competitive. I am sure that, by joining forces with such a quick and determined racer, we will do an excellent job and achieve remarkable results.”
After the first three races of the season in Bahrain, Bent Viscaal is 18th in the drivers’ standings with the best race result of 12th in the sprint race 2.