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©Gruppe C / Hoch Zwei/ ADAC Motorsport

Zendeli stays one step ahead

With four victories in six races, Zendeli currently dominates ADAC F4.

German racer Lirim Zendeli, racing with US Racing CHRS this season, is currently the measure of all things in ADAC F4.
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©Gruppe C / Hoch Zwei/ ADAC Motorsport
©Gruppe C / Hoch Zwei/ ADAC Motorsport

Mick Wishofer secures first victory

Austrian racer climbs onto top step of the podium after 27 F4 races.

Following 11 class wins, along with securing the Rookie title in 2017, Austrian racer Mick Wishofer built on his success, securing his first victory after race 3 in Hockenheim.
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©Thomas Suer/ ADAC Motorsport
©Thomas Suer/ ADAC Motorsport

Olli Caldwell celebrates maiden win

Caldwell brings British sound to German podium ceremony.

After 20 laps in 30 exciting minutes around the 3,667km long Oschersleben circuit, it was Prema Theodore Racing driver Oliver "Olli" Caldwell who climbed onto the top step of the podium in race 3 on Sunday afternoon.
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©Uwe Scheller
©Uwe Scheller

Impressions from Oschersleben 2018

The first race weekend in pictures.

With big and many thanks to Uwe Scheller for delivering all those great moments from the first ADAC F4 race weekend in Oschersleben.

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©f4uschampionship.com

Eduardo Barrichello makes single-seater debut in US Formula 4

Rubens Barrichello's son joins US F4.

Eduardo Barrichello will join DC Autosport and partners with Steve Bamford for the 2018 Formula 4 United States Championship "Powered by Honda".
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©ADAC Motorsport

Van Amersfoort Racing to field five cars in 2018

Two experienced racers and three unknown faces join the Dutch team.

With Charles Weerts and Frederik Vesti, Van Amersfoort Racing welcomes two experienced ADAC F4 drivers within the team who are joined by three new faces on the German grid Joey Alders, Lucas Alecco Roy and Liam Lawson.
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©autofocusbg/ Prema

Jack Doohan gears up for 2019 by contesting five Formula 4 rounds with Prema

At the age of just 15, Jack Doohan lays the foundation for his future in motorsport by joining Prema Theodore Racing for 2018.

After impressing in go-kart racing both in his native Australia and on the international stage, the Red Bull Junior Driver will make his single-seater debut with Prema in five rounds between the Italian and German championship.
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©Prema Theodore Racing
©Prema Theodore Racing

Olli Caldwell joins Prema for German and Italian F4 championship

Home-grown British talent plans to race in in Formula 1.

To pursue his plan to become a Formula 1 driver one day, Caldwell is now working on his international breakthrough by joining Prema Theodore Racing to compete in both the German and Italian Formula 4 series in 2018.
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©KDC Racing
©KDC Racing

KDC Racing enters ADAC Formula 4

F4 Racing Team founded by Monisha Kaltenborn and Emily di Comberti.

Monisha Kaltenborn, best known as former CEO and Team Principal of Sauber F1, has collaborated with Franco-Monegasque entrepreneur Emily di Comberti to launch KDC Racing in Formula 4.
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©ADAC Motorsport

Enzo Fittipaldi and Gianluca Petecof announced as first Prema drivers for 2018

Two Ferrari Driver Academy backed racers ready to get behind the wheel of their Prema cars.

Brazil's Enzo Fittipaldi and Gianluca Petecof are confirmed as the first two drivers for the 2018 season at Prema Theodore Racing. Both young guns will compete in the German and Italian F4 Championships.
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©BWT Mücke Motorsport
©BWT Mücke Motorsport

William Alatalo joins BWT Mücke Motorsport in F4 Italian Championship and F4 UAE

The 15-year-old will make his debut with the Berlin-based team on the 2nd and 3rd of February in Abu Dhabi within F4 UAE.

William Alatalo joins BWT Mücke Motorsport for the upcoming season in the Formula 4 Italian Championship, along with two races in F4 UAE.
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©Joan Codina
©Joan Codina

David Schumacher to start for US Racing

David Schumacher gets ready to enter ADAC F4 with US Racing.

After a first taste of the ADAC F4 race car during testing, the German has extended his preparations towards the 2018 season by contesting his first race in the second round of the Formula 4 UAE series..
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©Joan Codina
©Joan Codina

The man behind the camera: Introducing photographer Joan Codina

AF4 tribute to thank Joan Codina for his great work and help in the 2017 season.

During the 2017 season, Joan Codina was so kind to supply the ADAC Formula 4 Tribe with his pictures. But who is Joan and how did he get involved with photography? I caught up with the man from Spain.
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©BWT Mücke Motorsport
©BWT Mücke Motorsport

Former F4 drivers enter 24H Dubai race with BWT Mücke Motorsport

Mike David Ortmann and Ricardo Feller to get behind the wheel of an Audi R8 LMS.

It is not only important to direct attention to the young racers of ADAC Formula 4, but help to bring light to their way up the career ladder as they progress. Today, our focus is on Germany's Mike David Ortmann and Switzerland's Ricardo Feller. planned.
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©BWT Mücke Motorsport
©BWT Mücke Motorsport

Ido Cohen becomes first Israeli in ADAC F4 with BWT Mücke Motorsport

Ido Cohen wants to fire up his motorsport career in Europe.

The preparations for the 2018 Formula 4 season are picking up speed, with Israel's Ido Cohen strengthening the BWT Mücke Motorsport squad. For the 16-year-old, a full season in ADAC Formula 4 as well as stakes in the Italian equivalent are planned.
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©BWT Mücke Motorsport
©BWT Mücke Motorsport

Niklas Krütten joins BWT Mücke Motorsport

Young German talent Niklas Krütten ready to jump into single-seater racing.

 

The German BWT Mücke Motorsport squad is aiming for the ADAC F4 Rookie Championship with Niklas Krütten. The 15-year-old will also take part in both the Italian and UAE Formula 4 Championships. Read the whole story here.



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©Gruppe C GmbH/ ADAC Motorsport

Pirelli stays as tyre supplier for the next three years

Visiting Italian tyre manufacturer wins tendering process.

The tender process started at the beginning of August, with tyre manufacturer Pirelli staying on top in the transparent, non-discriminatory process. As a fact, Pirelli will continue to supply tyres until the end of 2020. > Full story <



©Gruppe C GmbH/ ADAC Motorsport
©Gruppe C GmbH/ ADAC Motorsport

ADAC Formula 4 continues to rely on Abarth power

Abarth stays on as engine partner, Tatuus continues to deliver chassis

Since the introduction of ADAC Formula 4 in 2015, Abarth have supplied the four-cylinder 1.4-litre turbocharged engine, producing 160 horsepower. For the next two seasons, the German series will continue to use the turbo engines from Italy. > Full story <



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©ADAC Motorsport

FIA World Motor Sport Council announces safety update for all F4 cars

Mandatory safety update for all F4 Championships on 01 March 2018

 

The FIA World Motor Sport Council approved updated Technical Regulations for all homologated F4 cars, following on from their meeting on 21st September in Paris. > Full story <



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©ADAC Motorsport

ATS new rim supplier in 2018

Latest ADAC Formula 4 partner will stay for the next three years

With the 2017 ADAC Formula 4 season reaching its end with the final event in Hockenheim, the preparations for 2018 are into full swing. On Thursday, the German series announced ATS as their new partner to supply rims in the 2018 season.
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©Annika Göcke
©Annika Göcke

ADAC Formula 4 testings

Visiting the official testings and Media Day of ADAC Formula 4.

Time to start the 2017 season with a two-day test and media day at Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. The articles were published in English on racing24-7.net/en and DriveTribe.



DriveTribe meeting in London

My first trip to the UK!

You can find more about the DriveTribe meeting with its founder Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May and Ernesto Schmitt here: drivetribe.com