Austrian racing driver Ferdinand von Habsburg made his DTM debut this weekend, when the 2019 series kicked off at the Hockenheimring in Germany. The 21-year old rookie was impressed with R-Motorsport’s competitiveness with the new Aston Martin Vantage DTM car and showed a glimpse of the potential this season could bring.
The seventh round of the 2018 FIA European F3 Championship took place in Misano this weekend and practice began under the scorching hot Italian sun. But, the rain arrived on Saturday, creating the ideal conditions for Habsburg to bounce-back after a hard-fought first half of his 2018 season.
Not many racers will ever compete alongside their manager but, this weekend (14-15 April), Ferdinand Habsburg (AUT) and his manager Jamie Campbell Walter (GBR) will contest International GT Open at Estoril together in a Drivex Mercedes AMG GT3.
Ferdinand Habsburg will return to Carlin Racing this season to contest the FIA European F3 Championship and says he is better prepared than ever to make a title-winning assault with the world-class team.
Up-and-coming racing superstar Ferdinand Habsburg has finished his debut endurance motor race, Daytona 24 Hours, in fifth place overall in the #78 Jackie Chan DC Racing by JOTA Oreca LMP2, alongside Ho-Pin Tung, Alex Brundle and Antonio Felix Da Costa.
Ferdinand Habsburg, star of the 2017 Macau GP, says his approach to Daytona 24 Hours in the Jackie Chan DC Racing JOTA LMP2 will be very different to the ‘all or bust’ attitude that saw his heroic display of skill and bravery catch the attention of the world’s motorsport media and fans late last year.
Ferdinand Habsburg cemented his name as one of the leading young single-seater drivers this weekend, as he performed a stand-out performance from start to finish with Carlin Racing in the FIA F3 World Cup at Macau GP.