Ferdinand Habsburg (AUT) finished just outside the points in both DTM races at Assen – also known as the Cathedral of Speed – this weekend (20/21 July) in his #62 Aston Martin Vantage DTM car run by R-Motorsport.
DTM rookie Ferdinand Habsburg (AUT) piloted the #62 R-Motorsport Aston Martin Vantage DTM car to its second top-ten finish of the season in race one at the Norisring this weekend. In race two, he narrowly missed out on the points by just one position making it his most successful DTM weekend to date.
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.