Huge thanks to #TravelPlanet and Hitech GP for such an amazing and successful experience in FIA F3: the Team gave me the best advices and the right method to handle the challenge with the best conditions !
I’m delighted to have brought them my first 5 points with this 6th positions this weekend 🙏🏻
Next week-end I’m back with my VAR team for the 3rd round of the Formula Regional European Championship at Red Bull Ring !
Really happy to pick up my first points in FIA F3 during my second weekend in the category !
What an amazing race weekend ! Huge thanks to Hitech GP 🙏🏻 … The car was Mega 💪🏻🔥
Race 1 : P30 👉🏻 P18
Race 2 : P18 👉🏻 P7
I’m really grateful for the confidence placed in me from Hitech GP and #Travelplanet.
Now let’s focus on this weekend where I will do my best to bring the team a consistent result !
5 positions gained in the first 3 laps with a very good pace during the first part of the race, aiming for a top 15 on the most technical circuit of the year !
Unfortunately, I couldn’t finish the race after being kicked out into the wall by another driver !
Really happy about my speed and my improvements during this meeting !
Big Thanks to the whole Hitech GP team for the great work and the methods they gave me during this weekend 💪🏻
Some great improvements in terms of speed today with 5 positions gained and second half of race pace within P5 to P12 guys. I need to work on consistency and tire managment, but I’m learning a lot !
We keep pushing for tomorrow race 2 at 9:45
Really frustrated not been able to complete my push laps in qualification: first one due to Red Flag, second one due to an incident in front of me and then the rain came when we put the second set of new tire.
I really love and enjoy the driving of this FIA Formula 3 Championship and I will do my best to bring to the Team a better well deserved result tomorrow !
I’m extremely proud and excited to participate in the next FIA F3 rounds with Hitech GP, one of the top F3 teams !
I know it’s going to be a huge challenge but I will do everything I can to give the team as strong as a result as they deserve.
I’ll be working hard with the team, as well as Liam and Dennis, to ensure I deliver !
Many thanks to Hitech GP for this opportunity, to my partners and all the Van Amersfoort Racing Management allowing me to race between 2 races of my Formula Regional Championship !
Extremely positive race weekend at home !
3 podiums and some great battles with the 3 F1 Junior Drivers ! Very happy of this weekend !
Many thanks for your support and big up to my VAR team for this amazing job 💪🏻🔥
Let’s continue on this way !
Close to a second overall podium today after a great fight on track with Juri Vips. Finishing P4 and P3 in rookie in race 2 💪🏻
Looking forward for some great battles in race 3 with these guys tomorrow morning 👊🏼🔥
Happy and proud of the work done by my Van Amersfoort Racing team to pick up this double podium overall and rookie 💪🏻🔥 Between 3 F1 Junior Drivers : Ferrari and Red Bull !
Let’s continue on race 2
To set 3rd race grid, a good 2nd laptime of Quali 2 is required as well as consistency. Another P3 behind 2 drivers of the Ferrari Driver Academy and in front of a Red Bull Junior driver !
I would have really like to offer this first pole to my team, but I consider also this year as a rebuilding season for me after only 4 races last year, and I’m proud of our progression as a team !
I’m now ready to fight starting 3 times from the second row for my « Home GP » !
I did a solid first part of Q2 staying in P1 till 5mins to the end, while the track improved by over 5 tenth between the 2 Quali: the adaptation was required 😉 and after the cool down lap, I had to deal with a bit of traffic: in the meantime 2 of the 4 Prema’s improved, putting me P3 at the end.
I manage to stay in front of Red Bull Junior driver Juri Vips who’s announced to be the next Dams F2 driver to replace Gelael for the rest of the season. Looking forward to having great battles on track !
Unbelievable performance to be in only 130 thousands in P4 together with 3 Junior F1 Team drivers … and with 3 cars from 3 différent teams Kic, Prema & VAR !
The competitiveness in this Formula Regional is really high !Unfortunately I couldn’t put the lap together from my side… Forgetting this fact, I could have realised a well deserved first Pole for my team in this championship !
2 great test days in Spielberg at Red Bull Ring ! Awesome job from the whole Team, my car was rapid in wet and dry conditions. Best preparation for the next race at Paul Ricard ! 💪👌
Going back home with a strong first quali and a podium !
We set with my Van Amersfoort Racing Team a solid baseline for the season and I now need to improve my starts for next race at Circuit Paul Ricard !
PS: Big up to my mechanics crew for the great job they accomplished in these very hot conditions ! 💪
First time ever on this mythical F1 track … It was great to get back on track following obviously the quarantine rules in the pits with Van Amersfoort Racing Team !
Second day tomorrow, stay tuned ! 👌👍
First victory today in Brands Hatch !
A start from the front row of the grid, a well-managed race and an intense finish with a great battle with S.Kuitert and V.Martins … and a victory at the end!
Thanks to this result I moved up from 12th to the 4th place in this E-championship !
( Watch the video on my Facebook page )
I have been selected for an Online F3 championship whith more than 45 drivers involved coming from several international Formula series: I took this opportunity as a real challenge!
Waiting for the updated program of the 2020 “real” Formula 3 Regional championship, I’m fully focused on this “virtual” championship against real drivers !
The first 4 rounds have been tough but instructive: facing about 40 drivers, I performed very well in qualifying, achieving two TOP 3 results in the first 4 rounds.
During the past weeks at home, I maintained an intensive training like most of top athletes, differently but diligently 😉
In January I had asked the team to provide me with a pro simulator at home to extend the work done with the engineers at the factory. Huge thanks to the whole VAR team for having successfully completed this project despite the circumstances, for having finalized and delivered this simulator at the beginning of April.
It is just amazing and it allows me to keep on working on the professional platforms iRacing and Assetto Corsa for a few weeks!
First test completed on the Paul Ricard Circuit. The weather conditions were perfect with a dry track on the first day and a wet one on the second. It was a very productive test during which I really enjoyed driving this F3 racing car.
The prep’ continues for the team in the coming weeks between new test days and Sim’ work at the factory !
After 5 months of intense work and some promising test days during the last months of 2019, we are very happy to officially announce that we signed with the prestigious Dutch team VAR. We never stopped our efforts and thanks to the total confidence of Travel Planet , we are now able to go further in the Formula 3 Regional European Championship.
Right after Red Bull Ring and Monza, It was another great opportunity to be part of the testing program with the successful Team Van Amersfoort: Barcelona and Valencia was the chosen circuits and I’ve had a blast at the wheel of their car ! Let’s hope now for a great seat for 2020 !
I’m proud and honoured to be chosen among the 4 drivers testing the Formula Regional with the prestigious Prema Powerteam. It was a real challenge being on track with such talented drivers as Arthur Leclerc, Gianluca Petecof and Roman Staneck, all members of famous Formula One Academy such as Sauber and Ferrari Driver Academy. I’m proud of my performances with the best lap times the last day !
A very good comeback this weekend at Spa-francorchamps with a Top 10 and 6 positions won in the race this Sunday for my second F3 meeting!
Congratulations to the whole RP Motorsport team for the work they have done over the past few weeks : look forward to continue this progress in the next race in Hungary !
Really happy to finally be back on track during this first weekend of Euroformula Open F3: My first real test !
Without winter driving, we used theses 4 days to work with the team and gain as much experience as possible.
Despite a steady improvement throughout the weekend, we were unable to fight on equal terms due to a technical deficit beyond the team’s control.
As a result, my Team RP Motorpsot decided to change the whole engine package. We’ll be back for Spa.
Racing Car Team: Campos racing F3
Best lap time to the EuroF3 Rookie tests – Barcelona
For his first day in a Formula 3 Pierre-Louis was really impressive with good speed and constant pace. He finished this super fun day winning the best timelap and congrats from the Campos racing team !
Victory at the final 2018 meeting in Paul Ricard race track.
The French F4 championship finished on the Paul Ricard circuit. A very positive meeting for Pierre-Louis who finished the season on a very positive way being back on the top step of the podium in race 2, one year after his first win in the category and achieving a superb final with no less than 8 overtakings , the best timelap and the best pace in the race.
He got 2 podiums in the F4 FFSA series at Spa-Francorchamps.
After a busy first part of the French F4 championship clouded by technical problems, Pierre-Louis got back on the podium in Spa-Francorchamps and in Jerez with spectacular overtakings.
Finalist and first french driver at the Volant Winfield
Spotted by Venturi Formula E Team Monaco, Pierre-Louis was the youngest driver selected for the first Academy preparing the young talents to the new Formula E technologies.
Thanks to his great results he became one of their simulator drivers with Dorian Boccolacci for example.
A first victory in single-seater at only 15 years old on the F1 circuit Paul Ricard – Le Castellet.
For his debut in single-seater, and after only few days of testing, Pierre-Louis managed to take the win after a start from the 3rd position during the final French F4 championship meeting of the 2017 season with great competitors !
Junior French FFSA go-kart champion: a great championship with 5 races with 20 selected talented drivers aged 14/15 by the French Federation. The events were organised with the same chassis & engines for everybody.
Victory at the Senior French Championship on the Lavilledieu circuit. For his first race in this Elite category on a very challenging track, Pierre-Louis set the Pole Position by 6 thousands of second.
Thank to the great work of the PBM Team of Renato Merlin, Pierre-Louis won the semi-final and the final: a great achievement at 15 years old !
For his debut with the CRG Official Team, with 110 others Junior competitors, Pierre-Louis managed to reached the final race among the 32 best drivers for his first European Championship race.
Starting from the 30th position, he crossed the finish line at the 17th spot, a very decent result.
With his continued hard work and drive, Pierre-Louis set and still holds the track record on the famous Lonato circuit in the Junior Category.
Racing with Go-kart Team, Dino Chiesa/Crg Factory 2016.
Thanks to fellow driver Adrien Tambay, Pierre-Louis was invited to a test week-end on the Lonato circuit next to Lago di Garda in presence of the officials international teams.
He was spotted by the Team Principal Dino Chiesa (the Lewis Hamilton & Nico Rosberg’s mentor) and invited come aboard the famous CRG Team for the season!
During the IAME World Championship at Le Mans, racing for the first time as a Junior (with a bigger go-kart than the young categories), Pierre-Louis finished in 10th position at the qualification, only 3/10th of a second from the Pole Position!
For his second participation to the French Championship, Pierre-Louis was one of the favorites to win the Cadet category title. He finished second for the Pole Position and also won several qualifying heats.
Unfortunately after competing among the top 5 drivers in the final, he was forced to retire before the checkered flag.
Pierre-Louis became South of France Champion in Cadet Category
Racing in the Cadet category, Pierre-Louis set and still holds many of track lap records on these circuits:
Salon de Provence
After less than one year of racing, Pierre-Louis earned his first Pole Position, despite unfavorable weather conditions.
This was the beginning of his marked talent, over taking Theo Pourchaire, the French Champion in Minime & Cadet category 2013 & 2014.
For his first championship, Pierre-Louis finished 2nd at the South of France Championship with great battles on track against the more experienced driver Arnaud Malizia: spotted by his team, Pierre-Louis would be integrated for the 2015 season after a test day in Brignoles.
6 months after being introduced to the world of motorsport racing, Pierre-Louis registered to his first go-kart race on the famous circuit of Valence where Jenson Button reached the second position during the 1995 World Championship. He came away with a 4th place finish. This would mark the beginning of a successful career in motorsport for Pierre-Louis.
Having sold his motocross bike, Pierre-Louis bought his first go-kart from Soheil Ayari, a French successful driver in F3000 and winner of the Macau GP.
His introduction on the Brignoles circuit, he was accompanied by GT driver, Stephane Ortelli, winner of the 1990 Volant Elf and the 1998 24H of Le Mans.
What an interesting 2020 Formula 3 Regional Championship : We’ll race around the greatest tracks in Europe, some of which are used by Formula 1 !