The Indian motorsport racer, Kush Maini has teamed up with the Dutch racing brand, MP Motorsport to kickstart his debut season in the FIA Formula Three Championship. The 21-year-old athlete based in Bengaluru is supported by the Indian franchise, JK racing.
This appointment is the result of the numerous strong performances showcased by the star racer in recent motorsport tournaments. This includes featuring in the F3 Asian Championship authorised by FIA and claiming the second position in the British F3 Championship 2020. Through this deal, the athlete will now be able to depict his skillset and calibre at Formula One Grand Prix Weekends.
With this signing, Kush Maini joined elite racers like Alexander Smolyar from Russia and Caio Collet from Brazil that represent the team at the international level.
Kush Maini gave his insights on the partnership and said, “I’m excited to join MP Motorsport for my first year in FIA F3. In 2021, MP proved to be race winners and in the final standings, they were the only FIA F3 team to have two rookies finish in the top-ten. This shows their ability to coach rookie drivers on their way to immediately performing well in the series. I can’t wait to get going for pre-season testing and the first round at Bahrain!”
MP Motorsport team principal, Sander Dorsman, also conveyed his opinions on the signing and said, “I’m pleased to welcome Kush to our FIA F3 team. In the past few years, Kush has proved himself extremely well at regional F3 levels, now it’s time for him to step up to FIA F3. I’m sure he will mix well with Alex and Caio, and we will do our best to help him shine during each of the nine-race weekends coming up in the championship.”
The genetics of racing runs in the family of the sportsperson as his brother Arjun Maini also competed in FIA F2 and F3.