Highly-rated Czech National Team driver Roman will start a new chapter in his career in 2019 by making the leap from karts to single-seater competition.
The youngster has progressed through the European kart racing ranks and arrives in the Formula 4 category with an impressive reputation. He’s ready to show his mettle in both the German and Italian series.
The highly-rated Frenchman joins the Sauber Junior Team programme with a regional Formula 4 title to his name.
He was the standout driver in the 2018 South East Asia Formula 4 Championship and has also tasted Formula 3 machinery during the European off season, finishing on the podium in his maiden Asian F3 Winter Series race.
The 15-year-old joins the Sauber Junior Team programme with an exemplary record in karting as a Formula 4 rookie in 2018.
With three French national karting titles to his name, he then finished P3 in the OK-J World Championship and became a winner in the CIK-FIA OK European Championship in 2017. A successful move into the French F4 series followed in 2018 as he won the Junior title and finished P3 overall.
Introduced in 2014, the Formula 4 category represents the first step on the FIA’s ladder of progression for junior racing drivers.
In partnership with US Racing, Charouz Racing System won the 2018 ADAC Formula 4 Championship title with Lirim Zendeli.
The Sauber Junior Team F4 cars are powered by a 1.4-litre turbocharged engine that develops 160hp.
The German and Italian F4 series run to the same technical regulations, making it easy for teams to contest both during the same season.