Final round venue of 2013 Formula Masters Series confirmed

Date posted on January 23, 2013 · Published by Mark Goddard

_The new VW supported Formula Masters China Series (formerly F. Pilota China) using the Tatuus Formula Pilota chassis powered by German F3 VW engines will end the season at the Shanghai F1 Circuit on October 27th. The six event, 18 race series is the only credible International junior Formula Car Series for young career orientated drivers in the Asia Pacific region. The season starts at Zhuhai Circuit in China on May 12 before moving to Shanghai on May 26, Ordos in China on June 30, Inje Korea on August 11, Sepang Malaysia on September 15th before ending back in China at Shanghai. The team is evaluating drivers at Sepang on February 11-12 and 18-19. If you think you have what it takes to join the 2012 F. Pilota Championship winning team contact to book a seat._
The successful Formula Pilota China Series has been renamed Formula Masters and will be powered by slightly detuned German F3 specification VW engines. VW are using the series to develop the future stars of tomorrow and they in particular are hoping to nurture potential GT professionals as they have three GT championships in the region. If a future F1 star is found all the better. “I truly believe drivers from all over World should seriously consider the series. It offers a genuine opportunity to be discovered by a major manufacturer in what is now the most important region for most major car manufacturers” remarked Team Principal, Mark Goddard. “It also allows drivers to learn their craft if they are following the F1 path. Last year our graduates were racing in F1 (Daniel Ricciardo with Toro Rosso) winning in GP3, (Marlon Stockinger), driving for the works TOM’S Toyota team (Richard Bradley) and winning in Formula Gulf (Natasha Seatter)and the Ferrari 358 Asia Challenge (Pasin Lathouras).”