Drivers

Nikita Mazepin

Since first taking to the wheel at the tender age of 7, Nikita Mazepin has risen to be highly regarded as one of Formula One’s truly exciting prospects, with his talents securing him a test and reserve driver role for Force India Formula One Team. 

Rising through the ranks of grassroots racing, the Russian stepped up to CIK-FIA World Karting Championship in 2014 with our very own Oliver Oakes and the world-renowned Tony Kart Racing Team, in a supreme showcase of his talent, speed and innate ability for racing, he scaled the podium to take second place. 

Hot off the back of his karting success on a global stage, Nikita made his single-seater debut in the MRF Challenge, where his acute ability to adapt saw him take to the podium in only his second race, underlining his budding future in single-seaters. Graduating to a full season, he geared up to tackle Toyota Racing Series and Formula Renault 2.0 NEC Championship in 2015. Clinching his maiden podium in the Formula Renault 2.0 NEC Championship with a 3rd place finish at Red Bull Ring. 

Last year, Nikita turned his wheel in the FIA Formula 3 Championship, joining Hitech GP for his debut campaign before contesting in the prestigious Macau Grand Prix. With the bit between his teeth and a taste for silverware, Nikita is excited to return to the track for his second season with the Hitech GP squad. 

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Jake Hughes

Jake Hughes hasn’t wasted any time in proving his worth as one of the most exciting young British drivers around.

Bitten by the bug, the BRDC Superstar burst into the single-seater scene taking the inaugural BRDC Formula 4 crown in his debut year — sweeping up four wins and six podiums on the way.

Jake continued to impress on the European scene, taking multiple wins and podiums in the 2014 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC & 2015 FR Alps and Eurocup Championships, ending the year as Formula Renault 2.0 Alps vice-champion.

Last year saw Jake graduate to GP3, gracing the podium in his debut outing. His raw speed and talent shone against the highly competitive grid, as he claimed two victories in Hockenheim and Abu Dhabi. 

Making his FIA Formula 3 debut in the final round at Hockenheim, he scored two front row starts and one podium finish, scaling to sixth place in his debut at the prestigious Macau Grand Prix in November. 

Eager to build on his experience last season, Jake returns to the FIA Formula 3 Championship to tackle his first full-length season as part of the Hitech GP squad. 

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Ralf Aron

Since taking the karting world by storm in his native Estonia, Ralf Aron has been on a one-way track to success. With two karting championships and one vice-championship to his name, young Ralf made his single-seaters debut in 2014, to the tune of remarkable success. 

Taking to the wheel of the Formula Renault 1.6 NEZ Championship, he tallied three wins, four fastest laps and one pole position on his way to be crowned vice-champion. Further building on his success in the Renault 1.6 engined machinery, Ralf’s supreme pace and ability powered him to five victories in the Swedish championship. Before rounding off his first full season in single-seaters securing the Italian F4 Championship Winter Trophy title. 

With victory in his sights, the Estonian racer geared up to tackle the Italian Formula 4 Championship in 2015 setting his campaign off to a flying start by collecting the trinity of pole position, fastest lap and race win in his first outing. Picking up nine wins, he stormed to take the championship title by an impressive margin.
Last year, Ralf contested his first season of FIA Formula 3 and impressed with his raw speed and talent, shooting to claim his first victory at Hungaroring. With a catalogue of results and bags of potential, Ralf joins Hitech GP’s strong squad with full-focus on victory.

Nikita Mazepin

Since first taking to the wheel at the tender age of 7, Nikita Mazepin has risen to be highly regarded as one of Formula One’s truly exciting prospects, with his talents securing him a test and reserve driver role for Force India Formula One Team. 

Rising through the ranks of grassroots racing, the Russian stepped up to CIK-FIA World Karting Championship in 2014 with our very own Oliver Oakes and the world-renowned Tony Kart Racing Team, in a supreme showcase of his talent, speed and innate ability for racing, he scaled the podium to take second place. 

Hot off the back of his karting success on a global stage, Nikita made his single-seater debut in the MRF Challenge, where his acute ability to adapt saw him take to the podium in only his second race, underlining his budding future in single-seaters. Graduating to a full season, he geared up to tackle Toyota Racing Series and Formula Renault 2.0 NEC Championship in 2015. Clinching his maiden podium in the Formula Renault 2.0 NEC Championship with a 3rd place finish at Red Bull Ring. 

Last year, Nikita turned his wheel in the FIA Formula 3 Championship, joining Hitech GP for his debut campaign before contesting in the prestigious Macau Grand Prix. With the bit between his teeth and a taste for silverware, Nikita is excited to return to the track for his second season with the Hitech GP squad. 

nikitamazepin.com

Jake Hughes

Jake Hughes hasn’t wasted any time in proving his worth as one of the most exciting young British drivers around.

Bitten by the bug, the BRDC Superstar burst into the single-seater scene taking the inaugural BRDC Formula 4 crown in his debut year — sweeping up four wins and six podiums on the way.

Jake continued to impress on the European scene, taking multiple wins and podiums in the 2014 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC & 2015 FR Alps and Eurocup Championships, ending the year as Formula Renault 2.0 Alps vice-champion.

Last year saw Jake graduate to GP3, gracing the podium in his debut outing. His raw speed and talent shone against the highly competitive grid, as he claimed two victories in Hockenheim and Abu Dhabi. 

Making his FIA Formula 3 debut in the final round at Hockenheim, he scored two front row starts and one podium finish, scaling to sixth place in his debut at the prestigious Macau Grand Prix in November. 

Eager to build on his experience last season, Jake returns to the FIA Formula 3 Championship to tackle his first full-length season as part of the Hitech GP squad. 

jakehughesracing.co.uk

Ralf Aron

Since taking the karting world by storm in his native Estonia, Ralf Aron has been on a one-way track to success. With two karting championships and one vice-championship to his name, young Ralf made his single-seaters debut in 2014, to the tune of remarkable success. 

Taking to the wheel of the Formula Renault 1.6 NEZ Championship, he tallied three wins, four fastest laps and one pole position on his way to be crowned vice-champion. Further building on his success in the Renault 1.6 engined machinery, Ralf’s supreme pace and ability powered him to five victories in the Swedish championship. Before rounding off his first full season in single-seaters securing the Italian F4 Championship Winter Trophy title. 

With victory in his sights, the Estonian racer geared up to tackle the Italian Formula 4 Championship in 2015 setting his campaign off to a flying start by collecting the trinity of pole position, fastest lap and race win in his first outing. Picking up nine wins, he stormed to take the championship title by an impressive margin.
Last year, Ralf contested his first season of FIA Formula 3 and impressed with his raw speed and talent, shooting to claim his first victory at Hungaroring. With a catalogue of results and bags of potential, Ralf joins Hitech GP’s strong squad with full-focus on victory.

Tadasuke Makino

Since carving his craft in karts as a teenager, Japanese-born Tadasuke Makino has risen to be one of motorsport’s most talented young drivers, with this very talent earning him the accolade as one of Honda’s top protégés within Honda’s Formula Dream Project.

Graduating to single-seaters in 2015, Tadasuke’s potential shone with an impressive debut, taking a double victory in his first turn of the wheel. His glittering campaign continued to tally six wins, four pole positions and three fastest laps, on his way to be crowned vice-champion in his rookie year. 

Last year, the Honda protégé’s single-seater career rose to an All-Japan Formula Three Championship, finishing a respectable fifth in the standings, with one pole position and four podium finishes. 

But with outstanding versatility, Tadasuke made his foray into the world of GT racing, where he contested three races in the GT500 class of the Super GT Championship. Another impressive debut for the Japanese racer, saw him qualify on the front row and finished second, becoming the youngest GT500 podium placer in history.

Tadasuke is well poised to tackle his first season outside of his native Japan, with a wide array of experience and proven pace, he joins Hitech GP dynamic squad for the FIA Formula 3 Championship. 

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Tadasuke Makino

Since carving his craft in karts as a teenager, Japanese-born Tadasuke Makino has risen to be one of motorsport’s most talented young drivers, with this very talent earning him the accolade as one of Honda’s top protégés within Honda’s Formula Dream Project.

Graduating to single-seaters in 2015, Tadasuke’s potential shone with an impressive debut, taking a double victory in his first turn of the wheel. His glittering campaign continued to tally six wins, four pole positions and three fastest laps, on his way to be crowned vice-champion in his rookie year. 

Last year, the Honda protégé’s single-seater career rose to an All-Japan Formula Three Championship, finishing a respectable fifth in the standings, with one pole position and four podium finishes. 

But with outstanding versatility, Tadasuke made his foray into the world of GT racing, where he contested three races in the GT500 class of the Super GT Championship. Another impressive debut for the Japanese racer, saw him qualify on the front row and finished second, becoming the youngest GT500 podium placer in history.

Tadasuke is well poised to tackle his first season outside of his native Japan, with a wide array of experience and proven pace, he joins Hitech GP dynamic squad for the FIA Formula 3 Championship. 

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