|KCMG signs Gary Thompson for 2012 Japanese Formula 3|
DRIVER UPDATE : Formula BMW : Gary Thompson
KCMG has confirmed that Gary Thompson will be back to race with the team in the 2012 season of Japanese Formula 3.
The 19-year-old Dubliner, who made his Formula 3 debut with KCMG, gained an impressive number of podiums and secured his maiden win in Motegi last year - making him the first Irish driver to win a round in the highly competitive Japanese championship.
Running a Toyota powered Dallara F308, KCMG is confident that Thompson can deliver the Japanese Formula 3 championship title this season.
Official pre-season testing for Japanese Formula 3 gets underway in Suzuka Circuit on March 29. Thompson will continue to be backed by longtime supporters, Aviation Display and Achievement.
KCMG Managing Director Paul Ip states, “We are happy to have Gary back on board with us this year for Japanese Formula 3. Gary is a race winner and we are certain that he can deliver the championship this season”.
Thompson, "I'm delighted to be back in Japanese Formula 3 with KCMG. We came close to the championship last year and this year that has to be the goal. I'm looking forward to testing this week in Suzuka. It will be my first time to drive the F308 but I'm very confident that we can be on the pace very early."
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