Moroccan karting sensation Sami Taoufik will spend his first season in car racing in the Formula Renault Eurocup after signing for Arden Motorsport.
Taoufik, who is the current CIK-FIA European OK champion, made his single-seater debut earlier this year in Formula 4 UAE, taking a best finish of second, after tests with Arden’s Formula Renault squad.
?I?m very excited to race this season with a spectacular team and strong team mates,” said Taoufik.
“After the winter test programme, I feel very comfortable in the car and ready to start pre-season testing on the front foot?.
Ben Salter, Arden’s Formula Renault team manager, added: “Sami made a strong impression during his winter test programme, especially considering the fact that he had never driven a Eurocup car before car before.
“He definitely has a lot of talent, which is the most important thing, and with the support of Arden he will be able to showcase his talents on the Eurocup scene this year.?
Arden’s three car line-up for the Eurocup also consists of British F4 runner-up Oscar Piastri and SMP protege Alexander Vartanyan.