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McNish’s protege Ross Martin graduates to MSA Formula

by Gruz David
Photo: Jakob Ebrey Photography

Photo: Jakob Ebrey Photography

2015 Formula Kart Star champion Ross Martin will make his single-seater debut in MSA Formula.

Martin, mentored by sportscar legend and former F1 driver Allan McNish, will join the ranks of Fortec Motorsports.

The Scotsman’s first international success arrived in 2013 when he was fourth in the CIK-FIA International Supercup, which was followed by a fifth place in Trofeo Andrea Margutti and 10th in the CIK-FIA KFJ World championship.

He then joined the Bernie Ecclestone and Formula One Management-backed Formula Kart Stars series?and earned a fully funded driver MSA Formula seat by winning it.

“I knew I had sufficient funding in place, and therefore could focus on preparing for the year ahead as best possible,” said Martin. “I?m looking forward to working with Fortec, it is a championship-winning team.”

Martin is Fortec’s second signing for the forthcoming season as he joins?latest Racing Steps Foundation recruit and fellow karting graduate Alex Quinn.