Venezuelan karting graduate Sebastian Fernandez has been named as RB Racing’s first signing of?the 2016 Italian F4 season.
The 15-year-old spent the last two years in KFJ level of karting and secured fifth in the 2015 CIK-FIA World Championship and 10th in the WSK Champions Cup.
“I raced with RB Racing in karting and I know very well all the technical staff, especially I know well the working organization and the potential of the team,” said Fernandez.
“In the past season I could follow a few races from the pit wall, so I could learn the engineers? working method and in the winter tests I immediately felt comfortable. My most important goal will be making experience quickly and, of course, reaching some results.”
In addition to his full-time Italian F4 campaign, Fernandez will also race in selected ADAC F4 rounds.
RB Racing is the fourth team to sign a driver in the Italian series, joining Jenzer, Prema and Vincenzo Sospiri Racing.