Ed Jones Makes Euro F3 Switch


Former Formula Renault UK driver Ed Jones has become the latest driver to sign up for the 2013 Euro F3 Open.

17 year old Jones switches to Formula 3 after two years of Formula Renault 2.0 action. The Emiratee driver ran part-campaigns in the UK and Eurocup series in 2011, alongside a season in the Intersteps series, before making a full assault on the Eurocup this season alongside some appearances in the Northern European Cup.

Jones ended his 2012 season with a guest appearance in the final round of the 2012 Euro F3 Open, picking up a podium finish on his debut weekend. Jones ran with Team West-Tec then and has re-signed with them for the 2013 campaign, running a Dallara F312 in the series’ main class.

“I really enjoyed my introduction to Formula 3 at the end of 2012 and I am very pleased to be returning in 2013,” said Jones. “Our aim will be to fight for the title, and I am sure we can do that as I really enjoy driving the Dallara F312 car and have West-Tec’s experience and guidance behind me.”

“I am delighted to welcome Ed back to the team, and I know everyone on the team is excited at the news,” added team co-owner John Miller. “Ed made a really positive impact at the end of 2012 and I am certain he is going to be right at the front in 2013. He is a quick driver, technically able and a pleasure to have on the team.”

Jones is the third driver announced by Corby-based Team West-Tec for 2013, with British racers Cameron Twynham and Sean Walkinshaw also confirmed to be competing in Dallara F308s.