Arden Confirms GP3 Drivers For 2014 Assault


Patric Niederhauser will lead a GP3 veteran line-up for 2014 (Credit: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic)

Arden International has confirmed their drivers for the 2014 GP3 season with the hope of challenging for the driver’s and team’s championships.

The two drivers, Patric Niederhauser and Robert Visoiu, have already had a wealth of GP3 experience for their relatively minor age – 22 and 17 respectively – with the hope that a further season in the F1 feeder series will do them the world of good.

Team Boss Julian Rouse said of the signings: “It’s great to have Robert with us again in 2014 , he worked well with everyone in 2013 and we achieved some good results including 2 races wins.

“Now having worked together for a season and knowing how to get the best out of Robert we are sure he will be able to push forward and challenge for more regular podiums and wins. He is very strong in the race conditions and if we continue to develop his qualifying pace he will be a very strong competitor in GP3 this season.

“Patric is a proven race winner in GP3 and working with him in Abu Dhabi in November highlighted to everyone at Arden that he has what it takes to challenge for the championship in 2014. 

“Even though we only worked together for one day during the testing the relationship between Patric and the team was very strong and now we need to focus on developing this further in the pre- season testing.”

The pair have a numerous victories and podiums between them and are looking forward to the challenge of 2014 with the hope of using the season as a stepping stone into bigger and better things.

Visoiu said of his signing: “I am looking forward to an exciting 2014 season in the GP3. I feel I’ve learned a lot during the previous year and now I am ready to step up to a more consistent evolution. Arden plays a key role in my development and I am confident that with their help I will be able to reach my goals. It will be the first time I get the chance to race the same car in two consecutive seasons and that makes me feel very positive about 2014!”

The 2014 GP3 season begins in Catalunya on the 10th and 11th of May.