Giuliano Alesi is set to remain at Trident for his second season in the GP3 Series.
The Frenchman will race alongside the recently announced Kevin Jörg with the team’s line up yet to be fully confirmed.
“I’m delighted to enter my second GP3 Series season with Team Trident. We worked really well during my debut year as I merged with the team and fitted well within their work method. I established great chemistry with the technical staff, the mechanics and the management. We are still working with huge determination and we know exactly where to re-start from in our preparation steps for the season ahead.
“My goal is to continue growing up professionally and become a constant feature among the frontrunners. I believe that continuity will give me an edge in terms of the championship. Last but not least I want to thank the Ferrari Driver Academy for supporting me in the best possible way. They provide me with the right instruments to grow up under the sporting, physical and professional perspectives. I’m sure that the hard work done together with the Ferrari Driver Academy will be key for the coming season!”
Alesi was named as part of the Ferrari Driver Academy in 2016 alongside eventual GP3 champion Charles Leclerc.
Team manager Giacomo Ricci, said: “We are working expeditiously in an effort to define all the elements of our operation and I think we definitely have high potential. We secured the services of some of the most desired prospects in business and we are sure they will have all what it takes to continue the positive legacy of Team Trident in the series. In the last couple of seasons, we remained in contention for title until the very last race and we are determined to provide our drivers with all the support needed to continue on the same path. Also, today’s announcement regarding the Giuliano Alesi makes me extremely proud.”