Harrison Scott will return to the Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain in 2014 with his eyes firmly focused on winning the championship title.
It was announced today (9 January) at the Autosport International Show that Scott will return for a second season in the BTCC-supporting single-seater series with Falcon Motorsport after a sensational maiden campaign in 2013.
Last season, the karting graduate took thirteen class wins en-route to the Scholarship title, while sixteen overall podiums, including one outright race win, helped him to second overall in the championship and success in the Mazda Road To Indy Formula Ford Driver of the Year award.
“What I gained last year was an understanding of how to drive the EcoBoost Formula Ford at high speed, and the confidence to do so, and that will be a big help – hopefully it will give me an edge over the new boys coming into the championship,” said Scott.
“We had a big sit-down over the winter to examine our options. I’m still only 17 and I want to learn my trade properly and get some good results, so we decided not to try to move up the ladder too quickly and that another season of Formula Ford was the best option.
“My aim will be to try to go better than last year and to win the championship using everything that I have so far learned. I came on strong in the second half of the year, was challenging Dan [Cammish – 2013 champion], and if I can carry that on and win races then hopefully the championship title will follow…”
Falcon also confirmed that Chris Mealin will join the team for the 2014 season. The 20 year old was one of a number of drivers to test with Falcon in Spain in December, and joins Formula Ford with experience racing in V8 Supercup Dutch oval racing and the 750MC Citroen Saxo series.
The team hope to announce who will occupy their final two seats soon.