Mercedes AMG F1 has recruited 15-year-old Formula 4 racer Paul Aron and added the young talent to its junior driver programme.
The Estonian teenager and European karting champion stepped up to single-seater racing this season and currently competes with Prema in the German and Italian F4 championships.
Aron becomes the fifth member of the Silver Arrows squad's young driver scheme, joining senior member and Mercedes F1 reserve driver Esteban Ocon, Williams's George Russell and young Mercedes-supported karters Andrea Antonelli and Alex Powell.
Paul Aron is the brother of Ralf Aron who finished sixth in the 2018 European Formula 3 Championship and who won the Italian F4 title with Prema in 2015.
Introducing the latest member of the Mercedes junior squad... 👀
Meet European junior karting champion Paul Aron! The 15-year-old Estonian is racing with @PREMA_Team in German and Italian F4 this year!
— Mercedes-AMG F1 (@MercedesAMGF1) July 4, 2019