Williams F1 junior Sargeant to make F2 debut in Jeddah


Williams driver academy member Logan Sargeant will graduate to the FIA Formula 2 Championship next weekend in Saudi Arabia.

The 20-year-old American hopeful who was signed up by Williams Racing last month and who finished seventh in this year's FIA Formula 3 Championship will race in Jeddah with HWA Racelab.

"We are pleased to welcome Logan Sargeant in our #22 car for the F2 races in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia," said HWA in a post on Twitter.

"The member of the Williams Driver Academy has proven his talent in FIA F3 over the past three years."

Sargeant won't be the only F1 junior to make his F2 debut this week, with Red Bull protégé Jack Doohan running with MP Motorsport in the final two rounds of the junior series.

The 18-year-old son of motorcycle legend Mick Doohan enjoyed a strong campaign in F3 this season, finishing runner-up to champion Dennis Hauger, and is looking forward to getting a head start on his 2022 program.

"It is an amazing opportunity. I cannot thank the team enough, as well my family and everyone who has enabled me to do these last two rounds," said Doohan.

"This opportunity will give me a little bit of a foundation and a base before I start my prep for next year. I am super excited.

"I don't have any real goals as I haven't been in anything higher than a Formula 3 car before. Free Practice will be my first time in something higher than Formula 3, so my expectations are very minimal.

"My goal is to get as much track time as possible and to constantly be learning. I am really excited, it is awesome to be heading to the circuits in Jeddah and Yas Marina, I can't wait."

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