Lewis joins T-Sport attack

Rising British single-seater star Ryan Lewis will contest the 2004 British Formula 3 Championship Scholarship Class with T-Sport

Lewis joins T-Sport attack

The 19-year-old Formula Palmer Audi champion will race in the 'second division' of British F3 with one of the leading teams in the class.

"I knew it would be Formula 3 this season, the decision really was with which team," said Lewis. "Right from the start I was very impressed with the T-Sport team and I think we'll all work well together. They have a lot of experience and are a very professional team.

"I think the biggest challenge for me will be getting used to the standard of driving. Formula 3 is an international series and there'll be a lot of very quick and very experienced drivers out there who'll probably be a lot more aggressive. But the test with the team went well, they were very helpful and I'm sure I can learn a lot from them."

T-Sport team chief Russell Eacott said: "Ryan has a lot of raw talent and quite remarkable high speed cornering abilities. He needs to be taught a little finesse but we feel he has a lot of potential, which we're all looking forward to helping him fulfil.

"We must remember he has very little experience, particularly in working closely with engineers, compared to the others out here this season, but he learns quickly and more importantly he wants to learn. He has every chance of winning the Scholarship this year and we're all looking forward to working with him."

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