Meritus announces move to Formula 3

Meritus Racing team has announced plans to move from the EFDA Euroseries to the British Formula 3 Championship.

Meritus announces move to Formula 3

After winning the 1999 Europa Cup Series with American driver Paul Edwards, Meritus is leaving to compete in the national class of the 2000 F3 series.

The team is scheduled to take delivery of two Dallara F398 Toyota cars this week, before embarking on an intensive testing schedule to prepare itself for the championship, which kicks off at Thruxton on March 25/26.

No drivers have yet been signed up to the squad, although the team claims it is negotiating with several candidates.

'I am very excited to be getting back into Formula 3,' said Meritus team director, Roberto Costa.

'We all know what a solid training ground it is for aspiring young drivers and we are determined to take the title.

'We have done a lot of winning over the last few seasons and we intend that to continue.'

The National Class of the British Formula 3 Championship is for cars manufactured between 1996 and 1998.

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