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Dennis Hauger, Prema Racing
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The Red Bull junior aiming to emulate Piastri in F2

Norwegian talent Dennis Hauger has a tough act to follow in Oscar Piastri’s footsteps on his graduation to F2 as the reigning F3 champion with Prema. Here’s what he makes of the task ahead of him

Last year, Oscar Piastri stepped up to the FIA Formula 2 Championship with Prema Racing as the reigning FIA F3 title holder, and swept to the crown. This weekend in Bahrain, 2021 F3 champion Dennis Hauger embarks on his rookie F2 season after stepping up with Prema, and… No pressure then.

The Norwegian Red Bull Junior does indeed have big shoes to fill. But with four wins – including three from the seven feature races – under his belt from his victorious F3 campaign, he has proven his confident racecraft. His pace was rapid too, with three out of seven poles.

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