Axcil Jefferies joins Formula 2 Nurburgring line-up

Zimbabwean driver Axcil Jefferies will join the Formula 2 field from this weekend's Nurburgring round

Axcil Jefferies joins Formula 2 Nurburgring line-up

The 18-year-old took part in F2 winter testing, but has only now been able to put together a programme to join the championship.

"It's taken a lot of hard work but it's great that it's all paid off and we can go racing," said Jefferies.

"I've got a lot to learn after missing the first couple of rounds and I've also not been to the Nurburgring before, but we've got two sessions to learn the track and I'm confident that I can build on my pre-season pace and finish in the top 10."

Jefferies finished third in Formula BMW Pacific in his maiden season of car racing in 2009, but has not competed since early 2010.

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