Chinese national Chengru Hu, confirms his participation the 2018/19 Formula Gulf Academy.
Fitting the profile perfectly for the Academy, Leo (as he is known), is currently studying at Imperial Collage London, but is also focused on his racing career. Having previously tested Formula Renault at the Zhuhai International Circuit, and is enrolled in the Protrain Karting Academy in the UK, Leo is looking for take is first steps to formula racing, along with intensive coaching. Both of which Formula Gulf Academy offer in the winter at the Dubai Autodrome and Yas Marina F1 circuit.
Team manager, Martin hope said - "Its great to get the ball rolling on what will be our 8th season of Formula Gulf. We have trained some 60 drivers from 23 countries over the years, and its young guys like Leo that are perfect candidates for the Academy, we look forward to working with him. We have run 5 days of training so far in this off season so hope to welcome some more new drivers soon"
The season officially kicks off on the 25th of October at Yas Marina for the pre season test. However training and testing sessions will continue through out hte summer and up to the start of the season.