The South African O & K Keeffe drove in the Eurocup in 2014 and 2015 as well as in the now deceased nurse series NEC, when he was still used in two-liter Tatuus Formula Renault cars.
The championship was converted to regional Formula 3 rules for the upcoming season and will be held in a 10-lap calendar that includes a round in support of the Formula One Grand Prix in Monaco.
O Keeffe will be the American karting graduate Brad Benavides and the Swiss ex-Formula 4 driver Patrick Schott in the FA Racing Team, which is headed by Drivex – an experienced, single-seated junior team was co-founded by another Spanish former F1 driver in Pedro de la Rosa.
I still can not quite believe it, "said O. Keeffe. "After 1
" I'm very grateful to all the people who did the work to help me get back on the pitch. 19659002] "Fernando and Pedro are both world-class racers, and I'm looking forward to the opportunity to work with them.
" Their commitment will be invaluable to my development as a racing driver on and off the track. "19659002" Oef Keeffe, a former CIK FIA World Cup runner-up, joined the Red Bull junior program due to his karting achievements, but was released in the car after his second season.
Subsequently he moved to Lotus and won his only Formula Renault race victory – in the 2014 NEC Series at Assen – in the colors of the Enstone-based F1 team.
Most recently, the 22-year-old South African finished sixth in the BRDC British F3 2017 year before spending on the sidelines in 2018.
He tested Formula European Ma Mers machines with Montsa's Mon Amthus racing in Monza earlier this month.
"We warmly welcome Callan on board," said Alonso, "he's a gifted Racers and we look forward to working with him.
"Callan FA Racing by Drivex also brings valuable experience to the European single-seater scene as he has participated in various championships in various years 19659002]" Our goal as a team is to provide him with a competitive package and to work together, to achieve strong results throughout the season. "