Promising Spaniard Competes for Elite Motorsport in BRDC British Formula 3 Championship

February 1, 2021

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Javier Sagrera Pont will contest the 2021 BRDC British Formula 3 Championship with Elite Motorsport.

The Spaniard, who turned 17-years-oldrecently (12 Jan), will be entering his second season of car racing having contested a partial season in last year’s Spanish F4 Championship. Ginetta series “standouts” Elite is embarking on its first season in F3.

In 2015, Javier took his initial steps into the world of karting, the following year competing in the Cadet category of the Catalan and Spanish Championships, winning multiple Rotax races. He finished second in the 2017Spanish Championship and also began his path into the international rankings. He scored a podium once again in the 2018 Spanish Championship and reached the finalsof the Winter Cup, the WSK, the European Championship and the World Championship once again.

In November 2019, Sagrera Pont made his Formula 4 début, finishing eighth at Montmeló, while last year achieved five top-10 placings in the 2020 Spanish F4 series. Elite Motorsport is scheduled to begin its maidenF3 season, a 24-race campaign, at Brands Hatch over 22-23 May.

Seven Grand Prix was formed in the early 1980s by Mexican Picho Toledano and is a Driver Development Program with the main purpose to help, promote and educate young talents. Having focussed initially on Latin America, inr ecent years Seven GP has been represented in F3 Asia with drivers that included Jamie Chadwick and Tatiana Calderon. Seven GP, run now by Toledano’s son, Picho Diaz-Toledano, is looking ahead to a long-term relationship with Elite in Europe.    

Javier Sagrera Pont (SP). Age: 17. Born: Girona (SP). Lives: Torroella de Montgrí (SP).

“My hopes and aims are to mature and develop more as a driver due to the intense and difficult tracks that I will face in England. Of course I also want to be a strong candidate, fighting for the championship. Elite is an experienced and hard-working team that I believe can give me everything for me to put in good performances. I’m very grateful to Picho [Diaz-Toledano] at Seven GP for bringing this new and exciting association together.”

Eddie Ives, Elite Motorsport Team Owner & Manager:

“I'm over the moon to have secured Javier in one of our BF3 cars. We had a very promising three-day test with Javier at Valencia in December. He impressed the whole team with his attitude and pace. It’s a big challenge for him coming over to the UK but I'm confident we will surprise a few people.”