With the recent news that the FIA Formula 4 UAE Championship powered by Abarth will host the global racing debut of the new second-generation Tatuus F4 race car next season, interested parties are now welcome to contact the category for further competition information and submit car orders.
F4UAE is currently the first F4 championship announced to race the new T-421 Tatuus race cars, with support from its technical partners Tatuus and Autotecnica Motori. It will be the sixth season of F4UAE in 2021/2022 and parties who have not previously raced in F4UAE are encouraged to register their interest along with current competitors.
“Since we made the announcement this week about the new second-generation Tatuus F4 race car launching in F4UAE, we have been inundated with both support and also requests for information on how to compete which is fantastic," said Thompson.
"Orders for the car are open to any team or driver who wants to compete, however there are some stipulations that need to be adhered to in order for new drivers to get in the drivers seat. This car is one of the most anitipcated new race cars for junior racers, especially those wanting to compete in various European F4 championships. In saying that, F4UAE will be the only way drivers are able to drive the new Tatuus T-421 prior to testing commencing in Europe around March next year, so anyone who is interested is encouraged to get in touch sooner rather than later so that we can ensure the right support for them leading up to the first round."
To register your interest in the new F4UAE Tatuus F4 race car:
1. Email your interest to category promoter Craig Thompson to open discussions about competing in F4UAE: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Download the official order form here.
3. Download the appendix information here.
4. Ensure all forms are sent to email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
The 2021/2022 F4UAE season will consist of five championship rounds with 20 point-scoring races in total, shared between the Dubai Autodrome in Dubai and Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi between January and February 2022 with additional pre-season testing.
Governed by the Emirates Motorsport Orgainzation (EMSO), F4UAE was considered one of the most important additions to the UAE’s local motorsport calendar when it launched in 2016. Past champions include Enzo Trulli (ITA), Francesco Pizzi (ITA), Matteo Nannini (ITA), Charles Weerts (BEL), and Jonathan Aberdein (ZAF).
F4 is open to drivers aged 15 years and above and was initially created by the world’s governing body of motorsport, the FIA, to help young drivers bridge the gap between existing karting and regional racing series, to European competition and potentially Formula 1. Utilising the Tatuus chassis from Italy with the Abarth Turbo engine for the UAE championship, the open-wheeler category allows new drivers extra seat time to become familiar with the unique purpose-built race cars, while teams are given the opportunity to test and refine their engineering and operations at international-standard circuits.
A complete F4UAE Championship calendar will be announced in the coming week, along with championship supplier information.