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11.07.2019 – Niko Kari ready to attack – Silverstone one of Finn’s favourites

Formula 3 season continues, as the series heads to one of its most famous circuits. Legendary Silverstone is arguably the driver’s track, and that’s why Niko Kari likes it so much.

30.06.2019 – Niko Kari took a point from Austria

Niko Kari had a eventful race weekend at Austria. Trident driver managed to gather one well deserved point after hard battles.

27.06.2019 – Niko Kari travels to Austria

Niko Kari is ready to face the tough challenges of the Red Bull Ring circuit.

23.06.2019 – Niko Kari had the speed, not the luck

Niko Karihad speed wisely very courageous race weekend at Paul Ricard, but no points were awarded to Flying Finn.

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Niko Kari has set his aim as a professional race car driver very high. The target is clear: to be the next Flying Finn in Formula !

The young Finn’s CV shows there is changes to make the dream come true. Ever since he first time climbed in the steering wheel of a go-kart, the speed was undeniable there.

After successful karting years Kari went on to race his first season with Formula cars, when he joined NEZ F4 series in 2015. The results were breathtaking: Sevens wins and 19 podiums from 21 races underlined Kari’s talent.

Now part of the Red Bull Junior Academy, Kari continued his path to Euro Formula 3 -series. Season gave one victory at Imola, and 2nd place in the high-ranked Masters of Formula 3 -race. Five other podiums were also season’s total tally.

Another year, another step closer to F1. In season 2017 Kari joined GP3 series. The second highest feeder category to F1 gave Kari the ultimate prize at Abu Dhabi. Kari took the chequered flag first in Feature race, being the only “non-ART driver” to do so in whole year. That was once again a clear statement of his skills.

2018 Kari joined MP Motorsport to race another season in GP3, but in the final moment of the season he step up to Formula 2 series.

2019 Kari will be racing with Trident Motorsport in newly branded Formula 3.

The dream is very much alive and kicking!

Kari’s special abilities as a driver are his race starts and wet weather skills. Courage and “Finnish Sisu” make sure Kari is the last driver to give up.

In his spare time Kari likes to exercise his physics in various ways. Ice hockey is really close to his heart. Also fishing and hunting are important ways to relax, which helps Kari to develop as a better driver.

Niko’s career

2018
GP3: 14 races, 6 points
F2: 4 races

2017
GP3: 1 win, 2 podiums, 63 points

2016
F3: 1 win, 5 podiums, 129 points. 2nd at Masters of Formula 3

2015
F4: Champion. 7 wins, 19 podiums

2010-2014
Many victories in different karting series’, in both national and international levels.

TEAM & RACE CALENDAR 2019

Trident Motorsport

Trident Motorsport is a racing team from Italy. The team has a strong knowledge about lower tier Formula series. It has competed in GP2/F2 from 2006 and GP3/F3 from 2012.

In last four years Trident has been 2nd in three and third in one occasion in GP3 series. In season 2018, where it finished second, the team took a total of six victories.

Race calendar 2019

10-12 May Barcelona, Spain
21-23 June Paul Ricard, France
28-30 Red Bull Ring, Austria
12-14 July Silverstone, Great Britain
2-4 August Hungaroring, Hungary
30 August-1 September Spa, Belgium
6-8 September Monza, Italy
27-29 Sochi, Russia

Standings, 06/16 races:

  1. Robert Shwartzman 90
  2. Jehan Daruvala 82
  3. Juri Vips 63
  4. Marcus Armstrong 54
  5. Max Fewtrell 37

9. Niko Kari 15

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