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Joshua Doerksen will put Paraguay in Formula 2!

Joshua Doerksen will put Paraguay in Formula 2!

ESPN.comNovember 10, 2023 at 9:28 PM ETReading: 2 minutes.

Joshua Doerksen’s best 20th birthday gift came 14 days after he blew out the candles: It has been confirmed that the Paraguayan driver will participate in Formula 2 with the PHM Racing team.

Doerksen will be the first Paraguayan to race in Formula 2 and be in the Formula 1 orbit.Getty Images

The man from Asuncion, born October 27, 2003, made his motorsport debut in 2019 in the Formula 4 championships. (From the United Arab Emirates, Germany and Italy). Since last season it has been part of the European Regional Formula, a category formed by the 2020 merger between the European Regional Formula and the Formula Renault Eurocup.

Last October, Doerksen participated in post-season tests for Formula 3, a category in which Argentine Franco Colapinto and Colombian Sebastian Montoya participated this season, with the PHM Racing team. Everything seemed to indicate that the Paraguayan would join the ranks of the German team based in Berlin in Formula 3. But the surprise was great when he announced his direct move to Formula 2.

“I still can’t believe what happened today. Paraguay will be in Formula 2 and I’m honored to be able to represent us as a country.”. This is an achievement that has been built over many years, and it is a dream that seemed impossible because no one had achieved it before. “I have gone through very difficult moments in my career many times, but I had the support of my family and my team who never left my hand.”

“I was born and raised in Paraguay, where I learned the values ​​of our land. Paraguayan is my match, it is win or die. Those values ​​have inspired me and continue to inspire me to continue this challenge that is not over yet.” He added: “There is still a lot of work and a lot of learning, but I will not “I surrender and will fight as much as I can to represent us with pride.”

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