Manor Motorsport has revealed the signing of Brazilian pair Cesar Ramos and Pedro Nunes for the 2009 F3 Euroseries season.
The duo become the first drivers to sign up with Manor for the season ahead, with John Booth's team having plans in place to run four cars in the series during 2009.
Ramos graduates to Formula 3 competition with Manor having competed in Eurocup Formula Renault in 2008 where he finished seventh overall in the driver standings with one podium.
Compatriot Nunes meanwhile has good experience of Formula 3 racing in his homeland and in 2008 was second in the South American F3 Championship
A third driver is set to be revealed in the near future.
“We're very happy indeed to have signed Cesar and Pedro and we're looking forward to working with them throughout 2009,” Booth said. “With both drivers being new to the championship it will be a huge challenge for them but we're preparing well and aiming for a successful season.”