Oscar Tunjo has been announced as the third and final driver for Trident in the new GP3 series, as the team prepares for the opening pre-season test in Estoril.

The 19-year-old will make his debut in the series after competing in the final six rounds of last year's Formula Renault 3.5 championship with Pons Racing. Despite a delayed entrance into the series, the Colombian driver notched up three points-scoring places and finished 22nd in the drivers' standings.

"After the agreement I signed with Trident, I'm very motivated," Tunjo said. "It's the next challenge in my professional racing career and I can't wait to start working hard together with the team. The goal is to be a stable presence at the front of the grid and fight for podium finishes and wins."

The young driver joins Arthur Janosz and Luca Ghiotto at the Trident team who will commence its pre-season test this week in Portugal.

"I'm delighted to have reached an agreement with Oscar, completing the driver line-up of our GP3 operation," Giacomo Ricci said. "As well as his team-mates, Tunjo has an interesting driving style that I'm sure will bring us lots of satisfaction in the future."



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