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Red Bull signs video gamer

– Gamer-turned-racer Jann Mardenborough has inked a deal that will see him benefit from an ‘intensive driver development programme’ with Red Bull Racing and the 22-year-old will also race in GP3 this year with Adren International. Mardenborough took the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy honours back in 2011 and since then he has competed and excelled in GT cars, Le Mans Prototypes and single-seaters, his most recent efforts earning him the runner-up spot in the New Zealand-based TRS single-seater championship. “I feel ready for GP3,” he said. “I’ve prepared well and I have all the right people around me to help my development so I can fully focus on my racing. F3 has taught...
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