Berger's nephew takes next step in career
16 January 2013 – Lucas Auer, the nephew of ten-time Formula 1 race winner Gerhard Berger, has made the next step in his career by joining the FIA Formula 3 European championship with Prema Powerteam. The 18-year-old Austrian finished runner-up to Jimmy Eriksson in German F3 last year, picking up two victories and nine further podium finishes.
"Prema Powerteam is one of the teams with most successes in the past," said Auer. "I'm very happy to be part of the team now. I've got really strong team-mates and I`m sure this will push me to improve. So I'm really looking forward to the 2013 season."
Auer will be joined by Alex Lynn, Raffaele Marciello and Raffaele Marciello at Prema.