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Posted: 24 Feb 2014
A young man who played games on the PlayStation is now one step closer to Formula One
TG has tracked the career of Jann Mardenborough with interest. This former PS3 gamer with no prior racing experience (barring the odd track day) won Nissan and Sony's GT Academy in 2011, and has since raced in sports cars and at Le Mans.
This week, he's been announced as a GP3 driver racing for Arden Motorsport, and put on the Red Bull driver development programme. GP3 is a feeder into both GP2 and Formula One. Arden is run by Red Bull F1 team boss Christian Horner. Are you connecting the dots yet?
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