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January 20, 2023 2 min read

In the Red Bull Junior Team this year, Formula 2 racer Enzo Fittipaldi is being joined by karters Enzo Deligny and Enzo Tarnvanichkul.

It has taken months of speculation for Fittipaldi's acceptance into the junior squad and his transfer to Carlin in F2 to be finalized, and Red Bull's confirmation of Tarnvanichkul also brings an end to that. The driver had previously made the news himself.

He signed a contract with Red Bull's motorsport advisor Dr. Helmut Marko in November of last year, but the company was not informed of the terms of that contract, so it was unclear to Red Bull whether he would become a junior.

The 13-year-old Thai driver finished second in the WSK Final Cup, fifth in the CIK-FIA European Championship, and fifteenth in the WSK Open Cup while winning the CIK-FIA World Karting Championship for OK-Junior karts in 2017.

Tarnvanichkul will continue to compete in kart races this year because he is not yet old enough to move up to single-seaters. According to Red Bull, he will do so in a campaign centered on the European and World championships and on a Kart Republic kart that will be run by the best junior single-seater team, Prema, and with support from the kart manufacturer.

Prema does not participate in karting competitions and has not declared that it will in 2023. The kart category Tarnvanichkul will participate in is unknown, but based on his age, it is likely that he will stay in OK-J.

Deligny, who finished second in the WSK Euro Series, fourth in the CIK-FIA European championship, and sixth in the WSK Super Master Series, was one of the top rookies on OK karts in 2022.

The Frenchman, who is 14 years old, will advance into cars by joining Campos Racing in the Spanish Formula 4 competition.

“I am thrilled to join Campos Racing for my first year in single-seaters, F4 is a big step for me, but being in the right environment makes this transition enjoyable,” Deligny said. “

“I would like to take the opportunity to send a massive thanks to Adrian Campos Jr for his trust, Andreu Romera to help me since day one, and my engineer Jose Perez ‘Josete’ for always pushing me harder, and the rest of the team to make me feel home and welcomed. I am also very proud to keep Lorenzo Travisanutto as my coach.”

Adrian Campos Jr., the team owner for Campos, continued, "We are delighted to have Enzo with us as he is a very talented karting driver with an impressive racing record on the international scene. We have been working with Enzo for some time in preparation for the 2023 season.

Several drivers who had been juniors in 2022 were no longer juniors after Red Bull announced its lineup of Formula 1 youngsters for 2023.

After a disappointing first season, Formula 2 driver Dennis Hauger won't be demoted to driving for RBJT again; nonetheless, Jehan Daruvala, a reserve for Mahindra in Formula E, has quit the team.

Honda junior Yuto Nomura, F4 winner Noel Leon, and Formula 3 racer Jonny Edgar have also been released.

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