Younger Melbourne driver Oscar Piastri has joined a protracted and distinguished honour roll – together with System One race winners Mark Webber and Daniel Ricciardo and Indycar star Will Energy – taking out Motorsport Australia’s Sir Jack Brabham Award.
Piastri, who received the 2020 FIA System 3 Championship, is hoping to finally emulate Sir Jack, Australia’s first ever F1 world champion.
Following his F3 title win, Piastri was rewarded with a take a look at drive in Renault’s System 1 automotive. He just lately confirmed his seat for the 2021 FIA System 2 Championship, with the main Prema staff.
“To win this award is an enormous honour, not simply due to the award usually but in addition having Sir Jack’s title connected to it. It is very particular,” Piastri stated.
“Realizing the whole lot he has achieved within the sport, akin to his three world championships and operating his personal profitable staff, it means loads.
“It is also very cool to have my title amongst the earlier winners. To be recognised in that calibre of drivers and amongst these names may be very particular.”