The Monegasque driver took two wins in his rookie season in 2021 at Monza and Zandvoort, in addition to pole and P2 in Budapest, ending 10th within the standings with 79 factors.
Leclerc stated: “I’m extraordinarily completely happy to proceed the work we began with PREMA Racing within the 2021 FIA Formulation three Championship.
“I feel we did job final yr, and 2022 shall be alternative to place collectively every part we now have discovered up to now. I can’t watch for the season to begin.”
Leclerc’s team-mate Dennis Hauger took the F3 drivers’ title in 2021, whereas the workforce narrowly missed out on the groups’ championship to Trident. Olli Caldwell, who accomplished their line-up, completed in eighth.
The 21-year-old beforehand competed in Formulation Regional European for the Italian outfit, ending second in 2020 with six wins and 15 podiums.
His single-seater profession started in French F4 in 2018, the place he completed fifth, earlier than taking second in ADAC F4 the next season.
Group Principal Rene Rosin added: “It’s nice to proceed our collaboration with Arthur. I’m positive that he’ll stick with it the progress we noticed in 2021 when he confirmed he had the potential to be a frontrunner.
“Final yr’s expertise with the difficult three-race weekends will certainly assist him navigate the occasions with an excellent focus, which is able to absolutely profit the entire workforce.”
Arthur Leclerc, Prema Racing
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Talking after the conclusion of the 2021 season, Rosin stated it had been a “good season” however stated they’d “misplaced a couple of factors generally that compromise the title.”
He stated: “It has been season. After all, I would favor to win additionally the Formulation Three championship, as a result of there’s been a couple of elements that… Nothing to take out, credit score to Trident, due to course they’ve completed an incredible job.
“However I feel we now have misplaced a couple of factors generally that compromise the title. However once more, it’s one thing essential having received the workforce championship twice in a row, I might say within the final six season in GP2 and F2, we received 4 occasions.
“The drivers’ championship we received 3 times, and one time we had been second in 2017 that we misplaced within the final race to Russian Time on the time, now Virtuosi.
“I feel all of the folks have deserved an excellent credit score of all the roles they’ve completed, from each mechanics and engineers, as a result of they’ve completed an incredible job.”