Drivers at a Glance | David Beckmann

David Beckmann is a twenty year old German driver from Iserlohn who recently drove with Trident in the FIA Formula 3 Championship. He took two wins and three other podiums to finish 6th in the standings with 139.5 points.

According to the driver database, Beckmann debuted in karting in 2008 where he finished 3rd in the Bambini B ADAC Kart Masters to kick off his debut. As he moved in to 2009, he won his first two championships in the Bambini B DMV Landesmeisterschaft and the ADAC Kart Masters. He kept his podium streak as he went into 2011 and finished the KF5 Belgian Championship in 3rd. 2012 was a stronger year as he took a win in two championships; KF3 Bridgestone Cup Europe and KF3 DMV Kart Championship. In 2013, he finished second in the German Junior Kart Championship and third in the KFJ WSK Euro Series. To finalise his karting career, he went on to win the Deutsche Junior Kart Meisterschaft.

Beckmann made the move to single seaters in 2015 where he joined ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg e.V. in the ADAC Formula 4 Championship. Out of 20 races, he took three podiums and a win to finish fifth. On top of that, he joined kfzteile24 Mucke Motorsport in the Italian F4. Out of his 18 races, he took four podiums and three wins to finish fourth.

He graduated to Formula 3 in 2016 where he joined kfzteile24 Mucke Motorsport in three events. He completed 24 races in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship where he took two podiums to finish 15th. He then competed in the Master of Formula 3 to take 10th and Macau Grand Prix to take 19th. He stuck with FIA Formula 3 European in 2017 where he joined Van Amersfoort Racing for nine races and Motopark for twenty one races. He took no wins and no podiums to finish 16th.

For 2018, he joined Jenzer Motorsport for eight races and and Trident for ten races in the GP3 Championship. He took no podiums with Jenzer but after moving to Trident, he took three wins and a further podium. He went on to finish 5th in the standings. Beckmann moved to ART for the 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship where he took no podiums and no wins to finish 14th. He returned to Trident for Macau that year where he finished 9th.

As Beckmann moved into the season gone, he returned to Trident where he took two wins and three further podiums. He finished 6th and headed into the final race weekend in contention for the series win.

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