Bent Viscaal

Name: Bent Viscaal
Born: September 18th 1999
Nationality: Dutch
Team: MP Motorsport
Car Number: 18

Career
Bent Viscaal started professionally karting in 2010, driving in the Dutch championship for Mini Juniors. From there, he went on an upwards career, winning the Euro Wintercup in the Mini Juniors category in 2011, 2nd in Dutch championship KF3 and 1st in German Junior Kart Championship.

Viscaal moved to single seaters in 2017, driving in SMP Formula 4 Championship, driving with MP Motorsport. Racing in all rounds, he scored 3 wins and 8 podiums out of 21 races, earning 218 points. He was behind Christian Lundgaard who was on 292 points. Also during this year, he raced in Formula 4 Spanish Championship, again driving for MP Motorsport. Although winning 5 times and being on the podium 13 times, he still finished 2nd behind Danish teammate Christian Lundgaard.

In 2018, he drove in the Euroformula Open Championship, with Spanish Formula 3 rounds included. Bent drove with Teo Martín Motorsport, competing in all rounds of the championship. In the Spanish sections of the championship, he gained 104 points. In the main championship, he won once and came onto the podium 12 times, totalling 240 points. In the Spanish and normal Euroformula, he finished in 2nd, both behind Brazilian Felipe Drugovich.

2019 provided the start of his Formula 3 career (with more info below).

Between the 2019 and 2020 off season, he competed in the second round of the MRF Challenge Formula 2000. Although competing in 4 races, he won 2, came second in 1 and retired in the other, bringing his points total to 72. Viscaal finished 11th in the standings behind Brit Louis Foster.

Bent Viscaal in Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya 2019 with HWA Racelab

FIA Formula 3 Championship
HWA made their Formula 3 debut with Bent Viscaal, Jake Hughes and Keyvan Andres. He got a points finish in Le Castellet, France. He ended up finishing 15th in the standings, behind David Beckmann.

Bent Viscaal will be making his second season in Formula 3 with MP Motorsport, after making his rookie debut with HWA Racelab. This time, he’ll be joined alongside Richard Verschoor and Lukas Dunner.