Lirim Zendeli

Name: Lirim Zendeli
Born: October 18th 1999
Nationality: German
Team: Trident
Car Number: 10

Career
Lirim started his karting career back in 2011 where competed through until 2015. During his five years, he managed to take home 3rd in the standingd in 2013 at the ADAC Kart Masters KF3 before winning that same championship the following year. He moved to single-seaters in 2016 where he competed in the ADAC Formula 4 Championship with ADAC Berlin-Brandenburge.V. Zendeli claimed two fastest laps and a podium, leaving him 13th in the standings. He entered 2017 with the same team in the same championship, improving massively and claiming three wins, three poles, one fastest lap and 5 podiums. He raked up 164 points and placed 4th in the standings, 9 places ahead of his rookie year.

Zendeli made the move to US Racing – CHRS for his third and final year in the ADAC Formula 4 Championship. By the end of his season, he’d managed 348 points and 1st in the standings; made up of 10 wins, 13 podiums, 7 pole positions and 8 fastest laps.

Aside from F3, Lirim competed in three races at the Formula Regional European Championship in 2019 with US Racing. He took two podiums and 42 points, placing him at 14th in the standings. Not only did he partake in the two series last year, Zendeli has already started his racing journey for 2020. From January 17th through until February 16th, he competed as apart of Giles Motorsport in the 2020 Toyota Racing Series. He competed in all of the rounds alongside fellow FIA Formula 3 drivers Igor Fraga andLiam Lawson and FIA Formula 2 driver Yuki Tsunoda, where he finished eighth in the standings. He successfully took four podiums and 200 points.

FIA Formula 3
Zendeli made his FIA Formula 3 debut in 2019 when he joined Sauber Junior Team by Charouz in 2019. His rookie year wasn’t as successful as he had hoped, taking 6 points and 18th in the standings.

2020 FIA Formula 3 Season
For the 2020 season, Lirim has made the move to Trident where he’ll compete alongside Canadian driver Devlin Defrancesco and British rookie driver Olli Caldwell.