Alexandra Mohnhaupt will race in the British F3 Championship with Douglas Motorsport.
The 18-year-old Mexican driver makes her début in the championship, following two seasons of racing at Formula 4 level.
She joins Jamie Chadwick at the Douglas Motorsport team, making it an all-female line-up so far.
Mohnhaupt said “I’m really excited to be racing in the BRDC British F3 Championship with Douglas Motorsport. The car is fantastic, I’ve hugely enjoyed driving it in testing so far and I can’t wait make the step up and join the rest of the field on the grid at Oulton Park.”
Team Principal Wayne Douglas added: “We’re very excited to welcome Alexandra to the team for the 2018 BRDC British F3 Championship. She’s gained a lot of single-seater experience at F4 level, and her recent results in Mexico show that she is definitely ready for the next step up. We’re looking forward to working with her and assisting her development throughout the year.”
The first rounds of the BRDC British F3 season is at Oulton Park over the Easter weekend.