Mercedes add 15-year-old Aron to junior ranks

Mark Scott
Paul Aron: Mercedes

Paul Aron: Mercedes

Formula 4 racer, Paul Aron, has become the fifth current member of the Mercedes junior driver programme, the Silver Arrows have confirmed.

The 15-year-old won the European Junior Karting Championship in 2018 and scored his first Formula 4 win at the Red Bull Ring in June after making the step up to single seater racing.

Aron, who has also won the WSK Champions Cup and South Garda OKJ Winter Cup, has clearly caught the eye of Mercedes and joins reserve driver Esteban Ocon, Williams’s George Russell and young karters Andrea Antonelli and Alex Powell on the books at the Silver Arrows.

Paul Aron currently sits P9 in the Italian Formula 4 series and P5 in the German series.

His brother, Ralf, spent three seasons in Formula 3 and picked up five victories last season.

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