Australian Formula One driver Mark Webber expects Mitch
Evans to move up from the GP3 Series next season after the
young Kiwi clinched the series title last weekend.
Webber has been mentoring Evans since 2009 - soon after he
saw Evans became the youngest driver to make the podium in an
Australian Formula Ford round - and expects his young protege
to one day race in F1.
"I'm very proud of what Mitch has done," Webber said. "He's
put together a very good campaign this year and GP3 is a very
"There are a lot of good drivers in it, yet it was Mitch who
had the most poles and the most wins of anyone. He's learning
all the time and I look forward to him moving up to another
category next year and showing everyone what an exceptional
talent he is."
Evans, 18, won the series in a thrilling conclusion at Monza
on Sunday morning, and with i, 200,000 towards a GP2 budget
in 2013 - and a GP2 test at the end of this season.