Car Number: 99
Date of Birth: 23/09/99
Team: M2 Competition
Rui is the first Angolan to race in the 16 year history of the championship series. He made his circuit racing debut in 2018 - and his debut on the international racing scene - in the Spanish Formula 4 Championship for Drivex where he scored a solid 43 points in 14 races.
During a busy 2019 season the 20-year-old raced in three series - Euroformula Open and 2019 Formula Renault Eurocup with Drivex and the UAE Formula 4 Championship with Dragon Racing. He secured six podium finishes and two fastest laps in the UAE series.
During the year he also finished fourth best rookie on his debut around the challenging streets of Pau in Euroformula Open.