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Bamboo signs Melville McKee

Bamboo signs Melville McKee

26 APR 2013

Young BRDC Rising star signs for British outfit

Bamboo Engineering are proud to announce the signing of British Singaporean Melville McKee to join their GP3 team for it’s maiden season in the 2013 GP3 Season.

McKee has completed a number of tests with the Silverstone based outfit, performing particularity well during the final test in Silverstone. McKee grabbed the headlines by ranking 5th overall on the first days timesheets, he had been first on the timesheets half way through the second session and showed real pace throughout.

McKee is a BRDC Rising Star and was a McLaren Autosport Award finalist in 2012, he has climbed through the ranks of Karting, from Rotax Max, then moving to Formula Lista and then into Formula Renault 2.0 as well as racing in the Formula Renault Eurocup. 

Melville McKee said: “It’s great to sign with Bamboo, I’ve had a series of successful runs in the car and am particularly impressed with the team and their experience. The teams professionalism and breadth of experience are what attracted me most and I cant wait to get on the track and competing.”

Richard Coleman – Chief Executive – Bamboo Engineering commented: “It's always nice to put pen to paper with a strong young driver. Melville has shown a lot of promise in testing and we have high hopes for him this season.”

Bamboo Engineering Press Release