Calan Williams will graduate to FIA Formula 2 after signing up to compete for Trident Motorsport.
Williams, 21, has spent the last two years in FIA Formula 3 with Jenzer Motorsport, scoring a single podium last season, en route to a personal best 19th in the standings.
Williams tested Trident’s Formula 2 machinery during post-season running in Abu Dhabi and he has now been confirmed as its first signing for the 2022 campaign.
“I’m extremely proud that a team so incredibly competitive and professional like Trident Motorsport welcomed me to its line-up,” said Williams.
“I worked very well with the team’s staff in the last few months and in the FIA Formula 2 championship post-season test.
“I have a unique chance in front of me and I will give my 100 percent to use my full potential and show my skills on track.
“I’m really delighted that Trident Motorsport welcomed me to the team so warmly and believed in me!”
Trident finished ninth of the 11 teams in last year’s championship.