2012 will mark Neuhauser Racing's fifth season in the ADAC Formel Masters. Swedish driver Gustav Malja will again race for the Austrian team, as he did in 2011. Other talented young persons can also apply for a drive. Malja was the youngest driver on the grid last year, when he first raced for Hannes Neuhauser's team, aged just 15. A podium finish was almost within reach on several occasions but continued to elude him, until he finally came home in third place at Assen. Hannes Neuhauser said confidently: "This year should see him on the podium much more often. Gustav has learned a lot in his first season in Formula racing, and we hope he can achieve great things in 2012. His performance in the first round of testing this year confirms our expectations."
He has a promising driver on board in the shape of Malja, but Neuhauser would be pleased to welcome one or two more aspiring drivers to his team and give them the benefit of his support. The former Formula 3 driver reputedly has a knack of dealing with very young riders; the 27-year-old is actually the youngest team principal in the ADAC Formel Masters. Training successes in the ADAC Formel Masters include: Klaus Bachler and Dominik Baumann. Bachler was third overall in the 2008 ADAC Formel Masters and subsequently moved up into Formula 3. He has been selected for the FIA's academy this year. Baumann grabbed everyone's attention at the wheel of a Gullwing Mercedes after transferring his attentions to the ADAC GT Masters.