PREMA Racing was founded in 1983 by Angelo Rosin and Giorgio Piccolo.
From 1994, as a consequence of changes within the company, with the transformation into Prema Powerteam the Team's activities increased at an international level.
Nowadays, PREMA is one of Europe's leading international racing teams.
It is in fact the third Italian Team (after F1 Teams: Ferrari and Toro Rosso) based on the Team's dimension, importance and Championships in which it participates.
Since its foundation it has favored the inclusion of young drivers, focusing on developing and enhancing their talents and skills in order to help them reach the highest echelons of the sport.
Very important groups, such as the multinational tobacco company Camel, the Government of Macao (China), Autobacs and in recent years Honda, Toyota, Renault F1, Mercedes, Ferarrai and Lotus F1 have chosen to support PREMA to help their drivers on the way to racing success.
The team's tasks are not limited to just the tuning and set up of its racing vehicles; it also aims to deliver the complete training of each driver, from the development of technical knowledge to the improvement of physical fitness.
Among PREMA's most outstanding results:
Among PREMA's most outstanding achievements:
From 2000 to 2007 PREMA was chosen as a partner for the TDP – Toyota Young Drivers Program, further testament to PREMA's highly professional and first-rate work. The team, on behalf of Toyota, competed in different championships, aiming to develop new drivers for the program.
In 2007-2008-2011-2012 and 2013 HWA Mercedes placed their drivers within PREMA in order to compete in F3 Euro Series/FIA Formula 3 European Championship.
In 2007, Renault F1 chose to collaborate with PREMA through Ben Hanley's participation in World Series by Renault within the Team.
In 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 PREMA also lined up Joves Pilots Drivers for the Circuit of Catalunya.
In 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 PREMA also added Ferrari to the list of important groups with FDA drivers racing within the Team in the Formula 3 and Formula Renault 2.0 Championships.
In 2014, Lotus F1 chose to line place Esteban Ocon within PREMA in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.
In 2016, Williams F1 Development Driver Lance Stroll will contest the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with PREMA.
In 2016, Red Bull Racing chooses PREMA for their reserve driver Pierre Gasly and his participation in the GP2 Series.