(Motorsport-Total.com) – Ferrari check driver Robert Schwartzman will make his official Formula 1 debut at the US Grand Prix at the finish of October by collaborating in the first free apply session.
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Robert Schwartzman will quickly be driving a Ferrari
Schwartzman will tackle one in all Charles Leclerc’s or Carlos Sainz’s F1-75s in apply in the Americas on Friday. It is a part of the Formula 1 workforce’s dedication to operating two FT1 periods pushed by rookies from the 2022 season.
Ferrari race director Laurent Mequies mentioned on Friday that Schwartzman, who turns 23, will be behind the wheel in each races, with the location of the second apply session but to be decided. However, the workforce’s head coach Mattia Binotto mentioned it may occur in the season finale in Abu Dhabi.
Schwartzman already with many F1 check kilometers
“Robert Schwartzman runs two of our practices for us,” mentioned Hungary’s Mekies. “But we have not determined precisely what occasions will occur.”
“You would not select races like Singapore or locations the place odd drivers need to cowl numerous kilometers. But I do not suppose we’ll have an issue with him after we do the Pirelli exams one in all the weekends.”
Schwartzman completed second to Prema teammate Piastri in final yr’s FIA Formula 2 Championship and took the 2019 FIA Formula 3 crown in his debut season. He didn’t return to Formula 2 that yr, as an alternative taking up the function of check driver for Ferrari, helping the racing workforce in the simulator.
He has expertise with Formula 1 vehicles, having examined each the Ferrari SF21 and the Haas VF-21 throughout the Young Driver Test in Abu Dhabi final December. Schwartzman additionally often exams classic Ferrari Formula 1 vehicles at the Ferrari check monitor in Fiorano.
Also Colton Hertha on US FT1?
Tel Aviv-born Schwartzman is eligible to race at the weekend’s Formula 1 Grand Prix by switching from a Russian to an Israeli racing licence. It stays to be seen whether or not McLaren check driver and AlfaTauri favourite for 2023 Colton Herta will be part of Schwartzman in the US FT1.
The IndyCar driver will check for the Alps at the Hungaroring this weekend in Singapore as a part of preparations for a attainable race venue. He will substitute Pierre Gasly, who strikes to Hertha Alps if he will get particular permission from the FIA for the lacking superlicence factors. Otherwise, Gasly must keep at AlfaTauri and Alpine must look for one other answer to interchange Fernando Alonso.