Protege Honda Nobuharu Matsushita first sit behind the wheel of a car F1 on the tests in Hungary in the composition Sauber.
The winner of the race of the Formula 2 will go on the second day of the two-day test, thus taking over the baton of Gustav Malia.
Sauber confirmed Matsushita, but until the situation with the supply of engines for 2018 remains unclear. However, Japanese is in the Formula 2 team ART, headed by Sauber boss Frederic Vasseur.
“I’m glad Nobuharu had such a great opportunity, î said Vasser. He deserves to sit behind the wheel of a F1 car. Since his debut in Formula 2 in the composition of the ART I’ve been following his progress.
The tests will help him to get closer a step towards the dream of becoming a racer in F1″.
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