New champion youth series GP3 George Russell will debut in the framework of the racing weekend of the Formula 1 for the next phase in Brazil.
19-year-old protege of the Mercedes will perform in the composition of the Force India on the first free practice, replacing Sergio Perez. In Abu Dhabi in two weeks he will sit behind the wheel of the machine Esteban aukon.
“We are pleased to give George this chance, – quotes AUTOSPORT co-owner of the Force India Vijay Malia. He’s a very talented driver, we have closely followed his progress in GP3.
George worked several times on our simulator and now when the team secured fourth place in the Cup of designers, we can give him a chance to work on a real track, to assess its potential.”
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