At a joint press conference of the program of development of Russian Motorsport and SMP Racing team Williams Martini Racing in Moscow, the main theme of which is the signing of Sergey Sirotkin to compete in F1 in 2018, Boris Rotenberg called this day one of the happiest in my life.
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“Our program SMP Racing this year, five years, we had concerns that we can’t handle, but now it exists in its entirety – from karting to Formula 1, – said Rotenberg. – Thanks to Sergey Sirotkin, who with their talent and diligence proved that he is ready for F1. Now he is an example for our young riders (we have had fifteen hundred), they will see that you can get in international series on sport principle.
I’m glad that we’ve partnered with the Williams team, who raised many Champions.”
Also the question was asked to the General Director of Williams Grand Prix Engineering Mike O Driscoll on the term of the contract with Sirotkin team from grove.
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“We are really impressed by what does SMP Racing because they allow young riders to develop, and there is no money, and luck help them to go further, and talent, – said O’driscoll. And we are glad that we have the first pilot of this program – Sergey Sirotkin, and our contract with SMP Racing for many years”.
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