Formula 1: racing team makes it official! HE celebrates his debut
In the formula 1 the next pilot will soon make his debut!
Williams has announced that young driver Logan Sargeant will make his debut in the United States Grand Prix formula 1 sit in a car.
Formula 1: racing team makes it official!
The 21-year-old, who joined the Williams Academy last October, will take over the cockpit from current regular driver Nicholas Latifi in the first free practice session on October 21-23.
formula 1 – Drivers and teams 2022
- Mercedes: Lewis Hamilton, George Russell
- Red Bull: Max Verstappen, Sergio Perez
- Ferrari: Charles Leclerc, Carlos Sainz
- McLaren: Lando Norris, Daniel Ricciardo
- AlphaTauri: Pierre Gasly, Yuki Tsunoda
- Alpine: Fernando Alonso, Esteban Ocon
- Aston Martin: Sebastian Vettel, Lance Stroll
- Haas: Mick Schumacher, Kevin Magnussen
- Williams: Nicholas Latifi, Alexander Albon
- Alfa Romeo: Valtteri Bottas, Guanyu Zhou
After Alexander Rossi in 2015, Sargeant will be the first American to compete in a Formula 1 session. For Williams it is the second mandatory training session with a young driver this season after Nyck de Vries was allowed to drive at Barcelona.
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“I’m super excited to have the opportunity to do my first free practice session in Austin. To get the chance at the US Grand Prix is something very special for me,” says Sargeant happily.
Formula 1: Sargeant drives for Williams in training
The young American thanks Williams for the trust and belief that “I can do a good job. My goal will be to learn as much as possible with the new generation of cars. I look forward to making the most of this experience and really enjoying it.”
Williams sports director Sven Smeets is also looking forward to the rookie. Logan has demonstrated a high level of skill and maturity through his performances on and off the track this season. He won races in Formula 2 and also worked hard in the simulator sessions.”
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Sargeant has already celebrated two wins and two podiums in his first season in Formula 2. The American is currently in third place overall behind Felipe Drugovich and Théo Pourchaire. (oa)