Sports

Fittipaldi and Deletraz take Haas F1 reserve roles

Sport

Brazilian Pietro Fittipaldi and Swiss racer Louis Deletraz have been appointed official test and reserve drivers for the Haas Formula One team.

FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – Pre Season Testing – Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain – February 20, 2019 Haas' Pietro Fittipaldi in action during testing REUTERS/Albert Gea

Share this content

Bookmark

LONDON: Brazilian Pietro Fittipaldi and Swiss racer Louis Deletraz have been appointed official test and reserve drivers for the Haas Formula One team.

Both have tested and carried out simulator work for the U.S.-owned team in the past.

Advertisement

Advertisement

With the Formula One season yet to start due to the coronavirus pandemic, the pair are also expected to represent Haas in the next edition of the esports virtual grand prix series.

Miami-born Brazilian Fittipaldi, the 23-year-old grandson of double world champion Emerson, raced in the German Touring Car (DTM) series last year while also carrying out the test driver role at Haas.

Deletraz, 22, will continue to race in Formula Two.

"We had intended to make this announcement over the course of the AustrRead More – Source