Roberto Merhi To Make F1 Race Debut For Manor

This weekend Roberto Merhi will be making his much awaited and talked about Formula One debut in Australia after he was named by the ManorMarussia team among In their lineup for the Formula One season opener.

According to the team, Merhi, 23, will partner up with Will Stevens from Britain for the race in Melbourne, Australia over the weekend and in addition to that they will also compete in the opening rounds of the Formula One season.

here was also movements in other areas of the team, for instance Jorda King from Britain was named as new team’s development driver. King, 21, is the son of Justin King, a former Sainsbury chief and the current interim chairman for the team.

"It is fantastic to welcome Roberto and Jordan to the team," said principal John Booth of an announcement that comes only three days before first practice at Albert Park.
"Not only are they very talented young drivers with exciting futures ahead of them, they have also been ‘graduates’ of Manor Motorsport in the junior formulae, which is obviously very rewarding for us."

This is not the first time that 23 year old will be racing for Manor in the Formula One, back in 2009 at the Euroseries he raced for the team three times and even managed to come in position three at last year’s Formula Renault 3.5 series.

While addressing the media, Merhi, who was born in Castellon, said that he excited to finally be stepping out and starting to race.
"It is a big responsibility but I feel ready to make this step in my career and to show that I can make an important contribution to developing a team," he said.


 

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