{ad_before_content}

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.


 

{ad_after_content}
Spirit of Daytona IMSA Team Has Sebring Crash

Spirit of Daytona IMSA Team Has Sebring Crash

As a result of Tristan Vautier's Sebring crash, the polesitter of Daytona Racing will be forced to miss the next IMSA SportsCar Championship round in Long Beach. Vautier took responsibility for the crash. He has since admitted that his impatience got to him and led him to a series of events…

This Year’s Geneva Show to Feature Electric European Cars

This Year’s Geneva Show to Feature Electric European Cars

It is normal to find the latest ultra-fast racers, supercars, and concept cars in the yearly Geneva Auto Show. However, this year’s show will highlight the latest electric cars from major manufacturers that include Audi, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, and Jaguar. European carmakers are trying to…

Ricciardo Leads Test Session in F1 in Barcelona

Ricciardo Leads Test Session in F1 in Barcelona

Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull set a new Circuit de Catalunya track record in Barcelona during the sixth day of Formula One pre-season tests sessions to command the lead. Ricciardo went faster than anyone else as Formula One started the test sessions. Ricciardo's RB14 set a record time of 1:18.047…

Who is Austin Cindric?

Who is Austin Cindric?

Austin Cindric is set to challenge the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) title. This multi-talented 19-year old career driver already opened his campaign for Roush Fenway Racing at the Daytona Speedway last month in a No. 60 PIRTEK Ford Mustang. Alongside a team consisting of Ty Majeski and Chase…