Haas has introduced Ferrari Academy driver Oliver Bearman will participate in its two rookie FP1 outings this season.
Every F1 staff is remitted to run a rookie – labeled as any driver with two or fewer race begins within the sport – in two observe classes throughout the season.
American-owned Haas will place Bearman, who sits sixth within the Drivers’ standings in his rookie F2 marketing campaign, within the VF-23 in first observe for the Mexican and Abu Dhabi Grands Prix.
The 18-year-old has impressed for Prema this season having picked up 4 wins, together with a Dash-Function double in Azerbaijan and follows within the footsteps of Charles Leclerc, Mick Schumacher, Robert Shwartzman and Antonio Giovinazzi in taking advantage of Haas’ relationship with Ferrari to make his F1 session bow.
“We’re very glad to supply Oliver these outings in Mexico and Abu Dhabi,” stated Haas Group Principal Guenther Steiner.
“He’s had a stellar rookie season in Components 2, 4 wins is testomony to that, and as a part of the Ferrari Driver Academy – we all know his background preparation coming into these weekends will probably be first-rate. We look ahead to welcoming Oliver into the staff and have him drive the VF-23.”
Help the staff
“I’m so glad to be becoming a member of Haas F1 Group driving in Mexico and Abu Dhabi,” added Bearman.
“Attending to Components 1 has been my dream since I used to be go-karting so to be driving a automotive for the primary time this yr is basically particular.
“I’m grateful to the staff, and naturally Ferrari, for permitting me this opportunity.
“I’m working onerous to ensure I’m able to help the staff as finest I can on each events.”
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