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Pietro Fittipaldi is reported to be Romain Grosjean’s replacement for the IndyCar oval races which he will not take part in during 2021.
Haas principal Guenther Steiner says their reserve driver Pietro Fittipaldi showed he can do a “good job” as he looks to remain involved.
Pietro Fittipaldi hopes to compete in IndyCar in 2021 and remain involved in Formula 1 with a view to securing a seat for 2022.
Pietro Fittipaldi said the fact he was making his Formula 1 debut at the Sakhir GP started to sink in once he got to the grid on race day.
Pietro Fittipaldi and Jack Aitken, who made their F1 debuts at the Sakhir GP, can hold their heads high after both taking the chequered flag.
Guenther Steiner is expecting a “sore” Pietro Fittipaldi come Monday but says the rookie will have to race through the pace at the Sakhir GP.
Pietro Fittipaldi has suffered some bad luck on his Formula 1 debut as he is set to pick up an engine penalty for the Sakhir Grand Prix.
Haas’ Pietro Fittipaldi was pleased with his ability to recover from a big lock-up during FP1 at the Sakhir GP.
Pietro Fittipaldi has described how telling Guenther Steiner he was “ready” to make his F1 race debut at the Sakhir Grand Prix was not enough for the Haas team boss.
The Fittipaldi name will be back on the Formula 1 grid at the Sakhir circuit with Pietro Fittipaldi filling in for the injured Romain Grosjean.