The F2 World Champion in 2022 Felipe Drugovich Becomes Reserve Driver For Aston Martin As A Part Of The Driver Development Programme.
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Aston Martin has announced that Felipe Drugovich will become one of their reserve drivers after he wins the 2022 Formula 2 Championship.
Drugovich is looking forward to take part in Formulap1 at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and will also participate in the Young Driver Test at Yas Marina the week after.
The racer will be part of the Grands Prix in 2023 as part of the team’s new AMF1 Driver Development Programme.
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Felipe Drugovich is excited to be part of Aston Martin
“I’m thrilled to bits to be joining the AMF1 Driver Development Programme,” said Drugovich. “It’s been an enjoyable and successful season so far, and this is just the icing on the cake.”
Felipe Drugovich on his future plans: “For me, 2023 will be a learning curve.” He said he will be functional with the F1 team, but his primary goal is to learn and develop as a driver.
I see my role at AMF1 as giving me all the tools I need to take that crucial next step into Formula 1. I hope that this opportunity will allow me to race in Formula 1 in the future.”
“Felipe Drugovich is an incredible talent. He has the power and consistency to win this year’s FIA Formula 2 Championship-I particularly remember his fantastic Sprint and Feature victories at Barcelona in May, which were hugely impressive,” said Aston Martin Team Principal Mike Krack.
“We are delighted that he is joining us as a member of our Driver Development Programme. We anticipate his arrival as part of our team in Abu Dhabi this November.”
Aston Martin’s Executive Chairman, Lawrence Stroll, praised Felipe Drugovich and said: “We have been keeping a close eye on Felipe’s progress in Formula 2 this year. We are very much in a dazzle.”
We aim to provide him with all the skills and experience he needs to take the next step in his career.”
If he endures to become a Formula 1 driver, that would be the ultimate validation of his talent. He would join the ranks of great Brazilian racing drivers like Emerson Fittipaldi and Ayrton Senna.”