Williams has confirmed that Luca Ghiotto will take pleasure in his first Components 1 take a look at on the Hungaroring subsequent week, splitting working within the FW40 with Felipe Massa.
Ghiotto, 22, completed as runner-up in GP3 in 2015 earlier than shifting as much as GP2, and at present races within the rebranded Components 2 collection.
The Italian will get his first probability to impress in F1 equipment subsequent week following the Hungarian Grand Prix, fulfilling Williams’ younger driver allocation.
“An enormous because of Williams for this chance. I feel the primary F1 take a look at for any driver is a particular second, and to do it with such an historic staff is even higher so I am actually excited,” Ghiotto stated.
“After all, I additionally must deal with the F2 weekend beforehand, however I am actually wanting ahead to the take a look at and I actually hope it goes nicely.”
Deputy Williams F1 chief Claire Williams added: “This will probably be Luca’s first alternative of a Components One outing. Our staff has a powerful monitor file for creating younger expertise, and we all the time take pleasure in seeing younger drivers getting alternatives to reveal their means.
“I look ahead to seeing how he performs within the automobile subsequent month.”