Honda teen and Formulation 2 racer Nobuharu Matsushita will take pleasure in his first Formulation 1 take a look at with Sauber subsequent week on the Hungaroring.
Matsushita, 23, has received three races within the GP2/F2 class since making his debut again in 2015, however is but to pattern F1 equipment.
The Japanese teen will take pleasure in his maiden run-out with Sauber – who had beforehand introduced an engine take care of Honda for 2018 – subsequent week following the Hungarian Grand Prix, getting behind the wheel of the C36 automobile on August 1.
“After I was 4 years outdated, I used to be fascinated by Michael Schumacher, watching him racing in Formulation 1. Since then my dream was to grow to be a Formulation 1 driver,” Matsushita stated.
“I’m very enthusiastic about my first Formulation 1 take a look at and I’m actually trying ahead to driving the Sauber C36-Ferrari on the Hungaroring – it’s a nice alternative for me.
“I hope will probably be a productive day for the crew in addition to for myself, in order that I can be taught as a lot as doable. I want to thank the Sauber F1 Workforce for making this occur.”
Matsushita will hand the reins of the C36 automobile over to fellow F2 driver Gustav Malja for the second day of testing in Hungary.