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Pato O’Ward is an F1Newbie

Pato O’Ward made his official F1 debut during practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – an experience that left the IndyCar racer wanting more.

O’Ward took over the MCL36 of Lando Norris for the opening one-hour session at the Yas Marina Circuit, in which he completed 22 laps and finished 18th overall.

Read the full article on fromula1.com – here

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Felipe Drugovich, F1Newbie with Abu Dhabi FP1 session

Felipe Drugovich took to the track in the Aston Martin AMR22 for FP1 of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after joining the team as their reserve driver.

The 2022 Formula 2 World Champion was signed by Aston Martin in September as their reserve driver, two days after winning his title.

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George Russell – F1Newbie with Brazilian Win(s)

George Russell led a one-two with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton at the Sao Paulo GP making him an F1Newbie; also securing Mercedes’ first of the season.

A day earlier, George stood on the top step of the podium, having won the third sprint race of the season. 

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F1Newbie’s – Haas F1 Team take their first Pole in Brazil 2022

A wet track and George Russell’s red flag may have played a part, but the Haas Teams’ first pole position can’t be denied. The achievement was duplicated for Kevin Magnussen also, with the Dane taking his first-ever F1 Pole. 

The team have a Sprint Race and Feature Race to get through before they can celebrate this tremendous achievement, but no doubt, there will be a toast or two on Sunday night… 

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PoleNewbie – Kevin Magnussen at Brazil 22

Kevin Magnussen is out to “have some fun” as he and Haas start the Brazilian GP Sprint Race from their first Pole.

Kevin Magnussen grabbed a phenomenal first F1 pole after a thrilling wet Qualifying session at Sao Paulo was thwarted by George Russell causing a Red Flag

 

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Pietro Fittipaldi

Pietro Fittipaldi is an American-Brazilian driver racing under a Brazilian flag and the grandson of 2 times world champion Emerson Fittipaldi. He took to the track, in Kevin Magnussen’s Hass VF-22 for the FP1 session of the Mexican GP 2022. 

Pietro is the reserve driver for Haas (2022) and has been part of the Haas team since 2018 having completed several test days. He stood in for Romain Grosjean finishing in 17th at Sakhir on debut.

At the time of his FP1 session, he is a strong contender for a full-time seat at Haas for the coming season. 

Pietro Fittipaldi : formula1.com

 

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Logan Sargent – F1Newbie FP1 USGP 22

Logan Sargeant took to the track at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) for FP1 in the Williams FW44.

An American racing driver, currently competing in the FIA Formula 2 Championship with Carlin and contracted to Williams F1 Team for 2023 (pending the issuing of a Super License)

Following the practice session and ahead of the race, Williams announced that Logan would be taking the wheel for FP1 at Mexico and Abu Dhabi. 

 

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Alex Palou – F1Newbie FP1 USGP 22

Álex Palou Montalbo is a Spanish Indycar driver contracted to Chip Ganassi Racing and the winner of the 2021 series championship. He is the first Spanish racing driver to win a National Championship in American open-wheel racing.

Having previously tested with McLaren in Barcelona, he became an official F1Newbie when he took to the track in Austin, Texas for FP1 of the USGP in 2022. 

 

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Nyck de Vries to debut for Williams in Monza 2022

Nyck De Vries has stepped into Alex Albon’s seat as reserve driver for the 2022 Monza GP with Alex being sidelined for suspected appendicitis. 

De Vries is a Mercedes Junior Team driver and took to FP1 in the Aston Martin of Sebastian Vettel, possibly making him the first driver to drive for two teams in one race weekend. 

 

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Liam Lawson – F1Newbie with an FP1 appearance at Belgian Grand Prix

Liam Lawson set for F1 debut with FP1 appearance at Belgian Grand Prix

Liam Lawson becomes an F1Newbie with his Formula 1 debut on Friday, as Alpha Tauri have announced that the Carlin star will take over the reins of the AT03 for the opening Free Practice session at Spa-Francorchamps.

The New Zealander will be getting behind the wheel of Pierre Gasly’s car and running alongside Formula 2 alumni Yuki Tsunoda as part of the two young driver sessions F1 teams are required to run this season.

“Super excited to say I’ll be doing my first FP1 this weekend in Spa,” said Lawson.

Text extract from fiaformula2.com – read the full article here

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