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Shwartzman and Giovinazzi to share Ferrari reserve duties – EAST AUTO NEWS

Shwartzman and Giovinazzi to share Ferrari reserve duties


Robert Shwartzman has been promoted to a Ferrari reserve driver function in 2023, sharing duties with Antonio Giovinazzi.

The Italian, who used to race for Alfa Romeo, was the Ferrari reserve final season together with Haas driver Mick Schumacher, who would have been known as up at any races that Giovinazzi was not current at whereas competing in System E. Whereas Giovinazzi is not going to race in System E this 12 months he’s one in every of Ferrari’s Hypercar drivers, and so as soon as once more the function can be cut up.

After impressing the crew together with his simulator assist work final 12 months, Shwartzman (pictured above) will take over the opposite reserve spot, with Schumacher having left Ferrari to hitch Mercedes in the identical function after dropping his Haas seat.

Shwartzman just lately examined an IndyCar for Chip Ganassi Racing at Sebring, setting the quickest time of the one-day check as he edged out new full-time Dale Coyne Racing driver Sting Ray Robb. The Israeli-born Russian may also race the brand new 296 GT3 within the SRO GT World Problem Europe this season to maintain him race sharp.

“Honored to step up as Scuderia Ferrari F1 reserve driver and proceed my journey with the Ferrari household,” Shwartzman stated. “I sit up for working exhausting, getting again behind the wheel of the F1 automotive and racing within the GT World Problem with Ferrari Competizioni GT!”

Ferrari has an unchanged F1 driver lineup of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz for the third consecutive season, with Leclerc ending as runner-up within the drivers’ championship final 12 months.

Shwartzman and Giovinazzi to share Ferrari reserve duties – EAST AUTO NEWS
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