Colapinto completes his FIRST Formula 2 practice session: how did it go?

The 20-year-old Argentine driver, who participated in the Rookie Test in a Williams Formula 1, began his preparations for the 2024 season.

The race of Franco Colapinto growing step by step. After a good 2023 in formula 3, is confirmed for Formula 2 race in 2024, but he was also invited to compete in the category for the last race of the year, in Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, but there should be retire due to problems with his car. Today, he occupies the fifth place in the first International Formula 2 practice session.

The Argentine pilot, almost 20 years old He completed 38 laps of the Abu Dhabi circuit with a Dallara from the MP Motorsport team and achieved his best time of 1 minute and 37 seconds 105/1000. In this way, the Pilar tube, which was last Tuesday afternoon He showed his first contact with a Formula 1 when testing a Williams FW45it stayed 253 thousandths of Frenchman Victor Martins (ART Grand Prix) 852/1000. In second place at the opening session was the Brazilian Enzo Fittipaldi (Van Amersfoort Racing) 960/1000.

Franco Colapinto

In the second round of the exam, Colapinto tested other types of variants with hard tires and placed at the back of the pack, with 1m. 39s, after 61 laps of testing. The best time is in the hands of the Englishman Oliver Bearman (Prema Racing), with 1m. 36s 092/1000. The 2024 Formula 2 season, where Colapinto has a guaranteed seat for the whole year in the MP Motorsport team, will start on the international circuit of Sakhirin Bahrain, the sun March 1 and 2.

Franco Colapinto made his Formula 1 debut

This Tuesday, Franco Colapinto make history Formula 1 debut. The promising Argentine pilot had the opportunity to do so in the Rookie Test which took place at the Yas Marina circuit, located in Abu Dhabi. Management of Williams team’s FW45, Colapinto completed 65 laps and he finished tenth out of twenty drivers. In this way, He reached 300 kilometers which allowed him to obtain a super license which would allow him to be promoted to the highest category of motorsport.

Source: Tycsports

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