Haas validate Oliver Bearman and Pietro Fittipaldi as reserve motorists for 2024
Components One’s sole American outfit Haas has verified F2 driver Oliver Bearman and IndyCar racer Pietro Fittipaldi as their reserve motorists for the 2024 FIA Components one Planet Championship.
Bearman manufactured his Components one weekend debut with Haas in 2023 as he participated in two FP1 classes in Mexico and Abu Dhabi. The member of the Scuderia Ferrari Driver Academy also participated in November’s finish-of-year check at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi along with Fittipaldi. The 4-time FIA F2 winner will also satisfy a reserve part with Scuderia Ferrari as he returns to the sequence in 2024 driving when once again for Prema Racing.
In addition to his reserve driver part, Bearman has been verified to take part in 6 FP1 classes for MoneyGram Haas F1 Workforce in 2024, which includes the Emilia Romagna, the Spanish, British, Hungarian, Mexico Metropolis and Abu Dhabi Grands Prix.
Increasing on the announcement, Bearman commented “I’m genuinely delighted to be element of MoneyGram Haas F1 Workforce for the future year. I experienced a fantastic encounter very last 12 months functioning with absolutely everyone at the group and I’m seeking ahead to creating on that this 12 months.
“There are various occasions I’ll be carrying out FP1’s at – along with the reserve responsibilities, which is thrilling. I’m grateful to Haas F1 Workforce and Scuderia Ferrari for their religion and for supporting me.”
Fittipaldi will enter his sixth year with the group as the Brazilian is established to blend his reserve part responsibilities along with a total-time push competing for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in the 2024 IndyCar Collection. Fittipaldi has started off in two F1 races, both of those with Haas back again in 2020, and has fulfilled several Components one check responsibilities for the Kannapolis-primarily based squad given that becoming a member of the group.
“I’m delighted and very pleased to be likely into my sixth year with MoneyGram Haas F1 Workforce,” mentioned Pietro Fittipaldi. “I’m seeking ahead to continuing our do the job in advancement and supporting the group in the ideal way I can during the 2024 FIA Components one Planet Championship.”
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Talking of the announcement, Haas’s freshly-appointed group principal Ayao Komatsu stated: I’m happy to have both of those Oliver Bearman and Pietro Fittipaldi as our reserve motorists. Oliver did a large work for us very last year settling in very well and functioning by way of both of those his FP1 operate applications in Mexico and Abu Dhabi and then with his check application.
“We’re seeking ahead to offering him the option for extra outings in FP1 in 2024 – with screening at a high quality this is vital jogging time, both of those for us to assess Oliver’s development but also to empower him seat time in a Components one motor vehicle.
“Having Pietro with us for a sixth year is worthwhile as he once again delivers continuity and he’s been a fantastic contributor to our application above the yrs – both of those on and off-monitor. We’re psyched he’s landed a total-time IndyCar experience this year, so he can do what he enjoys to do – and which is to race, but he’s there for us far too as element of the Haas household.”