Grosjean’s farewell F1 take a look at strikes a step nearer with seat becoming · RaceFans


Romain Grosjean has accomplished a seat becoming in preparation for his farewell Method 1 take a look at, which Mercedes is anticipated to rearrange.

The chief producer of Netflix’s Drive to Survive collection, James Homosexual-Rees, revealed Grosjean’s seat becoming in an interview for the In The Quick Lane podcast.

Grosjean, who’s racing in IndyCar this yr, was provided the take a look at following his violent crash in final yr’s Bahrain Grand Prix. Grosjean suffered burns which prevented him from collaborating in what would have been the ultimate two races of his F1 profession.

Mercedes group principal Toto Wolff confirmed final December they had been ready to supply him a automotive. “If we’re allowed to do that and no one else inside his universe of groups that he raced would supply him with such a chance, we’d do it,” he stated.

In February Grosjean revealed he had spoken to Mercedes and was “finalising the plan” for the take a look at.

A spokesperson for the world champions declined to verify whether or not Grosjean had visited their manufacturing unit for the seat becoming.

Grosjean’s take a look at should happen inside the FIA’s strict limits on when groups can run their automobiles. They’re forbidden from operating their present automobiles outdoors of race weekends, official exams and two filming days per season, however might conduct exams utilizing equipment from earlier seasons.

The take a look at should be scheduled round Grosjean’s IndyCar commitments. He is because of make his debut for Coyne within the Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsport Park on April 18th.

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