Callum Ilott will participate in Friday follow for Alfa Romeo on the Portuguese Grand Prix this week and serve as second reserve when Robert Kubica has different commitments, the Formula One workforce mentioned on Tuesday.
Ferrari Academy driver Ilott, 22, completed runner as much as Mick Schumacher within the 2020 Formula Two championship however, in contrast to the German who’s now at Haas, was unable to safe a Formula One seat.
The Briton has examined with Ferrari-powered Alfa Romeo beforehand and can be a Ferrari check driver.
“His journey by means of the junior sequence has been a formidable one and he’s no doubt one of the vital proficient younger drivers coming by means of the ranks,” said team boss Frederic Vasseur in a statement.
“He has worked with us before, each time leaving a lasting impression thanks to his work ethic and good feedback, and I have no doubt he will be a very positive addition to Robert Kubica, who will be unavailable on various occasions due to his other racing programmes.”
Former F1 racer Kubica, the one Pole to win a grand prix, is competing in sportscar racing this season.
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