Russian youngster Sergey Sirotkin exams for Sauber F1 staff: Sirotkin completes very first check in Bahrain

Sirotkin completes initial test in Bahrain

By: Adam Cooper on April 8, 2014

Sirotkin is just 18 years old.

LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC – Sergey Sirotkin completed his initial suitable testing session for Sauber on Tuesday in Bahrain.

Russian Sergey Sirotkin had his first proper Formula 1 test outing for Sauber in Bahrain nowadays, running adequate laps to earn himself a Super License.

The 18-12 months-old was anticipated to be a Sauber race driver this yr, but his deal did not come to fruition above the winter. Nevertheless, he stays in the loop, and his acquisition of a Super License signifies that he is now qualified to run in Friday FP1 sessions.

“In comparison to what I am used to driving in World Series by Renault, I have really a lot more engine power and far more acceleration with the Sauber C33,” he explained. “On my rapidly lap in the morning I produced a number of errors, so I probably misplaced a 2nd. But, all in all, it was a excellent begin to the session.

“In the afternoon, we had some problems with my footwear. They had been also small, so it was fairly agonizing when I was braking. When we changed the shoes, it was still not the greatest and tough to drive. It was not straightforward, but I am glad we finished the 300 kms. We know that there is a lot of possible for improvement, and we should all be content with this.”

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