Ferrari protege Marciello to take part in FP1 in Austin

Sauber reserve driver Rafaelle Marciello, is set to drive Felipe Nasr’s Sauber in FP1 in Austin on Friday in the build up to this weekend’s United States Grand Prix.

The chance comes on the heels of rounds in the Sauber in FP1 at Malaysia, Spain and Britain.

Marciello currently lies in 8th place in the GP2 standings with three podiums this season. He has been a member of Ferrari’s young driver Academy since 2010.

This weekend’s round of the championship will be Sauber’s 400th since entering F1 in 1993.

Image: Ferrari via Ercole Colombo

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