Formula 1. Ferrari lured to his protégé Mercedes

Формула-1. Ferrari переманила до себе протеже Mercedes

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Pascal Wehrlein has already visited the base, although officially, his move was not announced

A former protege of Mercedes Pascal Wehrlein in this season of Formula 1 will work on the Ferrari simulator.

Racer that spent two years in Manor and Sauber, at the end of last season said goodbye to its longtime patrons of the Mercedes.

The nearest weekend he makes his debut in the race of the Formula E team Mahindra, but in 2019 he will combine his racing duties in electric championship with labor on the Ferrari simulator.

The purpose of Wehrlein was not confirmed by Ferrari, but we know that the team needs new drivers of development this season, because Antonio Jonasz and Daniil Kvyat, who worked on the simulator of the Scuderia in 2018, began fighting the riders Sauber and Toro Rosso respectively.

Wehrlein was bound by a contract with Mercedes until 31 December last year, so he did not participate in the first stage of the new season of Formula E, in ed Dr.

According to sources, on Monday this week, he first visited Maranello.

It is believed that Ferrari is also considering the candidacy of the second pilot development.

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