Aitken getting to grips in Formula 2

Aitken getting to grips in Formula 2

16.03.2018: Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Third and Reserve Driver Jack Aitken enjoyed his first official 2018 FIA Formula 2 test at Circuit Paul

Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Third and Reserve Driver Jack Aitken enjoyed his first official 2018 FIA Formula 2 test at Circuit Paul Ricard last week as he gears up for the series opener in Bahrain in April.



Jack racked up 199 laps across the three-day test at Paul Ricard, home of the 2018 French Grand Prix in June.



The 22-year-old, racing again in 2018 for French outfit ART Grand Prix, brushed aside a car fire in the garage on the first morning, by recording the fourth quickest time on the second day and the third fastest on the final day.



As part of his Third and Reserve Driver duties, Jack was in the garage with the team at winter testing with his next Formula 2 session coming in Bahrain next week for the final three-day test ahead of the season-opener there in April.


Jack Aitken: “It was an encouraging first test overall in Paul Ricard. Despite a difficult start with the fire, we completed a lot of laps and were relatively quick throughout the three days, both in terms of race pace and the qualifying runs. Now I’m focusing on the Bahrain test and further learning about the Formula 2 car before the season starts.”

 

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