Giuliano Alesi to drive for MP Motorsport from Sochi onwards
In news just breaking today Giuliano Alesi has been announced as a replacement for Nobuharu Matsushita for this weekends FIA Formula 2 round in Sochi, Russia.
Alesi has had a challenging year thus far for BWT HWA Racelab and will make the switch with almost immediate effect as the road show travels to Russia today.
Speaking via MP Motorsports website Alesi stated,
“I am super happy, excited and most of all motivated to be working with MP and starting this new adventure in Formula 2”, said Alesi. “So I’m really looking forward to Sochi, and can’t wait to get in the car and get started.”
Nobuharu Matsushita moves on after a decent contribution to the season with some great overtaking and a race with in the Feature Race at Barcelona. We will wait and see what horizons the Japanese driver takes in the future but he had been great value this season in an impressive MP Motorsport team in 2020.
Alesi now will set his sights further up the grid than prior rounds as he looks to get back in points scoring form in Sochi.
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