Canadian Latifi to make F1 debut with Williams in 2020

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Method One – Brazilian Grand Prix – Apply – Jose Carlos Tempo Circuit, Sao Paulo, Brazil – November 15, 2019 Williams’ Nicholas Latifi in motion throughout follow Information/Amanda Perobelli

ABU DHABI (Information) – Canadian Nicholas Latifi will make his Method One debut subsequent season changing Robert Kubica at Williams, the Grove based mostly squad stated on Thursday.

The 24-year-old, who’s racing within the Method Two feeder collection this 12 months and is second within the standings with two races to go in Abu Dhabi this weekend, is already the workforce’s reserve driver and has pushed in plenty of checks and 6 follow classes for them this season.

His appointment alongside Mercedes-backed Briton George Russell, who made his debut this season, comes as no shock and fills the final vacant spot on the 2020 grid.

Kubica, who returned to Method One this season after a near-fatal rally crash in 2011, introduced his departure from Williams in September this 12 months.

Reporting by Abhishek Takle; modifying by Shri Navaratnam