– Indonesian racing driver Sean Gelael will join another Formula 1 Free Practice 1 Session. The Formula 2 driver will join Scuderia Toro Rosso team in the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix.
Sean will use Carlos Sainz Jr’s car in the FP1 session. The young racing driver will try the challenging track at Circuit of the Americas (COTA).
Sean has conducted the track walk ritual. The 20-year-old racing driver has carried out race simulation training.
“Back to business here at COTA,” Sean said on its instagram account @gelaelized.
COTA is very challenging for most racing drivers. The 5.5 kilometer circuit is quite similar with a number of classic European circuits.
Cota has many wide corners. The anti-clockwise circuit has various elevation changes.
After passing the start line, you must climb around 41 meters. After Turn 15, you can reach 250 kilometers per hour. At Turn 16-Turn 17-Turn 18 area, You can experience high g-force. Therefore, you must have good physical condition.
Sean will join the F1 FP1 session for the third time in the United states. He previously joined the F1 FP1 sessions in the previous F1 rounds in Singapore and Malaysia.
Sean showed good driving skills at the time. He provided valuable feedback for Toro Rosso crew.
“Next year, he will still compete in Formula 2. After that, we will see,” Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost said.