Cars: Fabio Quartararo "works" on a Formula 1 test with Mercedes

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Is World Champion Fabio Quartararo The next MotoGP driver who will test a Formula 1 car? During the summer break he visited the Grand Prix of France in Le Castellet. The connections to Mercedes are particularly tight. You got to know each other in 2019 about sponsor Petronas.

Fabio Quartararo © provided by Fabio Quartararo "works" on a Formula 1 test with Mercedes

from Le Castellet posted quartararo on Instagram a photo that sits in the cockpit of the silver arrow. Caption: "I drive today!" At that time, the first reports appeared that he could possibly get a private test with Mercedes later in the year.

Quartararo also goes well with Lewis Hamilton. Both are also connected by Sponsor Monster Energy. At the end of July, Hamilton posted a video on Instagram. He can be seen and quartararo. Both had fun with water sports off the coast.

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So what about a Formula 1 test? "Regarding Mercedes, I am working on it. But nothing is planned yet. But of course that would be something that I would love to do," says Quartararo with a smile on my face.

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"I was in the simulator. I was sitting in the car, but I had never had the chance to test it. I had a great day with Lewis, but we didn't talk about racing. We had Simply fun with jet ski. It was a good day. " A year ago,

was allowed to visit the Mercedes factory in Brackley in front of the MotoGP race in Silverstone and try out the Formula 1 simulator. At that time he spoke of an "incredible" experience.

In recent years, some MotoGP stars have had the opportunity to test a Formula 1 car. In 2018 Jorge Lorenzo was allowed to drive the 2014 Mercedes in Silverstone. In 2018, Red Bull organized a unique experience in Spielberg for the then Honda drivers.

Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa drove a Red Bull from 2012 in Toro-Rosseo design. And Valentino Rossi, who regularly tested for Ferrari between 2004 and 2010, was allowed to test the Mercedes at the end of 2019. At that time, Hamilton made a few rounds with the Yamaha in Valencia.

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