Tatiana Calderón will be back at the wheel of a Formula 1 car this week when she makes her first test outing of the year with Alfa Romeo Racing.
The Colombian rising star, who has been affiliated to Alfa Romeo and its forerunner Sauber since the start of the 2017 season, will drive a V8-powered 2013-spec Sauber C32 at the Circuit Paul Ricard in France on Friday August 23.
It comes after two successful outings in grand prix machinery for Tatiana with the Hinwil-based outfit last year.
The 26-year-old was let loose in Sauber’s 2018 F1 car, the C37, in Mexico City last year for a promotional run, before being given a more thorough assessment during a two-day test at Ferrari test venue Fiorano in the C32.
Tatiana now has the chance to build on the vital experience she gained in those outings with her Paul Ricard run, which also signifies Alfa Romeo’s faith in her abilities and desire to evaluate her further following her successful tests in 2018.
Tatiana Calderón: “I’m really thankful to Alfa Romeo Racing for giving me another opportunity to drive a Formula 1 car following my previous two runs last year. I’m very happy to be able to work with the team on the track once again and continue to learn and develop further as a driver. I look forward to making the most of this new experience.”