Emerson Fittipaldi with Pietro
Max Verstappen, the son of Formula 1 podium-sitter Jos who has joined Red Bull‘s famous driver programme, is not the only familiar name treading a path to the Grand Prix grid.
Pietro Fittipaldi, 18, is the Miami-born grandson of Brazil's double world champion Emerson Fittipaldi, son of Juliana Fittipaldi with Carlos da Cruz.
He recently left the United States, where he competed in the Nascar Late Model feeder series, for Europe to climb the single seater ladder to Formula 1.
'I think in two or three years, Pietro should get to Formula 1,' 67-year-old Fittipaldi, whose brother Wilson and nephew Christian also raced in Formula 1, said in Sao Paulo on...
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