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Fittipaldi sets sights on becoming next Brazilian F1 driver

Pietro Fittipaldi says he is eyeing a future in Formula 1, and is determined to ensure a lack of Brazilian representation in the sport is kept as short as possible. After wrapping up the Formula V8 3.5 title during the Bahrain finale weekend, Fittipaldi was handed the chance to test the Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 car during the FIA World Endurance Championship’s rookie test on Sunday. The 21-year-old grandson of two-time F1 champion Emerson Fittipaldi is now considering his options for 2018, with his focus remaining on climbing the single-seater ladder despite impressing in his one-off outing with Porsche. “Formula 2 is a possibility,” said Fittipaldi. “My eyes are also set on F1....
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