News Details

SMP sporting director Mika Salo defends Sirotkin choice

Former F1 driver Mika Salo says Williams has put together a pair of 'hungry' drivers by choosing Sergey Sirotkin to race alongside Lance Stroll this year. The former Ferrari and Toyota driver heads the motor racing programme of Russian bank SMP, which is supporting Sirotkin's graduation to Formula 1 with a financial package rumored to be worth $20 million to Williams. Salo however insists the 22-year-old rookie is more than just a pay driver. "Williams is the best choice for Sirotkin. It's a good team, he has a young teammate and both are definitely hungry," Salo told Finnish broadcaster MTV. "He's a smart guy. He knows a lot about engineering and technology and has good...
Full Story »
1y ago from F1i.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Sergey Sirotkin announced as Williams second driver...

Williams have announced the young Russian driver Sergey Sirotkin as their...
1y ago from FormulaSpy.com

Formula 1: Sergey Sirotkin named as Williams driver

Russian Sergey Sirotkin has joined Williams to fill the final place on the...
1y ago from BBC.co.uk

Williams' second seat goes to rookie Sergey Sirotkin!

As widely expected, Sergey Sirotkin will be racing for Williams in 2018,...
1y ago from F1i.com

Sirotkin confirmed as Williams F1 driver alongside...

Williams has announced Sergey Sirotkin as part of its 2018 Formula 1...
1y ago from Crash.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Ducati takes wraps off 2019 MotoGP livery

Ducati has become the first MotoGP team to reveal what its 2019...
15h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Ducati unveils 2019 MotoGP Desmosedici in Switzerland

Factory Ducati riders Andrea Dovizioso and Danilo Petrucci have unveiled...
15h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Kris Meeke on His WRC Return: “I’ve Got a Lot to...

Kris Meeke returns to the FIA World Rally Championship for the 2019...
21h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Marko Arnautovic good enough to play for Man Utd,...

MARKO ARNAUTOVIC is good enough to play for any of Manchester United,...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal transfer news: James Rodriguez DOESN'T WANT to...

JAMES RODRIGUEZ is set to stay at Bayern Munich for the remainder of the...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal must GIVE UP on Premier League with defeat to...

ARSENAL will have to shift their attention to the Europa League if they...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal blasted for making transfer 'MISTAKE' as Unai...

ARSENAL have been blasted by former Premier League man Jack Collison for...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.