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Aitken to replace Russell for FP1 of Styrian GP

Jack Aitken will make his Williams F1 debut this weekend, replacing George Russell for FP1, the team has confirmed. The Formula 2 racer joined the British outfit from Renault at the start of 2020, signing on as a reserve driver. He'd previously been part of the French team's academy for four years. While there, he drove their F1 car in various testing sessions but never got in it for an official race weekend session. That's now set to change, with the Brit taking over duties from Russell at the start of the Styrian Grand Prix weekend. “Driving in FP1 is a pretty special occasion,” Aitken told the Formula 1 website. “I’ll definitely be driving out of the pit lane with a smile on my...
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