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Herta McLaren F1 testing could lead to practice outings

Colton Herta’s testing schedule with McLaren makes him part of a selection process to see if he is the right fit for an FP1 outing later this season. All teams must run a rookie driver – one that hasn’t started more than two grands prix – in free practice on two occasions this year as part of a new regulation. Williams was the first to confirm one of those with Nyck de Vries driving at the Spanish Grand Prix. Herta is going to undergo a testing program with McLaren in a 2021 car after some simulator work in the factory, and team principal Andreas Seidl says the team is working out who should fulfill its quota. “As you know, on the F1 side this year we’re obliged by the...
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