Celis Jr. joins Force India as development driver

By on Thursday, November 19, 2015
GP3 Media Service

GP3 Media Service

GP3 racer Alfonso Celis Jr. will act as a development driver for Force India in 2016, where he will participate in seven free practice session.

Celis Jr., 13th in this year's standings, will make his debut for the squad in the post-race test in Abu Dhabi.

"Ever since I started racing I’ve been dreaming of Formula 1, so it’s a huge honour to begin working with Force India.

"It’s an amazing opportunity for me to learn about Formula 1 and to work closely with the engineers and race drivers.

"Being on the track in Abu Dhabi will be an incredible feeling. It’s going to be the biggest moment in my career and I am fully focussed on doing a good job for the team."

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