21 Jun 2022

Piastri set for first Alpine F1 outing in French GP practice

All teams are obliged to hand two FP1 sessions to rookies in 2022, with both race drivers stepping down on one occasion apiece.

Piastri’s two planned outings are seen as a key part of his learning process as Alpine reserve, along with extensive private running at a variety of tracks with last year’s A521, conducted most recently at Qatar and Silverstone.

Alpine team boss Otmar Szafnauer would only confirm that Piastri’s FP1 debut is coming “soon” and that it won’t be at the…

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