Ilott called back for Alfa Romeo F1 reserve duty in Miami

Listen to this article The arrangement is a one-off at the moment but Ilott may be asked to attend further races when Kubica is not available – and if he can fit it around his IndyCar program with Juncos Hollinger Racing. Ilott shared Alfa Romeo reserve duties with Kubica last year as a result of his membership of the Ferrari Driver Academy. He also took part in FP1 sessions in Portugal and Austria. He is no longer connected to Ferrari and has thus maintained his Alfa role independently of any Maranello connections. “Callum is part of the team and he was with us last year,” Alfa team principal Fred Vasseur told Motorsport.com. “He knows perfectly the team. The car not, for sure, but he knows the team. And we are all close to him. He did a good job with us in the past. “He’s here race-by-race. He has his own commitments, and I don’t want to disturb him. But the fact that he was here in the U.S. it also made sense for him. “We’ll see in the future, but if sometimes Robert is not available, it absolutely makes sense to go with Callum. We …

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