Little known American teenager Juan Manuel Correa has been added to the burgeoning Alfa Romeo F1 ’empire’ after the team confirmed him as a Test and Development driver.
Alfa Romeo Racing is pleased to announce that Juan Manuel Correa is joining the Team as Development Driver.
The 19-year-old American driver is currently competing in the 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship with the Sauber Junior Team, and will now take the next step in his career by entering a new role with Alfa Romeo Racing.
The Team has a history of working with young talented individuals from around the world and is eager to begin working together.
Frédéric Vasseur, Team Principal Alfa Romeo Racing and CEO Sauber Motorsport AG:
“We are happy to announce that Juan Manuel Correa has joined Alfa Romeo Racing. Juan Manuel will be taking on a new challenge with our Team as our Development Driver and we look forward to further advancing his skills in support of his progress as a racing driver.”
Juan Manuel Correa, Development Driver Alfa Romeo Racing:
“To have received this opportunity, and to be a part of such an iconic team and brand in motorsports, Formula 1 in particular, is a privilege for any driver. I will do my best to honor the opportunity I have been given and want to thank Fred and the entire Alfa Romero Racing Team for having me. I’m excited for what the future has to hold.”