Arjun Maini tests with F2 champions Russian Time

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Arjun Maini at the Russian Time garage

Abu Dhabi, November 30: With two podium finishes during the 2017 GP3 Season, Arjun Maini on Thursday (November 30) confirmed that he is currently testing with F2 team, Trident, on Day 1 and with F2 champions, Russian Time, on Day 2 and 3 at the 2017 Post Season Tests in Abu Dhabi.

The Haas F1 Development Driver, who is supported by JK Racing and TVS Racing, will be testing in the Russian Time's Artem Markelov's car. Markelov finished second in the F2 Drivers' Championship in the 2017 season. Russian Time have been part of the GP2 and Formula 2 Series since 2013.

Commenting on the post season tests in Abu Dhabi, Arjun said: "It will be exciting to challenge myself in what is currently amongst the best cars in the F2 series. The ability to drive a car that has delivered some great results this season is an exciting thought and I look forward to the two remaining days of testing."

Russian Time team principal Svetlana said: "We are delighted to have Arjun in the team in the Vice Champions Car and are looking forward to a good performance from him. We hope he will have a good experience in driving one of the cars that won the team championship this year."

Arjun Main,i who has been targeting a seat in the Formula 1, believes that testing with the F2 Champions Team will bring him one step closer to his goal.

Arjun was also announced as a HAAS F1 Development Driver in May 2017.

Source: Press release

Story first published: Thursday, November 30, 2017, 15:26 [IST]
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