Alexander Rossi will drive in front of his home crowd at Circuit of The Americas next week after being handed a first free practice run by Caterham. The American’s appearance will be his third outing in a Friday practice session. having also driven at the 2012 Spanish Grand Prix and at this year’s Canadian GP.
“This is an important time in my career and the sport for America and another major step forward for me, to drive FP1 in my home country, in front of my own friends, family, supporters and fans, said Rossi, who scored his first GP2 Series win in Abu Dhabi last weekend. “It means a lot to me that the team is giving me this opportunity, while trusting me with the responsibility and I want thank everyone who’s helped make this possible.”