Alfonso Celis Jr.1996-09-18 (age 23)
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Former Formula 1 reserve driver Alfonso Celis Jr will switch to IndyCar support series Indy Lights in 2018, having signed with the frontrunning Juncos Racing outfit.
The Force India Formula 1 team will use its reserve driver Alfonso Celis Jr in Friday practice for the first time this season at the Austrian and Hungarian Grands Prix.
Alfonso Celis took a lights-to-flag win in the first Formula V8 3.5 race at Spa-Francorchamps, securing his maiden win in the championship.
Force India protege Alfonso Celis scored his maiden Formula V8 3.5 pole position, securing first place on the grid for Race 1 of the Spa-Francorchamps weekend.
Force India has announced its line-up for the 2017 Formula 1 pre-season testing with all three drivers sharing the duties across the eight days at Barcelona.
Matthieu Vaxiviere was victorious in Formula V8 3.5's stop-start Sunday race at Spa-Francorchamps amid mayhem brought on by the extremely wet conditions.
Nico Rosberg returned to his Mercedes Formula 1 cockpit on Tuesday for the first time since his Spanish Grand Prix collision with Lewis Hamilton, as the first in-season test got underway at Barcelona.
Alfonso Celis completed 75 laps with a best time of 1.24.840.
Force India development driver Alfonso Celis has stated that he sees the two days he will get in the VJM09 in Barcelona as a "vote of confidence" from the team.
Mexican teen Alfonso Celis Jr was to happy to complete his first ever Formula 1 drive with Force India in the Abu Dhabi Pirelli test, along with regular driver Nico Hulkenberg, wrapping up the 2015 season.