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Esteban Gutiérrez named as Mercedes F1 Reserve Driver

Esteban Gutiérrez has been appointed as Reserve Driver for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team for the 2020 season.

After his great performance in the Simulator Program and as a Development Driver, Mercedes has granted him this new role.

“I am very happy to continue working with Mercedes as their Reserve Driver, and I’ll continue working in the development of the car. My responsibility is to be prepared to race at any opportunity that arises”, said the mexican.

Esteban is increasingly involved with Mercedes as he is also the Reserve and Development driver for the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team and Ambassador for Mercedes-Benz Mexico.

“I am very grateful for this opportunity so I will give my maximum this year to help the team win the championship again”, he said.

Esteban joined Mercedes in 2018 in their simulator program, while in 2019 he became their development driver.