Shwartzman is the first Russian driver to join the Ferrari Driver Academy programme

Ferrari Driver Academy is pleased to announce that a new driver has been selected for the FDA programme.

The Russian driver supported by SMP Racing, Robert Shwartzman, who just turned 18, joins FDA right before the end of the Formula Renault 2.0 Championship that will take place this weekend in Barcelona.

Shwartzman joins Charles Leclerc, Antonio Fuoco, Guan Yu Zhou, Giuliano Alesi, Marcus Armstrong, Enzo Fittipaldi, and the newly added driver Callum Ilott in the programme.