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Where there's a will, there's a way // World Series driver Will Stevens focuses on his F1 chance

Published by Christine Blachford

World Series driver Will Stevens focuses on his F1 chance
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Caterham ran several drivers throughout their three day test at Silverstone, one of whom was young World Series driver, Will Stevens. The 22-year-old Brit was granted a full day in the car, slipping in between Alexander Rossi on the first day, and the two race drivers on the Friday.

After getting used to the car, Stevens ran through a precise programme with his engineers, completing 98 laps and finishing 13th fastest overall. It was a steep learning curve, however, despite getting as much practice in beforehand. Will explains:

"It was obviously my first time driving the F1 car and even though I'd prepared for the test with simulator sessions and time back the factory, nothing really prepares you for the step up in performance compared to what I've been racing so far, and the whole track setup."