Di Resta has ‘good chance’ of F1 seat – Haug

Mon, 20 September 2010, 10:31

Sep.20 (GMM) Paul di Resta has a “good chance” of moving into formula one sooner rather than later.

That is the view of Norbert Haug, the motor sport director of the German carmaker Mercedes-Benz.

Haug works with Scottish rookie di Resta, who is also Mercedes-powered Force India’s reserve and Friday driver, in the German touring car championship DTM.

The 24-year-old won from pole at the Oschersleben circuit on Sunday.

“I think his chances for a formula one seat are good,” Haug revealed.

“Of course I hope he stays with us but I also know he has to take the opportunity when it arises. I would absolutely support him in that,” the German is quoted by racexpress.nl.

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