Grosjean reveals special helmet for upcoming Mercedes test

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The previous Haas driver remains to be ready to check a Mercedes F1 automobile, as promised by Toto Wolff, and has a particular one-off helmet prepared for the occasion.

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Romain Grosjean has revealed the one-off helmet he has prepared and ready for his promised Mercedes take a look at, regardless of no date having been confirmed for his F1 swansong.

Mercedes provided the Frenchman a take a look at session driving one among their vehicles after his F1 profession was lower brief by a horrific crash on the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix.

The take a look at was because of happen across the 2021 French Grand Prix weekend however, because of Covid journey restrictions, it by no means went forward.

Grosjean remains to be ready patiently for his likelihood to drive one among Lewis Hamilton’s well-known vehicles and is prepared for Toto Wolff’s name.

“I do know everyone seems to be asking in regards to the Mercedes take a look at. Properly, right here is the helmet,” mentioned Grosjean, exhibiting the one-off helmet to his YouTube viewers.

“The take a look at hasn’t occurred but, however we have a helmet prepared for it.”

The most recent on Grosjean's Mercedes take a look at

Grosjean final offered an replace on his promised Mercedes take a look at again in January, telling IndyCar reporters that Wolff stays eager to get the take a look at accomplished this yr.

The previous Haas racer is now dwelling in the USA and competes full-time in IndyCar for Andretti, providing only some home windows of alternative for Mercedes to get the take a look at accomplished.

He has already had a seat match with the crew at their Brackley F1 base.

Talking throughout an IndyCar press convention, the Frenchman mentioned: “I despatched a message to Toto after Abu Dhabi. Properly, I left a few weeks [go by] after which I despatched a message to Toto, and he did reply.

“He began, ‘Thanks’, after which the final sentence was, ‘We have to get you in that automobile this yr’.”

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Grosjean affords his verdict on Mercedes' struggles

Talking on his YouTube channel, Grosjean provided his verdict on Mercedes’ difficult begin to the brand new season.

The Frenchman is assured that the crew will discover the treatment for his or her points however has conceded that there’s loads of work forward of them.

“Mercedes are such an ideal crew that, even after they have a really arduous weekend, they’re up there,” he continued.

“They positively have a variety of work to do on the Mercedes aspect, however I’m not anxious, I’m positive they’re going to be again up there.

“They’re going to push as arduous as they will, ship elements on the final minute, and attempt to get stronger in Melbourne.”

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					Grosjean reveals special helmet for upcoming Mercedes test

					Grosjean reveals special helmet for upcoming Mercedes test

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