Mercedes reveal insight into ‘metronomic’ Kimi Antonelli’s F1 tests | F1

Andrea Kimi Antonelli looks like “a very promising” driver after showing “metronomic” pace in his F1 tests, according to Mercedes technical director James Allison.Mercedes protege Antonelli has been tipped as a future F1 driver and is widely believed to be the team’s first-choice to replace the Ferrari-bound Lewis Hamilton in 2025, despite only being 17 and competing in his first Formula 2 season this year.The highly-rated Italian has already completed a series of F1 tests with Mercedes, driving their 2021 and 2022 cars at the Red Bull Ring in Austria and Imola in Italy at the end of April.Mercedes have…

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