Romain Grosjean has been chosen as the new director of GPDA , the Association of Grand Prix drivers, ie the association that must defend the interests of Formula 1 drivers. This election, which has just been made public, was decided During the Friday of the last Russian Grand Prix , in Sochi.
Romain Grosjean Director
Grosjean, who debuted in Formula 1 in the 2009 season , has been a regular driver since 2012, when Lotus gave him a second chance. The Frenchman remained in the aforementioned Lotus until 2015, with which he managed to climb 10 times to the podium, to finally sign for Haas, with which he is completing the second season. Grosjean will replace Jenson Button as Jenson has decided not to travel to the Grand Prix despite his ambassadorial role at McLaren.
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Romain Grosjean said he was very proud to have been chosen for this role , stressing the importance of the fact that despite the fact that the drivers do not always have the same opinion, it is important to be united. For his part, Alex Wurz wanted to thank Jenson Button for the services provided during these years, also congratulating himself on the selection of Grosjean, whom he described as a very active member of the GPDA in recent years.