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F2 champion Bacheta wins Williams test 01 Oct 2012

2012 F2 champion, Luciano Bacheta Frank Williams (GBR) Williams Team Owner.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 13, Italian Grand Prix, Practice, Monza, Italy, Friday, 7 September 2012

British driver Luciano Bacheta has earned the prize of a Formula One test with Williams after he clinched the 2012 FIA Formula Two Championship at Italy’s Monza circuit on Sunday. The 22-year-old from Romford, who has led the series since the opening rounds, secured the title during a thrilling 16th and final race of the season.

"It's still sinking in,” said Bacheta. “The first feeling was just relief and then happiness and then every emotion. I'm still kind of dazed by it all. As for the Williams F1 test, this is just insane! I can't believe it and probably won't until I'm actually sat in the car.”

Sir Frank Williams, founder and principal of the Williams team, added: “I'd like to pass on my personal congratulations to Luciano for winning the F2 title, a feat made all the more impressive by the way he achieved it with an unprecedented four consecutive wins at the start of the season.

“We look forward to putting him through his paces when he tests with us and I'm sure he will learn a great deal from the experience.”

Bacheta’s Williams test will also see him qualify for an FIA Super Licence, which is required to compete in Formula One Grands Prix.

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