Eleven-year-old Jamaican Karting protégé Alex Powell has an intense schedule for the rest of the year.
The new Mercedes formula -one signing returned from Italy last night for the Easter break, but has a host of engagements leading up to December including representing Jamaica at the pan American championships.
This was disclosed by his father and mentor john Powell on Irie Fm’s what’s The score programme last night.
Alex’s achievement makes him the first Jamaican to sign with a formula one team the pinnacle of motorsports worldwide………….his father puts the achievement into perspective.
12-year-old Italian Andrea Kimi Antonelli along with Powell will join Esteban Ocon and George Russell in the Mercedes formula one junior programme.