Calderon to make Mexico Porsche Supercup cameo

Formula 2 racer Tatiana Calderon will make her first foray into sportscar racing with an appearance in this weekend's Porsche Supercup season finale in Mexico.

Calderon to make Mexico Porsche Supercup cameo

The Alfa Romeo F1 tester will drive a guest entry for the Project 1 team entered under the 'Huawei-Telcel-Infinitum-Claro' banner in the Mexican GP-supporting double header.

It will mark Calderon's first competitive outing outside of single-seaters, and on the track where she racked up her first mileage behind the wheel of a grand prix car last year.

“I am very happy to return to Mexico and I will always have the memory of my debut in a Formula 1 car at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez with Alfa Romeo Racing," she said.

"This time I am very happy to return to this circuit to compete in the Porsche Supercup. It will be a great challenge for me because it is something very different from the cars in which I have specialised, but I will certainly enjoy it very much. 

"Racing on the support bill of the F1 Grand Prix in Mexico will feel like racing at home.”

Calderon is enduring a tough first season of F2 with the Arden team, and ahead of next month's Abu Dhabi finale is the only full-time driver yet to score a point.

The Colombian was handed another F1 test outing earlier this year at the wheel of a 2013-spec Sauber C32 at Paul Ricard following her two runs at the end of 2018.

Tatiana Calderon, Arden

Tatiana Calderon, Arden

Photo by: Joe Portlock / Motorsport Images

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Series Porsche Supercup
Drivers Tatiana Calderon
Teams Team Project 1
Author Jamie Klein