Jan.27 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Pastor Maldonado’s cousin is set to begin his own adventure in single seater racing.

In 2012, then 12-year-old Manuel Maldonado became famous in the paddock for riding on his cousin Pastor’s back to escape a fire in the Williams garage.

Now 15, Manuel will kick off his first year out of karts in 2016 in the Italian Formula 4 series, according to a report in Germany’s Auto Bild.


Jan.27 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Pastor Maldonado’s cousin is set to begin his own adventure in single seater racing.

In 2012, then 12-year-old Manuel Maldonado became famous in the paddock for riding on his cousin Pastor’s back to escape a fire in the Williams garage.

Now 15, Manuel will kick off his first year out of karts in 2016 in the Italian Formula 4 series, according to a report in Germany’s Auto Bild.