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23 July 2013

Sam dominates F1 fan poll

A poll among readers of an independent motorsport website has seen Sam streets ahead of the opposition as the up-and-coming driver they'd most like to see racing in Formula One next year.

Sam with fans at GoodwoodThe Crash.net poll asked fans to vote among many of the drivers either currently working as testers and reserves for an F1 team, or who took part in the recent young drivers' test at Silverstone.

Sam was the run-away winner with 42 per cent of the vote, far ahead of Williams tester Susie Wolff and the current title-holders in GP2 and World Series by Renault.

Sam said: “This amazing show of support from racing fans means a lot. Let's hope they get heard! I'm pushing as hard as I can on track to make it happen.”

See the results of the poll on Crash.net here.