The 27-year-old, who was dropped as a Red Bull junior in the middle of his 2010 Formula Renault 3.5 campaign, said his experience from the Porsche 919 Hybrid programme meant he was prepared despite the last-minute F1 chance. He also won the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours race earlier this year.
Now racing for Porsche in the World Endurance Championship, the Kiwi was crowned champion in 2015 alongside team-mates Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard. This opportunity came as somewhat of a surprise, but I never did give up on my ambition and childhood dream to reach F1.
Hartley will partner Kvyat in the United States of America, with the latter having regained a Toro Rosso seat due to Carlos Sainz's move to Renault being brought forward.
"I have grown and learned so much since the days when I was the Red Bull and Toro Rosso reserve driver and the tough years I went through made me stronger and even more determined", he added.
"The Austin track is one I really enjoy and one I have raced at recently".
Less than a year later he began providing testing in Mark Webber's place after the Aussie had suffered an injury, and for the 2009 season was the official reserve driver for both Red Bull and Toro Rosso.
"I feel ready for it, honestly. The fact that Formula 1 can look into this championship and say, "We need to choose a driver from here", I think that [shows] the level of drivers and level of teams and these programs", Bamber said.
Hartley, meanwhile, will become the ninth New Zealander to race in F1, but the first since Mike Thackwell in 1984.
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An Australian woman has found online fame after a clip of her casually picking up a stranded shark was posted on Facebook . Sydney resident Melissa Hatheier was swimming in a bay near Melbourne, when she stumbled upon a shark .
A federal official said authorities are looking into the possibility Paddock planned additional attacks, including a auto bombing. At 10:05 p.m., Paddock, 64, began firing into the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, authorities said.
District Court for the Southern District of NY , the venue in which the league has filed suit to confirm Elliott's suspension. But for now the suspension stands and the focus shifts to NY where the National Football League has filed it's own lawsuit.
The Jets say that stat is misleading, though, and they have pressured quarterbacks even if they have not sacked them. Brady credited the score and game situations for the frequency New England has been in passing situations this year.
In 2011, when UNESCO voted to make Palestine a member, the USA responded by cutting its funding to the organization . What does and doesn't matter about the US withdrawal from UNESCO US UN Ambassador Nikki Haley.
The resolution also criticised Israel's activities at holy places in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank. The US is pulling out of the UN's cultural organisation Unesco , accusing it of "anti-Israel" bias.
Jail records indicate Daniels had previous run-ins with the law, faced drug charges and was briefly booked into jail for speeding. Texas is one of 10 states to allow students to carry concealed weapons on campus but Daniels, 19, illegally did so.
Hurricane Ophelia Sets Record, Heads Toward Europe
The hurricane is expected to weaken somewhat Friday night but remain a hurricane for the next couple of days. Hurricane Centre confirmed gusts of 100mph are now emanating from the centre of the hurricane.
Hamas, Fatah reach preliminary deal on governing Gaza
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Tropical Storm Ophelia close to hurricane status
The core of Ophelia is located about 1,220 kilometres southwest of the Azores and the storm is moving east at 3 6 km/h. Center officials said the hurricane is forecast to drift northeastward over the next 24 hours.
FTII needs good administrator, not good actor: Chauhan
In the past few days, Anupam has been busy promoting his production "Ranchi Diaries", and he has also has film projects lined up. Chauhan, whose appointment to the post in June 2015 was opposed by FTII students, demitted office in March 2017.