Motorsport star Colton Herta has taken a playful swipe at on social media as the Hollywood heartthrob prepares to take to the track at the British Formula One Grand Prix.
Pitt, 59, will drive a race car at Silverstone from July 7 as he continues filming an F1 movie – and the irony of being beaten to getting a grand prix drive by an unqualified actor didn’t go unnoticed by Herta.
Last year the American was denied the super-licence that’s required to drive in the top tier of motorsport because he didn’t have enough points – and he was quick to convey his thoughts on the matter via .
The 23-year-old – who’s the youngest ever person to win an IndyCar Series race – attracted interest from the likes of Red Bull and McLaren last year, only to see his F1 dreams dashed.
Hollywood royalty Brad Pitt has long been an admirer of all things F1 and is now starring in a movie about the sport with the help of Lewis Hamilton (pictured together at the USA Grand Prix last year)