Alexander Rossi’s path to making his Formula 1 dream a reality |

Alexander Rossi’s path to making his Formula 1 dream a reality

Alexander Rossi, a Nevada City native, is the lone American slated to race in this weekend’s Formula 1 United States Grand Prix race in Austin, Texas.

In September, Rossi realized a childhood dream in signing with F-1 team Manor Marussia and taking to the track for his debut in Singapore.

The path has been a long and winding one for the 24-year-old, which began with an afternoon of racing with this father, Pieter, in Las Vegas at the age of 10.

Follow his journey with this interactive map.

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