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Re: 2010 Season Discussions: Driver Line-ups, News and Misc

Post by Ali » 15 Dec 2009, 10:14

Di Grassi to partner Glock at Virgin
Virgin Racing has confirmed that Lucas di Grassi is to race alongside Timo Glock at the team next year.

After what the team itself called 'the worst kept secret in F1', Virgin Racing unveiled its new logo and showed off its drivers in public at a launch in Notting Hill, London, on Tuesday.

Although Glock signed for the team several weeks ago, di Grassi only recently committed to the outfit - having tested for the Renault team in the recent run out for young drivers in Jerez.

Di Grassi arrives at the team after four seasons in GP2, and having gained experience of F1 through his role as a Renault test driver.

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Re: 2010 Season Discussions: Driver Line-ups, News and Misc

Post by JoostLamers » 15 Dec 2009, 10:17

Virgin confirms Di Grassi
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Virgin Racing has confirmed that Lucas di Grassi is to race alongside Timo Glock at the team next year.

After what the team itself called 'the worst kept secret in F1', Virgin Racing unveiled its new logo and showed off its drivers in public at a launch in Notting Hill, London, on Tuesday.

Although Glock signed for the team several weeks ago, di Grassi only recently committed to the outfit - having tested for the Renault team in the recent run out for young drivers in Jerez.

Di Grassi arrives at the team after four seasons in GP2, and having gained experience of F1 through his role as a Renault test driver.

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Re: 2010 Season Discussions: Driver Line-ups, News and Misc

Post by harrisv48 » 15 Dec 2009, 11:08

Kobayashi disserve to drive in2010 he has great talent! :(

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Re: 2010 Season Discussions: Driver Line-ups, News and Misc

Post by outsidr » 15 Dec 2009, 11:19

harrisv48 wrote:Kobayashi disserve to drive in2010 he has great talent! :(

I agree.

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Re: 2010 Season Discussions: Driver Line-ups, News and Misc

Post by harrisv48 » 15 Dec 2009, 11:44

Let's see and remember what he done in 2 races! :)

Kobayashi In Brazil Gp 2009
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Kobayashi In Abu Dhabi Gp 2009
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Re: 2010 Season Discussions: Driver Line-ups, News and Misc

Post by Tom Vandenhove » 15 Dec 2009, 14:53

harrisv48 wrote:Kobayashi disserve to drive in2010 he has great talent! :(

Agreed. But his chance on a drive next season is getting smaller and smaller. With Di Grassi been confirmed for Virgin, Kamui only has a chance at Mercedes, Renault, Campos, USF1 and Sauber. But Mercedes are likely to take a german and/or talented driver. So only 3 teams, where one's future is very uncertain. It'll be Campos, USF1 or Sauber

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Re: 2010 Season Discussions: Driver Line-ups, News and Misc

Post by Coopz » 15 Dec 2009, 14:56

I'll doubt he'll get a drive in Campos. If he's going to get a drive anywhere, I'd go for Sauber, alongside Nick Heidfeld.

If he don't get a drive in Formula 1 this season, he'll be picked up as a test driver. Maybe at McLaren if De la Rosa leaves?
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Post by Tom Vandenhove » 15 Dec 2009, 17:22

Renault will give a press conference tomorrow at 2:00 pm CET. Kubica, Ghosn and the staff should be there. Probably something about their future :fear:

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Post by phil1993 » 15 Dec 2009, 17:42

Tom Vandenhove wrote:Renault will give a press conference tomorrow at 2:00 pm CET. Kubica, Ghosn and the staff should be there. Probably something about their future :fear:


They will announce the sale of the Team to that Frenchie

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Post by phil1993 » 15 Dec 2009, 18:14

#1 Jenson Button - McLaren
#2 Lewis Hamilton - McLaren
#3 Nico Rosberg - Mercedes
#4 TBA - Mercedes
#5 Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull
#6 Mark Webber - Red Bull
#7 Felipe Massa - Ferrari
#8 Fernando Alonso - Ferrari
#9 Rubens Barrichello - Williams
#10 Nico Hulkenberg - Williams
#11 Robert Kubica - TBA (Renault)
#12 TBA - TBA (Renault)
#14 Adrian Sutil - Force India
#15 Vitantonio Liuzzi - Force India
#16 Sebastien Buemi - STR
#17 Jaime Alguersuari - STR
#18 Jarno Trulli - Lotus
#19 Heikki Kovalainen - Lotus
#20 TBA - Campos
#21 Bruno Senna - Campos
#22 TBA - USF1
#23 TBA - USF1
#24 Timo Glock - Virgin Racing
#25 Lucas di Grassi - Virgin Racing
#26 TBA - Sauber
#27 TBA - Sauber

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Re: 2010 Season Discussions: Driver Line-ups, News and Misc

Post by megasyxx » 15 Dec 2009, 18:33

and 26 cars! whoww!!!! more cars pls...
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Re: 2010 Season Discussions: Driver Line-ups, News and Misc

Post by shailf1 » 15 Dec 2009, 19:06

Stefan GP opens job vacancies
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Stefan GP, the new Serbian team that is trying to make its way to the 2010 Formula One grid is now hiring people. A new job page on their website calls for people who are willing to work in either Germany or Serbia.

The web page reads: "We are currently seeking a talented and energetic applicant's to work within our SGP Team for various Formula 1 Team positions."

"This will encompass all areas of the Formula 1 team, car, including conceptual design, analysis, development, materials technology and all forms of testing. Some international travel may also be a feature. You should be degree qualified, ideally with experience within a Motorsport environment and experience in Formula 1. Experience in CAE would also be advantageous. A strong personality and desire to win will ensure you fit well within this dynamic Team. Candidates will need to have demonstrated technical competence as well as a collaborative and proactive approach to their work. This role's requires an understanding of race car systems and team operation."

The team also has vacancies in marketing, hospitality and travel.

It is still questionable how the team will make it to the grid. The FIA has not mentioned anything about Stefan GP, while Toyota have also denied that it has sold its 2010 chassis.


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Re: 2010 Season Discussions: Driver Line-ups, News and Misc

Post by phil1993 » 15 Dec 2009, 20:08

:lol: - Maybe they're thinking of 2011...

Campos in talks with De La Rosa, but they say it is more likely that Maldonado or Petrov will drive alongside Senna.

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