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Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2015

Leimer to make Manor debut in practice

Manor Marussia reserve driver Fabio Leimer will make his debut for the squad during the first practice session at this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix. Leimer, the 2013 GP2 champion, joined the team as its official reserve driver prior to the Canadian Grand Prix last month. Leimer will replace regular driver Roberto Merhi during the opening 90 minute session at the Hungaroring on Friday morning. "On this most difficult of weekends for the team, I am very appreciative of their decision to continue with my planned […]

Posted on Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Manor Marussia signs Leimer as reserve

Manor Marussia has confirmed that 2013 GP2 champion Fabio Leimer has joined the squad as its official reserve driver. Leimer won Formula 1's feeder series two years ago and has since raced in the World Endurance Championship, but is now set to receive selected free practice outings with Manor Marussia this season. "I’m thrilled to be provided with this opportunity and I’d like to thank Manor Marussia for the faith they have shown in my ability," said Leimer. "In particular I’m very excited to have […]

Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Leimer conducts Pirelli/Lotus test

Fabio Leimer has completed a test with Lotus as his prize from Pirelli for winning the 2013 GP2 Series. Leimer, who is racing for Rebellion in the World Endurance Championship this season, completed 78 laps at Paul Ricard in the E20. "It was an absolutely fantastic experience and I really enjoyed myself," said Leimer, who ran on Pirelli's demonstration tyres. "In the morning we had a bit of understeer due to the conditions, but during the long runs in the afternoon I developed a really […]

Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2014

Leimer to test for Lotus in France

Reigning GP2 champion Fabio Leimer will test for Lotus at Paul Ricard next Tuesday. The Swiss racer, who is competing in the World Endurance Championship this season, will test an E20 courtesy of tyre supplier Pirelli. Leimer has previously tested a Formula 1 car during the young driver test, when he sampled a Sauber. "We’re delighted that Fabio will get the chance to drive a Formula One car as part of his prize for winning GP2, underlining our commitment to do everything we can to […]