2010 F1 Drivers – Lucas di Grassi confirmed by Virgin Racing

Virgin Racing confirmed today at their team launch in London that Brazilian driver Lucas di Grassi will join Timo Glock as 2010 Virgin Racing race driver.

Lucas di Grassi has spent the previous 4 seasons in GP2. He finished 3rd in 2009 and 2008 Championships, 2nd in 2007 and 17th in his debut season in 2007. Back in 2005 he won the Macau GP in the Manor Motorsports colours.


Macau GP podium 2005

Lucas di Grassi with Robert Kubica and Sebastian Vettel, podium Macau 2005

His previous F1 experience consists of test and reserve drivers roles with BMW Sauber and Renault as well as winter tests with Honda after the end of 2008 F1 season (just before Honda pulled out of F1).

Portuguese driver Alvaro Parente and Brazilian Luiz Razia will be Virgin Racing test drivers in 2010.

Virgin Racing first F1 car – VR-01 – is scheduled to hit the track in February 2010. Teams technical director Nick Wirth has confirmed that car will not be tested in the wind tunnel prior to its first test on track. Wirth is confident that Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) technology is now advanced enough for car designs to need not no wind tunnel tests. We will see in about 2 months time if he is right or wrong …

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2014 Teams and Drivers

Red Bull
Sebastian VETTEL
Daniel RICCIARDO
Ferrari
Fernando ALONSO
Kimi RAIKKONEN
McLaren
Jenson BUTTON
Kevin MAGNUSSEN
Lotus
Romain GROSJEAN
Pastor MALDONADO
Mercedes
Nico ROSBERG
Lewis HAMILTON
Sauber
Adrian SUTIL
Esteban GUTIEREZ
Force India
Nico HULKENBERG
Sergio PEREZ
Williams
Felipe MASSA
Valtteri BOTTAS
Toro Rosso
Daniil KVYAT
Jean Eric VERGNE
Caterham
Marcus ERICSSON
Kamui KOBAYASHI
Marussia
Jules BIANCHI
Max CHILTON

2014 F1 Calendar

14-16 March - Australia
28-30 March - Malaysia
4-6 April - Bahrain
18-20 April - China
9-11 May - Spain
22-25 May - Monaco
6-8 June - Canada
20-22 June - Austria
4-6 July - Great Britain
18-20 July - Germany
25-27 July - Hungary
22-24 August - Belgium
5-7 September - Italy
19-21 September - Singapore
3-5 October - Japan
10-12 October - Russia
31 October-2 November - USA
7-9 November - Brazil
21-23 November - Abu Dhabi

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