Auto GP Jerez testing, day 1
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Reigning Auto GP Champion Adrian Quaife-Hobbs got some excellent news this week.
The British racer, who cruised to title last season with the Super Nova Team, will be making his GP2 debut in the series’ first 2013 test at Jerez de la Frontera. After having left a strong impression in the last Auto GP session of 2012, Adrian reached a full-season agreement with MP Motorsport to partner another Auto GP graduate, Daniel De Jong, in this season’s GP2 competition.
Scuderia Toro Rosso today revealed its new car, the eighth in the team’s history, in the Jerez de la Frontera pit lane, at an event organised by the team’s Spanish sponsor, CEPSA. The wraps were pulled off the STR8 by our unchanged driver line-up of Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne.
The Sauber F1 Team presents the Sauber C32-Ferrari to its partners and the media today, Saturday, 2nd February.
Drivers Nico Hülkenberg (DE, 25) and Esteban Gutiérrez (MX, 21) pulled back the covers on the new car at the team’s base in Hinwil, Switzerland. The roll-out of the Sauber C32 will take place during the first winter test at Jerez de la Frontera on 5th February.
Eleven rounds make 2013 season. Abu Dhabi hosts final round
The GP2 Series™ organisers have revealed their 2013 calendar today which will consist of eleven rounds in total, all support events of the official Formula OneTM World Championship. Seven rounds will be held in Europe whilst four overseas events have been added, making it once again an international Series.
“We are delighted with the addition of another prestigious name to our World Championship calendar” – Paolo Flammini
Infront Motor Sports and Jerez de la Frontera have announced that the Spanish circuit will join the eni FIM Superbike World Championship calendar from 2013 onwards following an agreement signed today in Jerez. The agreement is for three years from 2013 to 2015 inclusive and next year’s race can now be confirmed as the final round of the season on 20 October.
Lotus GP has the pleasure of announcing that it has rounded out its trio of drivers for the third season of the GP3 Series.
Conor Daly will add to the efforts of Daniel Abt and Aaro Vainio to help the black and gold team shine in the upcoming season. Conor Daly and Lotus GP worked together for the first time in the winter tests at Jerez de la Frontera, in December 2011, where the young American driver finished his day with a spot in the top ten, as well as by doing some high quality work.
The GP2 teams will be travelling to Spain’s Jerez circuit for three days of testing starting on the 28th February.
The 4.428 Km Jerez circuit is located in the South of Spain near the city of Jerez de la Frontera and its tight, twisty nature makes it an ideal venue for testing and developing chassis set-ups. The headquarters of the Racing Engineering team is located at nearby Sanlúcar de Barrameda.
The STR7 is the seventh car to bear the Scuderia Toro Rosso name in Formula 1
As the sun set on the Jerez de la Frontera circuit in southern Spain this evening, the spotlight turned to the Scuderia Toro Rosso garage as team sponsor CEPSA hosted the unveiling of the STR7. Taking the wraps off the new car that will defend the team’s colours in this year’s Formula 1 World Championship were the team’s drivers, Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne, with help from CEPSA Co-Chairman, Santiago Bergareche.
Unveiling & Roll-out
Today, Monday, the Sauber F1 Team launches its new car for the 2012 FIA Formula One World Championship. Drivers Kamui Kobayashi (25) and Sergio Pérez (22) unveil the Sauber C31-Ferrari at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit in Spain, where on Tuesday official Formula One pre-season testing will get underway. For filming purposes the C31 will cover its initial laps today.
In 2012, Lotus will defend its two GP3 Series titles with three new drivers.
Daniel Abt is the first of the trio the black and gold team has made official. The 19 year old German driver got to know the GP3 Series and Lotus during the interseason tests at Valencia and Jerez de la Frontera, where he had the best time of the last two days.
The Sauber F1 Team will pull the covers off its new car for the 2012 FIA Formula One World Championship on February 6th
Presentation Sauber C31-Ferrari on 6th February in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
Drivers Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Pérez will unveil the Sauber C31-Ferrari at 11am. Both of them, as well as Team Principal Peter Sauber, CEO Monisha Kaltenborn, Technical Director James Key and reserve driver Esteban Gutiérrez, will be available in press conferences.