Abu Dhabi

Last Race: 23rd Nov Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Lewis Hamilton
2 Felipe Massa
3 Valtteri Bottas

Friday outing for Gonzalez

Thursday 18th April 2013

Share:

Friday outing for Gonzalez

Friday outing for Gonzalez

Rodolfo Gonzalez will make his grand prix debut this weekend when he contests Friday's first practice in Bahrain for the Marussia team.

It will be the Venezuelan's drivers first outing for Marussia having previously been in action for Caterham and Force India.

The 26-year-old, who is scheduled to take part in "several" appearances this season, will replace Jules Bianchi in FP1.

"I'm really happy with this opportunity to drive in my first FP1 session of the season," said the Marussia reserve.

"It will be a nice feeling to be back in a car - especially to drive a Formula 1 car again - and with my previous F1 experience I feel more than comfortable and ready.

"I love this circuit, it will be quite dusty in FP1 but it's also good fun and I'm looking forward to seeing what I can achieve.

"I would like to thank the team for their faith in me. They have made me feel so welcome and have bent over backwards to involve me in every aspect of the racing."

Testing: Seb In A Bit Of Red, Max Crashes

Editor's Picks

Gallery: Title Celebrations

Gallery: Title Celebrations

Lewis, his family and Mercedes all celebrated the Brit's 2014 Drivers' Championship success in Abu Dhabi...

Winners & Losers: Abu Dhabi

Winners & Losers: Abu Dhabi

Lewis Hamilton finally achieved the points difference that all his 2014 performances have justified...

The 2014 Season In Numbers

The 2014 Season In Numbers

The Championships both went to Mercedes with Lewis Hamilton securing the drivers. But who finished P6? Find out...

NTF1News: Disney Movie

NTF1News: Disney Movie

Among news items this week, tales of the Honey Badger, plus Disney's new movie about the engine row - Un-Frozen...

Winners & Losers: Brazilian GP

Winners & Losers: Brazilian GP

Nico Rosberg kept his lock-ups to a minimum as Turn 4 came back to haunt Lewis Hamilton at Interlagos...