Alexander Rossi
Jul 24

Back in business: American F1 driver trades Caterham suit for Marussia one

American Alexander Rossi has been named reserve driver for the Marussia F1 Team. (Photo courtesy Marussia)

American racer has been named reserve driver for the F1 Team. (Photo courtesy )

Alexander Rossi has been named reserve driver of Marussia having left arch rivals just before the recent German GP.

The team says that Rossi will step in if one of the other drivers has a problem, and he will also do some FP1 sessions – which means that he will probably be seen in action in Austin.

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Jul 16

America’s F1 hope Rossi parts ways with Caterham

Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, United States of America. Friday 16th November 2012. World Copyright:Charles Coates/LAT Photographic  ref: Digital Image _N7T1238

stands outside the garage at the Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, on Friday 16th November 2012. (Photo:Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

Alexander Rossi has parted company with , putting an end to plans for him to take part in FP1 in Austin again this year.

Rossi has also left the Caterham team, although it is does not come under the same new ownership as the F1 outfit. Rossi last drove the F1 car in FP1 in Canada in June.

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Jun 2

F1: Rossi Looking Forward To Friday Outing In Canada

Alexander Rossi races for Caterham in the GP2 Series and will also run FP1 in Canada and Austin. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

races for in the Series and will also run FP1 in Canada and Austin. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

American F1 fans will have good reason to get to Montreal early on Friday as Alexander Rossi will be out on track for Caterham in FP1.

The GP2 star will also be in action in Austin later in the season.

“FP1 in Montreal will be my first drive of the year in the 2014 F1 car,” said Rossi. “But after the amount of laps I’ve done in the sim with CT05 I’m already pretty familiar with how it’ll be inside the cockpit.

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Apr 25

F1: Rossi to drive in practice in Canada and USA

American racecar driver Alexander Rossi sits in his GP2 Caterham at Bahrain. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic)

American racecar driver sits in his at Bahrain. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic)

Alexander Rossi will take part in FP1 at Montreal and Austin, Caterham has confirmed.

The American has yet to sample the 2014 car on track, and the weekend will be his first chance to try it.

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Feb 5

MotoGP: Progress For Lorenzo Despite Being Sixth On Day Two

Yamaha Factory Racing's Spanish rider Jorge Lorenzo takes a corner during the first MotoGP pre-season testing session on the second day at the Sepang circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

’s is preparing for the upcoming 2014 season. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo, the 2010 and 2012 MotoGP World Champion, slipped to sixth on the Sepang test Day Two timesheet, but he did improve by half a second on his Tuesday best and got through some important work on electronics settings.

Lorenzo’s best time of 2:00.573 — on the 27th of his 49 laps — on Wednesday left him 0.647s behind title rival and pace man Marc Marquez, but also behind teammate Valentino Rossi and the likes of FTR Yamaha-equipped compatriot Aleix Espargaro.

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