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Kobayashi signs to Sauber for 2010 - Sauber sign up their first driver for the new season

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Kobayashi signs to Sauber for 2010
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This is F1Minute and it’s the 17th December 2009.

Sauber have confirmed their first driver for the 2010 season in the shape of Kamui Kobayashi. The Japanese driver took part in two Grand Prix events this year for Toyota, deputising for Timo Glock. Now he has been signed up to the former BMW team and says he will be doing his best: “Ever since the start of my career I have dreamed of racing in Formula 1. Now this dream has come true. I am very happy that my two races in 2009 have earned me a cockpit place.” Peter Sauber added that Kamui showed great speed and aggression and that he knows how to work with a good strategy.

Elsewhere, yesterday, Felipe Massa completed another test in an F2007 at Mugello. He finished about 90 laps over the course of two days, the first being interrupted by weather. After he was done he said: “I was very quick immediately and nothing seems to have changed in my driving style compared to before the accident.”

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