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Liuzzi confirmed at Force India - Tonio steps in to replace Giancarlo Fisichella

Published by Christine

Force India have confirmed that Antonio Liuzzi will step up to fill the seat left by Fisichella, who as we know has moved up to Ferrari. In the statement released by the team, Mallya said:

I’m delighted to give Tonio the opportunity to get back into a race seat, which I know he has been itching to do for the past two years. Force India is now in a very competitive position and we need a driver who can continue this momentum.

Meanwhile Tonio is looking forward to getting behind the wheel in anger again:

I'm very motivated, I’m in good shape and hungry to get some more points on the board. Although it’s unfortunate that this came about as an direct result of Felipe’s accident, this is my opportunity to show people what I can do and I’m really looking forward to it.