Kubica to race for Renault in 2010 

Written by David on October 07th, 2009 at 7:17 pmLast Update: October 16th, 2009 at 4:48 pm

Robert KubicaThe Renault F1 Team announced earlier today that Robert Kubica will drive for the team from the 2010 season onwards.

“The 24-year-old Polish driver is one of the most highly-rated young drivers in Formula One, who has proved his ability as a race-winning driver and whose aggressive and consistent racing style have seen him as a contender for last year’s drivers’ title.” read the Renault statement.

“We are very excited to have signed Robert with the Renault F1 Team starting next season,” said Renault F1 Team Principal Bob Bell upon the announcement. “Ever since Robert made his Grand Prix debut in 2006, he has been on our radar as one of the most naturally talented drivers of his generation and he has delivered on that promise so it’s great to have secured him in one of our cars next season. Renault has high ambitions and hopes for the future of the team and we feel that Robert can play a big role in fulfilling them,” he added.

“I am very happy I will be joining Renault in the 2010 season,” said Kubica. “I feel I have a special connection with this team because in 2005 I won the World Series by Renault. This gave me the chance to test with the team in Barcelona, which led to my debut in Formula One.”

“I share with Renault a strong winning mentality and feel comfortable with their friendly and open attitude. I’m highly motivated and optimistic that together we can be at the front of the grid next year and hopefully fighting for the world title,” he added.

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