Caterham F1 Team has today confirmed that Giedo van der Garde, the team’s 2012 Reserve Driver, has been promoted to a full-time race seat, completing the team’s 2013 driver line-up with Charles Pic.
History repeating for Vettel and Red Bull Racing as FIA Prize Giving Gala honors and celebrates the three-consecutive time Formula One champion driver and team. Alonso and Räikkönen also reap rewards.
HRT closed its doors so only 22 cars on the 2013 grid per the FIA. Four teams have only confirmed one driver for 2013: Force India, Caterham, Marussia and Lotus; not all teams have allotted a car number to each driver.
Fernando Alonso reflected on the 2012 season while having a great time at Scuderia Ferrari's Finali Mondiali -- the annual showcase of the racing machines from the Italian manufacturer. It was a fun event for the Spaniard.
This year's FIA rules say any review of the outcome of the world championship must commence no later than 30 November.
Bottas will make F1 debut next year
Sebastian Vettel set fastest lap time at the end of Practice 1 on the brand new circuit in Texas; marking the return of Formula One in the USA.