ART Grand Prix is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexandre Premat to race alongside Nico Rosberg in the 2005 season GP2 championship. Nicolas Todt (CEO of ART Grand Prix): I am delighted to see Alexandre join our team only a few days...
ART Grand Prix is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexandre Premat to race alongside Nico Rosberg in the 2005 season GP2 championship.
Nicolas Todt (CEO of ART Grand Prix): I am delighted to see Alexandre join our team only a few days after Nico Rosberg. Alexandre brilliantly won two of the most prestigious races of the 2004 season, the international meetings of Zandvoort and Macao, and had a good run in the F3 EuroSeries championship, ending the season in second position. I think that with Alexandre and Nico, ART Grand Prix will benefit from the services of a very balanced and efficient duo. I also believe that signing a Frenchman such as Alexandre will be appreciated by most of the country, which will now have at least three drivers in the GP2 championship, as times are not that good in regard to Frenchmen in Formula 1 right now.
Frederic Vasseur (Managing Director at ART Grand Prix): I am particularly pleased to have found common ground with Alexandre Premat. It is a logical follow-up of our partnership with him. Indeed, he had a fantastic 2004 season in F3, during which he brought two international victories home, the Masters of Zandvoort and in Macao. We know Alexandre very well as he first joined our team four years ago now, and I hope that our future partnership will be as successful as the previous one. I am positive that Alexandre will get along very well with Nico Rosberg, and they will bless us with a homogenous and complementary duo.
Alexandre Premat: I am delighted to pursue my career with this team, which I know very well as I have been part of it for numerous years. I have worked with Frederic Vasseur in Formula Renault and Formula 3 and we have always accomplished great things together. Therefore I am very happy to take part in the new GP2 challenge. I think that the team has all the assets and skills required to achieve great things and I will aim for the title. I also think that Nico Rosberg and I will make a very competitive duo, as he is a very fast driver. We should motivate each other and move the team forward.