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FMSI confirms Soucek for 2008

Fisichella Motor Sport International is delighted to announce that Andy Soucek will race for the team in the 2008 GP2 Series. Andy, who was born in Madrid in 1985, has previous GP2 experience in 2007, achieving a second and a third place in Spa...

Fisichella Motor Sport International is delighted to announce that Andy Soucek will race for the team in the 2008 GP2 Series.

Andy, who was born in Madrid in 1985, has previous GP2 experience in 2007, achieving a second and a third place in Spa and Valencia Grand Prix. In 2006, the 22-year-old tested for the Toyota F1 Team. In 2008, Andy will focus on his GP2 series with Fisichella Motor Sport International.

Andy began his racing career in 1997, competing in karts for five years, before making the move up to formula racing in Spanish Formula 3 Toyota in 2002, until he won the Championship in 2005.

He competed in the World Series in 2006, finishing fourth in the championship after fighting until the last race for the Championship, he recorded one race win and seven further podiums. While competing in the World Series that year, Andy also tested for the Toyota F1 Team.

Andy Soucek: "I am very pleased to join in a top team such as Fisichella Motor Sport International. A great opportunity for me. These are the most important years of my professional life, and that's why I choose the best for me to do. Being linked with such a prestigious team, also will contribute to make happy my sponsors. I'm also glad to work with my new team mate Adriàn, we will give a strong push forward to achieve all together a very successful season".

Giancarlo Fisichella: "We have now completed our line up and it is the most competitive combination we have had since the beginning of FMSI. Our objective is to finish in the top three in the series and the arrival of Andy will make sure we will achieve our goal".

Paolo Coloni, Team Principal: "I am very satisfied to have the opportunity to start the season with such a competitive drivers line up. Our team will give them the best support and conditions. Fisichella Motor Sport International is getting stronger and stronger and I am proud of it".

Enrico Zanarini, Team Principal: "Last week in Dubai we saw Andy and Adrian fighting for the podium and now they will be fighting side by side for FMSI in the international series: a team principal's dream".

-credit: fmsi

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Series GP2
Drivers Giancarlo Fisichella , Andy Soucek , Paolo Coloni