GP2 prospect Clivio Piccione will once again test for 2004 F3000 Championship Winning Team, Arden International, following his successful run earlier last month at Snetterton. Clivio will join the team for 2 days at Estoril on the 2nd and 3rd of December as part of their final evaluation of drivers for next seasons GP2 Championship. After a strong season with Carlin Motorsport in the British F3 Championship, Clivio Piccione is one of the front runners for a seat in the newly formed GP2 series.
'The chance to secure a second test with Arden is very satisfying and I intend to make the most of the opportunity. I want to drive in GP2 next year with a competitive team and I am focusing on Arden. I enjoyed my first outing with the team at Snetterton and I am looking forward to working with them again in Estoril and having a constructive 2 days. It is not a circuit I have driven on before which is great because I learn new tracks quickly.'
Christian Horner said of his decision to test Clivio for a second time:
"I was very impressed with Clivio's maturity and speed during his test with us at Snetterton and I am looking forward seeing what he can do at Estoril."
Piccione has just returned from an intensive week long training camp in Lanzarote with highly rated fitness guru Bernie Shrosbree.