Both Racing Engineering cars will start from the bottom half of the grid in tomorrow’s Sprint Race.
Teammate Julián Leal will start from the 9th row of the grid.
Racing Engineering car made contact with the nose of the Caterham car of Rossi causing damage to the sidepod and the turning vane.
Fabio Leimer and Julián Leal hope to expand their points toward the GP2 Series championship on the Sakhir International Circuit.
Opening lap incident ruins the day for both Racing Engineering drivers in the Sepang Sprint Race
Tomorrow’s Sprint race will see Fabio Leimer start from 8th on the reverse grid and his race pace today means he a favourite for victory whilst Julián Leal will start 4th and will be looking for a podium finish and more points.
Fabio Leimer and Racing Engineering start 4th in the Sepang Feature Race.
Alfonso de Orléans-Borbón, president of Racing Engineering looks forward to the start of the 2013 GP2 Series.
The Spanish team is ready for the start of the 2013 GP2 season.
Team driver Fabio Leimer took the second fastest lap of the day.
Julian Leal: "Racing Engineering is a very good team and I hope that together we can do a very good job."
Leimer returns to the team after contesting the 2012 season with the team. Leal is new to Racing Engineering but experienced in the GP2 series. The two were teammates during the 2011 season.
It's been a pretty unlucky weekend for Trident Racing, but there will be plenty of chances to recover.
Leal scores points, Richelmi taken out on lap 5.