Pic to drive for F1 team Marussia next year
Charles Pic will drive for Marussia in Formula One next year,
replacing Belgian driver Jerome d’Ambrosio.
Virgin Racing will be known as Marussia Virgin Racing next
season. It announced on its website that the 21-year-old Frenchman
will drive alongside Timo Glock of Germany.
D’Ambrosio drove with Glock at last weekend’s Brazilian Grand
Prix in the final race of the season. Neither scored a point during
the entire F1 season.
Pic impressed during the young drivers’ test held during the Abu
Dhabi GP. He spent the past two seasons competing in the GP2
Moscow-based sports car manufacturer Marussia Motoring became
Virgin Racing’s controlling stakeholder last February.