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ERC 2013 Spain Day 1 – Part 1-2

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Kubica and Glock testing in the DTM

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Robert Kubica and Timo Glock (former F1 drivers) were testing in the DTM today at Valencia. Kubica was testing the Mercedes C-Class Coupe AMG and Glock was testing the BMW M3 Coupe. Both drivers were driving well in their cars. Kubica could actually drive for Mercedes, Glock has also other options.

Pirelli eyes Kubica as next F1 test driver

Robert Kubica could step up his quest to return to formula one by becoming official tyre supplier Pirelli’s next test driver.

The Italian marque’s current main tester, Jaime Alguersuari, is tipped to return to the paddock with a competing team in 2013.

Pole Kubica, regarded as one of F1’s most talented contemporaries until his early-2011 rallying crash, recently returned to competitive action after a 19-month recuperation with a couple of minor Italian rally outings.

The 27-year-old fared well, but Kubica has said he is unlikely to attempt a full return to F1 until at least 2014, due to the reduced mobility of his right arm at present.

But Pirelli’s Paul Hembery told Auto Motor und Sport he might be open to Kubica becoming the official F1 tyre tester in 2013.

“It’s a possibility,” said the Briton.

“I don’t know if he’s in a position to do the job at the moment, but he is definitely the kind of driver that we are looking for.”

Hembery admitted he has not spoken to Kubica “for some time”.

But “If he is physically capable, and spends a year with us, it would for sure bring him into a good position to maybe return (to racing) in 2014.

“It would be really great if we could do that,” he added.

 

Source: Motorsport.com

Robert Kubica in San Martino di Castrozza – rally

Yesterday Robert was 7th on a first stage of rally. He loss to leaders 5,4 sec. Today, he was 4th and i general classification he is 4th with 25,5 sec. loss.

Yesterday Robert has a small accident – he went off the road. Nobody was hurt and car was quickly repaired.

Yesterday at prologue he was 7th with 5,4 loss to leaders.

Today, Kubica and Gerber started rally at 10:36. At first stage he was 4th and he is 4th in general classification with 25,5 loss.