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Luiz Razia targeting to secure 2013 F1 race seat



GP2 runner-up Luiz Razia is very confident regarding; he is starting a discussion with F1 team for securing his future race in 2013 season.

The Brazilian was already associated with few F1 team as a provisional test driver role, Marussia, Caterham and more freshly Force India.

There are good chances for him both to run at the next young driver test in Abu Dhabi and also clutch a full-time race seat for 2013 F1 season.

“Things are moving in a very positive way for next season,” Razia told Autosport

“There was a very big doubt at the end of 2011 that I would even be able to keep racing, but after this season – which was a brilliant year for us – it has opened up a lot of opportunities.

“If I didn’t have the results it would be difficult to convince teams, but now teams are being positive. It is not easy for anybody trying to get into F1, but at least I have a chance now.”

“We are in constant contact with three or four teams and actually that is the main goal, I want to be on the grid. There is a possibility for the Abu Dhabi test too, although that is something we need to finalise.

“I know that every single team is looking for sponsorship, but I have some investors who are interested in moving my career on. I know a few teams quite well,” he said.

“I have tested before for Force India, and people know I have a good relationship with Caterham and Marussia. They all know I have stepped up a lot this year, and that things went very well in GP2. I not only want to make this push to F1, I am ready to do it.”

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