Is this Frijns's last shot at F1?
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Is this Frijns's last shot at F1?

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He's won pretty much everything he's tried on his way to F1, but will his new deal as Caterham's reserve driver help Robin Frijns secure to a race seat? KEVIN TURNER asked the man himself

Few drivers have as impressive a junior CV as Caterham's Robin Frijns.

After taking the 2010 Formula BMW Europe title, he won both the highly competitive Formula Renault Eurocup and Formula Renault 3.5 crowns as a rookie. He even managed a GP2 victory in a part-campaign with a brand new team last year.

On the way he has beaten Jules Bianchi, Daniil Kvyat and Kevin Magnussen, all of whom will line up on the Melbourne grid next month. Of recent F1 graduates, arguably only Nico Hulkenberg achieved more on his way up and yet Frijns is still waiting for his first F1 race chance.

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