Klien to Drive for the Remaining 3 Races

Red Bull Racing have confirmed that Christian Klien will drive for them in the final three Grands Prix of the season, meaning that Vitantonio Liuzzi will not race again this year

Klien to Drive for the Remaining 3 Races

Klien and Liuzzi had been due to share driving duties throughout this season, with a view to the best one getting the full-time drive at Red Bull Racing in 2006.

However, Red Bull Racing's sporting director Christian Horner said the company's acquisition of the Minardi team has changed this plan, as both men are guaranteed a race seat next year.

"Following Red Bull's acquisition of Minardi last weekend, Christian and Tonio have assured futures in F1," Horner explained. "As a result, Red Bull Racing has decided to continue with Christian as race driver for the final three races of the year.

"Having contested the races previously, Christian will be looking to secure Championship points for the team, while Tonio's role as third driver will allow him to familiarise himself with the circuits in Brazil, Japan and China ahead of 2006."

Horner added that no decision has been made yet as to which of the drivers will race alongside David Coulthard next year, and who would be lined up at the re-branded Minardi team.

"No decision...has yet been made; Red Bull Racing will announce its 2006 driver line-up after the end of the season," Horner added.

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