Jani latest to sign up

Former Sauber test driver Neel Jani has signed up with Racing Engineering to compete in the inaugural GP2 Series this year, according to Autosport magazine

Jani latest to sign up

The Red Bull-backed Swiss 21-year-old, was a regular race winner during two seasons spent in the Renault V6 championship and tested for the Sauber team on several occasions until the end of last year.

Jani recently tested a World Series by Nissan car adapted by the Spanish team to include paddleshift gearbox to help prepare him for the GP2 Series Dallara.

"Neel has been very impressive," said team boss Alfonso d'Orleans. "His attitude is very professional, especially the way he communicates with the engineers to get what he wants from the car. He will surprise a few people with his performance this season."

Spanish Formula 3 champion Borja Garcia, who is set to test a Toyota Formula 1 car in April, will make the step up with Racing Engineering to the GP2 Series alongside Jani.

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