Razia joins Fisichella for GP2 season

Fisichella Motor Sport International have signed Luiz Razia to join Andreas Zuber in their 2009 GP2 Series team

Razia joins Fisichella for GP2 season

The 20-year-old Brazilian is currently racing for Arden in GP2 Asia, taking a best result of sixth in the last round at Losail, but had previously driven for Fisichella in the Euro 3000 series two years ago, taking third in the championship.

Team boss Paolo Coloni said Zuber and Razia made an ideal pairing.

"Luiz is now with us and we have a dream team," he said. "We have the experience of Zuber and the young talent of Razia, a team principal could not ask for more.

"We have been following his progress in Euro 3000, and he has grown over two years to deserve a place in GP2. He has shown great speed in the GP2 Asia Series and we count on this to score lots of points for FMSI this year.

"Never in the history of our team in GP2 have we had such a strong driver combination."

Former South American Formula 3 champion Razia plans to learn from the team and Zuber in his first full GP2 season.

"During the post-season tests in Paul Ricard I had an opportunity to test with them for one day and immediately sensed a good feeling with the team and the car," he said.

"I believe that with FMSI I will improve quickly and I hope to soon be challenging for point scoring positions and podiums on a regular basis. My intention is to take full advantage of the fact that I am racing in such an experienced team with an experienced teammate."

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