Glock Confirms Rocketsports Drive

Former Jordan Grand Prix driver Timo Glock has confirmed that he will race for the Rocketsports team in Champ Car racing this year, after impressing in pre-season testing

Glock Confirms Rocketsports Drive

The German made the announcement on his own website on Thursday afternoon and will line-up alongside American Ryan-Hunter Reay this season after securing the drive with help from sponsor Deutsche Post.

"It is going to be an exciting and funny year," said Glock, who topped the times at last week's Sebring test. "Champ Cars is a beautiful challenge and, because the engine and chassis are all the same, the field is certainly very close. More depends on the driver, which I find particularly good."

Glock had spent last winter trying to raise the budget to land a full-time race seat with Jordan, but he was eventually beaten by Narain Karthikeyan and Tiago Monteiro.

Without any other options in F1, the German is hoping that a successful season in Champ Car racing will help propel back into Grand Prix racing in the future.

"I have the aim already of Rookie of the Year, which would be great," he said. "And if one or more victories jump out, then even better. With success in Champ Car, my position will become better there and in F1."

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