Red Bull: Speed Allowed to Race

Scott Speed's testing contract with Red Bull Racing is set to allow him to compete in the full A1 Grand Prix season, Autosport-Atlas has learned

Red Bull: Speed Allowed to Race

Autosport-Atlas revealed earlier this week that Speed will be announced as a Red Bull Racing's official test driver for next season at the Italian Grand Prix.

Team officials have given the green light for him to race in the new A1 GP over the winter.
 
The season gets underway at Brands Hatch on September 25, and doesn't clash with his current GP2 commitments. A Red Bull Racing source said: "It will be good for him to be busy over the winter and get more experience."

The news will come as a big relief for A1 Team America, who will see Speed as a huge asset on their assault on the inaugural 'World Cup of Motorsport.'

Speed has already shown strong pace in the series' official test session at Paul Ricard this week, being the fastest of the 20 cars on each of his first two days in the car.

However, it is understood that the team are not going to sponsored by Red Bull.
 
Speculation was rife that the energy drink would be unveiled as the team's main sponsor this week, when it unveiled three Red Bull Driver Search winners to compete testing duties this week, including Colin Fleming and Matt Jaskol.

Speed will however have Red Bull decals on his helmet. 

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