Heidfeld joins Mercedes as reserve driver

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    Heidfeld joins Mercedes as reserve driver

    Post by Mike on 23rd January 2010, 06:22

    Heidfeld joins Mercedes GP as Tester



    After Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher the Mercedes Grand Prix team has signed up former BMW Sauber F1 driver Nick Heidfeld. The German became the team's test and reserve driver as of this season his manager confirmed.

    On Monday, 25 January, Nick Heidfeld will be presented to the invited guests and media during at MercedesĀ“ team launch in Stuttgart. Speaking about his upcoming challenge as the team's test and reserve driver his manager Andre Theuerzeit told German magazine Bild: "Nick (Heidfeld) will fully concentrate on supporting the team's main drivers as the team's test and reserve driver. Nick focused on a seat with one of the top teams but unfortunately we were unable to sign him up."

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