F1 »

Bobbi keeps on testing at Minardi.

The Minardi Formula One Team has today announced that Matteo Bobbi has re-signed as an official test driver for the Faenza squad in 2003. It marks the third season the talented, 24-year-old Milanese driver has fulfilled this role for Minardi.

Bobbi's primary task will be to assist technical staff with development of the PS03 chassis, which is scheduled to run for the first time later this week. As Minardi is one of the teams that has elected to test on Grand Prix weekends this season, Bobbi will therefore take part in a number of the designated Friday sessions. With extensive knowledge of the Minardi PS01 and PS02, his input will be particularly valuable to the team as it seeks to make a significant step forward in overall competitiveness.

“Minardi is pleased to have re-signed Matteo as a test driver for 2003,” says Team Principal, Paul Stoddart. “He is a talented individual, who has worked with us now for the past two years. In that time, he has built up an excellent rapport with the team, and we look forward to continuing our relationship with him. I'm sure his efforts will contribute significantly to the development of this year's Minardi PS03.”

Bobbi comments, “I am both pleased and honoured that Minardi has once again asked me to assist with the test programme for its new chassis. I believe from speaking with the engineers that the PS03 has great potential, and I am looking forward to helping them achieve the maximum from the car.”

In addition to his commitments to the Grand Prix team, Bobbi will also continue to drive for Minardi's exciting F1x2 programme in 2003.

Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Andre Lotterer - Caterham F1
Andre Lotterer - Caterham F1
Youngest F1 drivers Infographic [credit: Crash.net]
Andre Lotterer - TOM`S Petronas [pic credit: Super Formula]
Andre Lotterer - TOM`S Petronas [pic credit: Super Formula]
Lewis Hamilton, James Corden
Motorsport Family Tree Infographic
Margaret Jennings
Marussia, Sauber
Motorsport Family Tree Infographic - Crash.net
Max Verstappen becomes Red Bull Junior   [pic courtesy Red Bull media]
Max Verstappen becomes Red Bull Junior   [pic courtesy Red Bull media]
Alain Prost (FR), Marlboro McLaren International MP4/2. Monaco Grand Prix, 03/06/1984, Monte Carlo.
The Marlboro McLaren Team celebrate as Alain Prost (FR), McLaren MP4/2, takes the chequered flag. Dutch Grand Prix, Zandvoort, Holland, 26/08/1984.
Parabolica gravel trap replaced with tarmac run-off at Monza
Pic credit: Twitter
Achille Varzi [pic credit: Image Troves]
Daniel Ricciardo - Red Bull Racing
27.07.2014- Race, Fernando Alonso (ESP) Scuderia Ferrari F14-T

Start the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.

© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.