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Razia to race for Marussia F1 team

February 06, 2013 13:58 IST

Brazilian Luiz Razia will race for Marussia this season alongside Britain's Max Chilton, the Formula One team announced on Wednesday.

The 23-year-old, runner-up in the GP2 championship last year, was the team's reserve in 2010.

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Luiz RaziaRazia is expected to test the new MR02 car later on Wednesday at the Jerez circuit.

"The past two seasons in GP2 have been all about proving that I have what it takes and that I'm ready," he said in a statement.

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"This coming season will be all about rewarding the faith the team have shown in me."

Photograph: Andrew Hone/Getty Images

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