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Virgin VR-01/Cosworth Timo Glock Lucas di Grassi

Year of Foundation: 2009
Founder: Richard Branson
Debut: Grand Prix of Bahrain 2010
Grand Prix: 15
World Champions: 0
Wins: 0
Pole Positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0
Points: 0
Team Principal: John Booth
Designers: Nick Wirth (2010)
2010 Test Driver(s): Alvaro Parente
Luiz Razia
Address: Virgin Racing
The School House
50 Brook Green
London
W6 7RR
Internet: www.virginracing.com

VIRGIN RACING VR-01/COSWORTH CA2010 V8 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
Chassis
Construction Virgin Racing carbon fibre construction monocoque and nosebox
Suspension Wishbones: Virgin Racing carbon fibre construction with titanium flexure joints. Uprights: Virgin Racing aluminium alloy construction
Dampers Penske
Race Wheels BBS
Fuel cell "FT5" safety specification
Brakes AP Racing 6 pot calipers.Hitco Carbon-Carbon discs/pads
Steering Virgin Racing carbon fibre construction with Virgin Racing hydraulic steering assist
Driver seat Anatomically formed carbon composite
Seat belts Six-point harness (75mm shoulder straps with HANS system)
Electronics FIA standard ECU & FIA homologated electronic & electrical system
Gearbox Virgin Racing precision aluminium construction with 7-speed, longitudinally mounted Xtrac internals
Gear Selection Electronically controlled hydraulic differential Paddle operated hydraulic shift system with "seamless shift"
Clutch AP Racing
Driveshafts One-piece driveshafts with integral tripod joints

Dimensions
Overall length 5500 mm
Overall height 950 mm
Overall width 1800 mm
Wheelbase 3200 mm

Engine
Type Cosworth CA2010 V8
Configuration 8 cylinders in banked V configuration with an angle of 90 degrees
Construction Cast aluminium alloy cylinder block and head, forged aluminium
Maximum Speed 18 000 rpm (FIA regulatory limit for 2009)
Capacity 2,400 cc
Valves 32 with pneumatic valve springs
Cylinder Bore Less than 98 mm
Fuelling 8 injectors supplied by a pressurized system at 100 bar
Ignition 8 ignition coils each driving single spark plug
Weight 95 kg (minimum FIA regulation weight)

DRIVERS
Timo Glock (bio)
Date of Birth March 10, 1982
Place of Birth Lindenfels, Germany
Height 1.69 m
Weight 64 kg
Nationality German
Internet www.timoglock.de

Timo Glock (career)
1998-1999 Karting
2000 BMW Formula ADAC Junior Cup
Champion. 285,5 points. Eleven wins.
2001 BMW Formula ADAC
(BMW Formel ADAC Rookie Team) Champion. 268 points. Eight wins.
2002 German Formula 3
(Opel Team KMS) 3rd. 52 points. Three wins (Nurburgring - two times, A1-Ring). Two 2nd (Nurburgring, Hockenheim). One 3rd (Lausitzring).
2003 Formula 3 Euroseries
(Opel Team KMS) 5th. 55 points. Three wins (Adria, Hockenheim, Magny-Cours). One 2nd (Norisring). Two 3rd (Pau, Norisring).
Marlboro Masters of Formula 3
(KMS) 30th.
2004 Formula One
(Jordan Grand Prix) 4 races. 19th. 2 points. Official test driver.
Porsche Supercup
(Porsche AG VIP Team) 1 race.
2005 Champ Car World Series
(Rocketsports Racing) 8th. 202 points. One 2nd (Montreal). Rookie of The Year.
2006 GP2 Series
(BCN Competicion, iSport International) 4th. 60 points. Two win (Magny-Cours, Hockenheim). Two 2nd (Silverstone, Hungaroring). One 3rd (Hockenheim).
2007 GP2 Series
(iSport International) Champion. 88 points. Five win (Barcelona, Nurburgring, Istanbul, Monza, Valencia). Three 2nd (Bahrain - two times, Barcelona). Two 3rd (Monaco, Monza).
Formula One
(BMW Sauber F1 Team) official test driver.
2008 Formula One
(Panasonic Toyota Racing) 10th. 25 points. One 2nd (Hungary).
2009 Formula One
(Panasonic Toyota Racing) 10th. 24 points. One 2nd (Singapore).

Lucas di Grassi (bio)
Date of Birth August 11, 1984
Place of Birth Sao Paolo, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Residence Sao Paolo, Brazil
Internet: www.lucasdigrassi.com.br

Luca di Grassi (career)
2000 Formula A World Championship
5th.
2001 Brazilian Formula Renault
2002 Brazilian Formula Renault
2nd. 137 points. Two wins.
2003 Formula 3 SudAmericana
(Avallone Motorsport) 2nd. 164 points. One win (Obera). Eight 2nd (Campo Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Parana - two times, Interlagos - two times, Obera, Curitiba). Two 3rd (Campo Grande, Rio de Janeiro).
Formula 3 Euroseries
(Prema Powerteam) 21th. 5 points.
2004 British Formula 3
(HiTech Racing) 8th. 130 points. Two wins (Thruxton - two times). One 2nd (Oulton Park). Three 3rd (Croft, Silverstone, Brands Hatch).
2005 Formula 3 Euroseries
(Manor Motorsport) 3rd. 68 points. One win (Oschersleben). Three 2nd (Oschersleben, Nurburgring, Hockenheim). Two 3rd (Spa-Francorchamps, Lausitzring).
Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix
(Manor Motorsport) Winner.
2006 GP2 Series
(Durango) 18th. 8 points.
2007 GP2 Series
(ART Grand Prix) 2nd. 77 points. One win (Istanbul). Two 2nd (Magny-Cours, Nurburgring). Four 3rd (Barcelona - two times, Spa-Francorchamps - two times).
2008 Formula One
(ING Renault F1 Team) test driver.
GP2 Series
(Barwa Campos Team) 3rd. 63 points. Three wins (Hungaroring, Valencia, Monza). Three 2nd (Magny-Cours, Silverstone - two times).
2009 GP2 Series
(Fat Burner Racing Engineering) 3rd. 63 points. One win (Istanbul). Three 2nd (Silverstone, Hungaroring, Monza). Four 3rd (Hungaroring, Spa-Francorchamps, Monza, Portimao).

TEAM's HISTORY
Cars, years, engines...

Virgin VR-01/Cosworth
Model: VR-01
Year: 2010
Engine: Cosworth CA2010
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0

DRIVERS
Names and results


Timo
Glock


Years: 2010
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0
Points: 0

Lucas
di Grassi


Years: 2010
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0
Points: 0

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