Arden International confirm Kral and Trummer for Abu Dhabi
Arden International is pleased to confirm Josef Kral and Simon Trummer will be competing with the team at the GP2 Finale at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi.
Josef Kral has been with the team since the beginning of the year competing both in the GP2 Asia and GP2 Main Series, having raced well and scored points in both championships. On Josef’s last visit to the Yas Marina circuit, he finished up in the points and second on the podium.
Simon Trummer has spend his 2011 Season with the MW Arden team in GP3 and following successful results at the post-season GP2 tests in Jerez and Barcelona, has shown is aptitude in the GP2 machine.
As announced by the GP2 Series organisers, Yas Marina Circuit will host a single non-championship event on November 12-13, alongside the penultimate Formula One™ Grand Prix of the season.
All thirteen GP2 teams will take part in this unique race weekend. As a special reward to GP3 Series graduates who compete at this stand alone event, Pirelli have offered a monetary prize to the two highest finishing GP3 Series graduates, of which Simon Trummer will be a contender.
Garry Horner: “I am pleased that both Josef and Simon will be racing with us in Abu Dhabi. It is great to continue our relationship with Josef into this event at Yas Marina, where he has had successful results both in testing and racing. Having tested Simon in both the GP2 post-season tests with good results, we are pleased to give Simon the opportunity to move up into a GP2 car and stay within the Arden team.”
Josef Kral: “I am very happy to be back in the team where I raced all season. I hope that we can build on the experience what we gained throughout the season and hopefully turn in to some good results in Abu Dhabi.”
Simon Trummer: “It is definately my season highlight to race with such a great team as Arden in Abu Dhabi! I'm so happy that I have this chance! After a great test I feel really comfortable with the car and in the team. I feel like I have raced for them all my career, so I will give my best for do a good job and I hope we will are successful!”
Arden International press release