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Timo Glock


Timo Glock is a German motor racing driver, currently driving in Formula One for theMarussia F1 team. Glock began hismotorsport career in 1998 at the age of 15. He won several karting championships as well as the BMWADAC Formula Junior Cup in 2000 and the Formula BMW ADAC Championship in 2001. Glock was signed as Jordan Grand Prix's test driver for the 2004 Formula One season and made his Formula One debut at the Canadian Grand Prix replacing Giorgio Pantano for one race. In 2005, Glock shifted his career to the United States, racing in the Champ Car World Series with Paul Gentilozzi's Rocketsports team. n 2006, Glock raced in Europe in the GP2 Series, the level immediately below Formula One. After winning the GP2 Series in 2007, Glock was connected to several F1 teams. He signed a contract with Toyota F1, though still under a test driver contract with BMW. In November, the CRB ruled that Glock was free to race for Toyota in 2008 and shortly afterwards Glock signed a three-year contract to replace Ralf Schumacher at Toyota. On 17 November new team Manor Grand Prix announced that he had signed for them and would be their lead driver for the 2010 and 2011 seasons. On 24 July 2011, it was announced that Glock had signed a 3-year extension to his current contract, committing him to Virgin until 2014. The team was renamed asMarussia F1for the 2012 season
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