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Andrea Caldarelli ready for Fuji

Andrea Caldarelli ready for Fuji


In a very hot Europe summer, the Italian driver Andrea Caldarelli decided to take advantage of the Fuji event for the third race of the Formula Nippon to have a break from the heat of continental Europe. Caldarelli is in fact already flown into the country of the Rising Sun to get ready to race at Fuji, the newest facility built in Japan a few years back home to Formula 1. It is a demanding and difficult track, in fact after Suzuka the organization has planned another session of collective testing on Friday. One hour of test to make the point of the situation, that will help the rookie drivers as Andrea to learn the track.

Andrea Caldarelli
"I am pleased to be back on track after a long break. I canít wait to sit in my Swift and review my mechanics and all the staff team Kondo in order to start as soon as possible with all the work we have planned for this event. Everything will be a bit stranger than usual. Friday there will be there only an hour of tests in which I will try to learn quickly the secrets of this track and then perfecting the settings of the car during the free practices. Toyota and Kondo gave me great confidence for the beginning of the season and I hope to repay them as soon as possible by collecting interesting results, but I am conscious to race in a series with the highest level that we are in the world. On Sunday we will have both, qualifying and the race, something unusual for the first time that has delate the warm-up. Saturday afternoon we will have once again Safari session, where we will go with our cars on the track with busses of spectators... A great thing that gives you the opportunity to touch the passion and interest there is for this Sport in Japan ".

The program of the weekend

Friday, July 15, 2011
16:00 to 17:00 Collective Test

Saturday, July 16, 2011
9:15 to 9:55 Free Practice 1
13:45 to 14:45 Free Practice 2
14:55 to 15:10 Safari

Sunday, July 17, 2011
8:10 to 9:04 Qualifications
14:40 Race (44 laps)

Local Times in Japan (GMT +9)

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