Robert Kubica may be swapping out Formula 1 for DTM, as the Pole has confirmed that he will participate in the trial of BMW's new DTM race car in Jerez this month.
BMW Motorsport announces that 34 – Summer Field Driver in Tests in the south of Spain, he was sitting at the wheel of a BMW M4 DTM. The tests will run from Tuesday, 10. December, end Friday, 13. December.
Cubic, who left Formula One after a bad year with Williams, will look for a chance to continue his racing career in the DTM series, and has already confirmed that he is interested in the position of a test runner in one of the F1 teams.
BMW is already strongly linked to BMW, since 2006 is factory-made made his BMW team debut in Formula 1, and in the year 2008 in Canada, with the German mark, also won his only Formula 1 victory .
Kubica said of the new challenge:
“I would like to thank BMW Motorsport for the opportunity to try the BMW M4 DTM in Jerez, looking for a new challenge, and DTM is definitely that. The series has a superb cast, and the normal ride is extremely high. However, we first have to wait and see how the testing goes.
They are also looking forward to working with the Polish racer at BMW:
“ We are pleased to offer Robert Kubica a test participation in Jerez,” said BMW Group Motorsport CEO Jens Marquardt. “ Robert is a big name on the international scene, with a lot of experience in high motorsports like Formula 1. Now we are very interested in how he will get behind the wheel of the touring car – ours BMW M4 DTM.