Buemi continues as Red Bull reserve driver

Sebastien Buemi, Indian GP 2011

Sebastien Buemi, Indian GP 2011 

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Red Bull Racing has announced that Sebastien Buemi will continue with the team as it's test and reserve driver for the 2013 season.

After losing his race seat with Red Bull's junior team Toro Rosso at the 2011, Buemi moved over Red Bull for 2012. Buemi will work in the simulator for the team, and will be on hand at races as a stand-in for regular drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber, if needed.

Buemi said, "I know everyone at Red Bull Racing well and it’s good to remain with the team for another year. Of course my aim is to be driving at the races again, but I am still learning all the time from my work with the team. I help with the development of the car and provide feedback throughout the season, both at the factory and at races.”

Team Principal Christian Horner said, "We’re pleased that Sebastien has continued as test and reserve driver for the coming season. He joined the Red Bull Junior Team in 2004, has worked with Red Bull Racing in 2008 and 2012 and has significant race experience. He is an integral member of the team and will complete important simulation work for us throughout the year.”

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