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Red Bull picks Buemi as test and reserve driver

Red Bull has named Swiss racing car driver Sebastien Buemi as a test and reserve driver for the 2012 season.

This content was published on January 5, 2012 - 11:59
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Buemi lost his place on sister team Toro Rosso after finishing 15th in last season's standings with 15 points.

The 23-year-old will now support the Red Bull driver lineup of world champion Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber.

“I would prefer to be driving at the races of course, but working with Red Bull Racing on the development of their car and providing them with feedback throughout the season is the next best

thing,” Buemi said.

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