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Formula 1: Romain Grosjean To Partner Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus Renault in 2012

Lotus Renault have announced 2011 reserve driver Romain Grosjean will partner Kimi Raikkonen for the 2012 season. The Frenchman was given the race seat after impressing the team in Friday practice for the final two races of the year. Grosjean drove seven races for the Renault team in 2009 season with no success.  In 2010, he won the AutoGP series (formerly F3000 Euroseries), and followed this up by becoming the GP2 champion in 2011.In a statement, Grosjean said: There's a big grin on my face at the prospect of getting behind the wheel of next year's car, and I feel very privileged to be given this opportunity.  To be racing alongside a former world champion and someone who is hungry and returning to Formula One will be a great ex...

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