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Force India recruits Juncadella as reserve driver

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24/01/2014

Force India has announced the signing of Spanish driver Daniel Juncadella as its reserve driver for 2014.

The 22-year-old will attend all the races with the team and take part in several Friday practice sessions in order to gain track time and experience behind the wheel of the VJM07.

In addition to his duties with Force India, Juncadella's racing focus will remain on the DTM with Mercedes-Benz, where, ironically, the team's former 'number one', Paul di Resta, is heading.

"Daniel is an exciting prospect and I am delighted to welcome him to Sahara Force India," said Vijay Mallya. "Over the last few years we have always tried to support young, talented drivers and we will continue down this path by giving Daniel the opportunity to drive the VJM07 on Friday mornings at selected races. Daniel will also play an important role in our simulator programme at the factory, which remains an increasingly important development tool."

"Joining Sahara Force India is a dream come true," added Juncadella. "It's a fantastic opportunity for me to learn and will hopefully take me a step closer to eventually racing in Formula One. To work with the team at the track and in the factory will give me some valuable experience and I will do my best to make a contribution to help the team achieve its goals in 2014."

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