Alberto Valerio is the new driver for Durango’s 2008 season

05.12.2007: Alberto Valerio is the new driver for Durango’s 2008 season

The Brazilian Alberto Valerio is the new arrival at team Durango for the 2008 season. The twenty-two year old Alberto Valerio will race for Durango both in the GP2 Series and GP2 Asia. The young Brazilian driver debuts in GP2 Series after a long and important career in the lower categories.


Ivone Pinton Team Principal Durango

"We were already close to signing Alberto in the 2006 season." Said Ivone Pinton, Team Principal for Durango. "I’m very satisfied to welcome this driver who we believe is ready to race in a demanding category like GP2 after his important experience in F3 in 2007.

The kilometeres of tests that we did together a month ago confirmed the driver’s ability to the team and make me look forward to 2008 with enthusiasm."


Alberto Valerio:

"This is really a great opprtunity for me and I’m looking forward to starting the next official competitive season."comments Valerio. "This is one of the moments that all racing drivers are working towards, being a winning organization like this, the right platform to get results and I am determined to do as much as I can, while doing the best possible job for the team.

Durango has shown many times that it is an excellent place for a young driver to work and I intend to make the most of this opportunity. Let me thanks Mr.Pinton and all in Durango, for giving me the chance to prove myself at the maximum level and let me thanks my sponsors and my Family for supporting me again".


- durango -


05.12.2007 / MaP

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