Andreas Zuber

Andreas " Andi " Zuber ( born October 9, 1983 in Jews castle ) is an Austrian race car driver. He starts since 2006 in the GP2 Series, and is currently driving for Scuderia Coloni the. Zuber is a racing license his adopted country United Arab Emirates on the road and lives in Dubai.


Like most racers began making his career in karting, where he was active from 1998 to 1999. In 2000, Zuber into formula racing and went into the Formula König at the start. In the following two years Zuber was active in the German Formula Renault. After being revived in 2001 ranked sixth in the standings, he finished in eleventh place a season later. In addition, Zuber was active at this time in some races of the Formula Renault 2.0 Euro Cup. Then Zuber moved to the Formula 3 Euro Series, in which he was active with moderate success in 2003 and 2004. 2005 Zuber improved and won the World Series by Renault in his first race in Formula racing. With another strong performance, the Styrian secured the sixth place in the overall standings.

Since 2006, Zuber is active in the GP2 series. In his first season he went for Trident Racing at the start. As a teammate of former Formula 1 driver Gianmaria Bruni him in the sprint race at Istanbul, his first win was in the GP2 Series and finished at the end of the season 14th overall. In the 2007 season, moving to iSport International Zuber and was team-mate of the German Timo Glock. While Glock won the championship title, Zuber managed just one win and two more podium finishes. In the view point of the two iSport pilots found themselves in Magny -Cours: starting from the first row, the two collided before the first corner. After the end of the GP2 season in which the Styrian finished ninth overall, he was allowed to participate for Honda to Formula 1 test drives. However, Zuber received neither a test contract, nor a funding agreement of the Japanese racing team. Subsequently, Zuber hopes of a test driver involvement with Super Aguri, which never came but did state.

Thus began the Styrian in 2008 in the GP2 Series and denied his third season for Piquet Sports. Although Zuber did not succeed in winning the race, he was again ninth in the overall standings. After the season was making his move to FMS International, the team of the Formula 1 driver Giancarlo Fisichella, known, for which he was also active in three races in the 2008/2009 GP2 Asia Series season. In the main European GP2 series, the Styrian drove in the first half of the season with constant forward and stood on the podium three times. In Spa-Francorchamps Zuber could not start because the cars of his team, which has since been renamed Scuderia Coloni, were seized. At the end of the season, he finished 13th overall. At the last race of the season in Portimao Zuber missed the chance for a victory after he had overtaken as the leader at the restart of the race the safety car early.

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