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Published: Saturday November 11, 2006 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Sunday July 7, 2013 MYT 5:59:06 PM

Nakajima eyes F1 seat in 2007

TOKYO: Japan's Kazuki Nakajima (pic) has moved further in his father's footsteps by signing as a test driver with Williams Formula One – but says he won't be satisfied until he's in the races. 

The 21-year-old son of former F1 driver Satoru Nakajima becomes only the fourth Asian currently in Formula One. 

“My ultimate goal is to be an F1 race driver and I hope to make 2007 the year to achieve my goal,” Kazuki Nakajima said yesterday after signing his contract.” 

Nakajima joins India's Narain Karthikeyan as a Williams test driver in preparation for the 2007 season that starts in Melbourne in March. 

  • Dubai's Union Properties has won the rights to develop Formula One theme parks around the world, the official Formula1.com website reported on Thursday. 

    The property development company signed an agreement last year to build a US$360mil theme park, due to open to the public in 2009, in the Gulf emirate. – Agencies  


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