The U.S. F1 team has announced the signing of Jose Maria Lopez as a driver for the 2010 Formula 1 season. Lopez, from Argentina, has F1 experience as a test driver for the Renault Team, and has enjoyed success in feeder series ranging from Formula Renault to GP2. Beloved in his native country, Lopez brings sponsorship dollars from the Argentinean government.
U.S. F1, based in Charlotte, NC, will be the sole U.S. team competing in the Formula 1 series. Executive vice president Peter Windsor has extensive F1 experience in team management, sponsorship management and media relations. The U.S. F1 team represents the United States’ first foray into the F1 series in over forty years.
Additional driver announcements are expected in the near future.