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Clock ticking on Leimer's Marussia chance

Fabio Leimer is at F1's crossroads. The reigning GP2 champion missed out on a race seat on this year's grid, but Tages-Anzeiger newspaper says he now has a solid offer on the table. Marussia is offering to make Swiss Leimer, 25, its test and reserve driver with immediate effect. "He could enter right now as a test driver for Marussia," his manager, Sven-Oliver Mangold, confirmed. "It has even been promised that next year he will be one of the regular drivers," Mangold added. He said it will cost Leimer a sponsorship figure in the "low single-digit million range". Therein lies the problem. Until now, Leimer's career has been bankrolled by the wealthy Rainer...
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