Pizzonia will replace Heidfeld for rest of season

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BMW Williams F1 Team has confirmed that Antonia Pizzonia will race in the final two Grand Pirx of the season alongside Mark Webber. 'Quick' Nick Heidfeld his Williams career has come to an end, next year he will race for the BMW team.

Pizzonia, who filled in for Heidfeld during the last three races while Heidfeld recovered from first a concussion and then injuries from a cycling accident, is of course happy that the Williams Team has chosen him to race in Japan and China.

Antonio Pizzonia "I am delighted to be racing for another two races, especially after last weekend at my home race when I was the innocent victim of a start line accident. The two tracks in Japan and China are real drivers' circuits and I hope to be able to validate this vote of confidence from the team."

Sir Frank Williams "On the strength of his races for the team thus far this season, we know he will serve us well in the next two grands prix."