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VERVA Racing Teamon F1 circuits

VERVA Racing Team established by PKN ORLEN is the first Polish racing
team competing with teams from all over the world in the prestigious
Porsche Supercup racing series, held immediately before Formula 1 races.
The sprint nature of the events, extraordinary setting and proximity
to the legendary F1 series draw hundreds of thousands of people
to the stands, and millions to their televisions. Starting in the competition
is tremendously prestigious for the drivers representing the white-and-red
flag of Poland, who have the opportunity to compete with the top drivers
in their category and get the chance to gain an international career.

Ambitious plansof the VERVA Racing Team in the season 2012

The 2012 racing season will be the third year of starts of the whiteand-
red team on the F1 circuits in prestigious Porsche Supercup. VERVA
Racing Team with Kuba Giermaziak and Patryk Szczerbiński has ambitious
plans – fight for victory. The team started another season in the desert
Sakhir circuit in the Bahrain Grand Prix in April 2012. The season will
end in September 2012 at the Italian Grand Prix.

Kuba GiermaziakVERVA Racing Team driver

Kuba Giermaziak began his adventure in motorsports at the age of 9, when
he raced in the Polish Karting Championships. He competed in karting
until 2006 with excellent results, taking, among others, the second place
in the ROK Cup International Final at the track in Lonato, recognized
as the World Championship of Karting. Later in his career he competed
in a lot of important series: in Formula Renault 2000 Northern European
Cup (NEC), EUROCUP and ADAC GT Masters. Since 2010 he has been
the driver of the VERVA Racing Team participating in the prestigious
Porsche Supercup. He finished his first season in Porsche Supercup
in the second place among rookies and in the 10th place in the general
classification. In the next Porsche Supercup season Kuba Giermaziak
steadily climbed to the top and fought for a place on the podium
in the general classification. Eventually, after a great fight and fierce
competition he took the third place in the driver classification, and with
VERVA Racing Team – the fourth place in the Porsche Supercup 2011
team classification!

 Patryk Szczerbiński VERVA Racing Team driver

 Patryk Szczerbiński began his sports career at the age of 8 in the Polish
Karting Championships where he won Polish team championship
as a rookie. Between 2007 and 2009 he competed in karting series
in Great Britain with considerable successes, winning, among others:
the third place in the TVKC (KF3) Championship, the second place
in the Ginetta Kart Masters (KF3) and the second place in Winter
Series (KF2). In 2010 Patryk Szczerbiński switched from karts to singleseat
racing cars. In his rookie season he won Autosport Young Guns
Championship. In 2011 he moved to compete in the BMW InterSteps
series, taking the third place in the general classification.
In 2012 he has replaced Stefan Rosina and will be racing with Jakub
Giermaziak in the colours of the VERVA Racing Team, in the Porsche
Supercup series.

Summary of the VRT starts in the 2011 season

VERVA Racing Teamamong the topracing teams

The 2011 season was full of excitement for fans of the Polish team.
The fight for positions in the final classification was fought to the last
line. The VERVA Racing Team joined the world top teams finishing
its second season in the Porsche Cup at the 3rd place in the general classification
of drivers and on the 4th place in the team ranking. Fans twice
heard the Polish anthem thanks to fantastic results of Kuba Giermaziak
at the Hungarian and Belgian Grand Prix. The team owes its success
to professional preparation, steady and thoughtful driving throughout
the season and racing finesse of the drivers.

Summary of the VRT starts in the 2011 season
VERVA Racing Team among the top racing teams

In the history of the Polish motor sport, yet no Polish team achieved such
big successes in a comparable category of car racing. The VERVA Racing
Team, which took the 4th place in the team category in Porsche Supercup
is an answer to expectations of Polish fans, who want to experience
great sport emotions at the world level.
This unique PKN ORLEN project perfectly meets these assumptions,
combining them with marketing objectives. The VERVA Racing Team
project had a significant influence on the increase of the VERVA brand
recognition. Surveys show that 1/3 of respondents indicate the Company’s
premium fuel as the best known brand of enriched fuel.

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