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Alexander Rossi to Work with Intel at Gamescom

Monday, August 13, 2012 6:30AM

August 13, 2012 – Caterham F1 Team Test Driver, Alexander Rossi will join INTEL at 2012 Gamescom, Cologne, Germany, August 17th and 18th. Gamescom 2012 marks the fourth year for this successful gaming conference, debuting in 2009 with some 245,000 visitors and 458 exhibitors from 31 countries making it the largest gaming platform conference in the world.

Rossi has been affiliated with INTEL and Intel Extreme Masters since 2009. A relationship that began while Rossi was competing in Formula BMW and grew after winning the Formula BMW Americas and Formula BMW World Championship in 2008. In 2009 Alexander supported BMW and INTEL for Pit Lane Park Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Las Vegas. 2010 and 2011 his duties extended to INTEL’s gaming partnership program, Intel Extreme Masters, where he joined the chip processor giant at CeBIT, Hannover, Germany racing head to head with professional gamers and fans.

“Intel is excited once again to have professional race car driver Alexander Rossi visit Intel® Extreme Masters again this year”, Ryan McArdle, INTEL Marketing Program Manager. “Our F1 Simulators are always a hot item at any event stop. Having Alexander there to showcase his skills on our iRacing course and meet with fans is an exciting opportunity for our attendees.”

“As I pursue my racing career goals, it’s an honor and privilege to be affiliated with a global industry pioneer and leader like INTEL,” Alexander Rossi commented. “I look forward to all the corporate events with INTEL. We’ve all gotten know each other well over the years and with the momentum of my racing career this has created more media and marketing opportunities for us to implement at these future events. Relationships in any industry are key assets, but as an athlete myself I know the importance and privilege is to be a brand ambassador for companies like INTEL. We look forward to working together for many years to come.”

Intel® Extreme Masters
Intel Extreme Masters is the global pro gaming events tour since 2006 with over US$2.8 million given out in prize money in six seasons. The league arranges the hardest and most popular competitions. eSports champions from Europe, Asia and America struggle for one of the most lucrative prize purses globally. Live tournaments at the world's largest IT and gaming conventions feature the top performers of the season - global stars in eSports. The seventh season will have its exciting final in Germany in 2013, during the CeBIT trade fair in Hanover with the top teams and players in the Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship. ESL TV, ESL's web-TV service, presents the best games of the season live and reports directly from the offline events.

Alexander Rossi will be available to meet at GamesCom INTEL Booth, August 17th and 18th. Please stop by for a visit.
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Rossi 2012 Partners include:
Caterham F1 Team, AirAsia, INTEL, Alaska Coffee Roasting, CS&A, SunCore, Read Racing, FIA Institute Young Driver's Excellence Program, InterVision, Astech Consulting, Kial James Design, National Breast Cancer Foundation, Leader's Choice Insurance, Meyers Investment Group, North Miami Travel, Century Equipment Company, AlpineStars, McSweeney and Associates

Alexander Rossi in 40 Seconds
From 147 Formula car starts, 20-year old Alexander has: 38 wins, 64 podiums,
33 poles and current win percentage of 25.85%
• 2012 Caterham F1 Team Official Test Driver
• 2012 World Series by Renault
• 2011 World Series by Renault – 3rd Overall and Rookie Champion
• 2011 AirAsia Team Lotus Driver Development Program
• 2011 FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy
• 2010 ART Grand Prix GP3 - 4th Overall Championship
• 2009 BMW Sauber F1 Testing - F1 Superlicense Qualifications
• 2009 GP2 Asia / Meritus Racing and Ocean Racing - 9th Overall, 3 Top 5 Finishes
• 2009 International Formula Master Championship / ISR Racing - 4th Overall and Rookie Champion
• 2008 Formula BMW World Champion, 1st Place
• 2008 Formula BMW Americas 1st Champion, 10 wins
• 2007 Formula BMW Americas 3rd Overall, 3 wins
• 2006 Skip Barber National Series, 3rd Overall, 4 wins
• 2006 Skip Barber Western Regional Series, 1st Champion

About Alexander Rossi:
D.O.B. 9/25/91
Hometown: Nevada City, California, U.S.A
Resides: Kingston, England

Current Team: Arden / Caterham -

F1 Team: Caterham

Current Series: World Series by Renualt -

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