Dubai: Jos Menten Racing preview

Flying Dutchman Jos Menten will participate in the final round of the FIA GT Championship. The driver from Haelen will take the wheel of Zakspeed Racing's Saleen S7-R. The Dubai Motorcity GT 500 will be Menten's third FIA GT race in 2006, after ...

Flying Dutchman Jos Menten will participate in the final round of the FIA GT Championship. The driver from Haelen will take the wheel of Zakspeed Racing's Saleen S7-R. The Dubai Motorcity GT 500 will be Menten's third FIA GT race in 2006, after finishing fifth in the Proximus 24 Hours of Spa and taking the silver medal in the Paul Ricard Supercar 500. The Dutchman heads full of confidence to the Middle-East.

Menten will share the car with team regulars Andrea Montermini and Sascha Bert. A uniform trio, an experienced team and a intrinsic fast car. the perfect mix for fireworks in the final round of the Championship.

"Considering the line-up and the speed of the car, we should be able to win the race on Saturday. Zakspeed Racing has done a wonderful job with the Saleen S7-R. The car has become an example of reliability. It will be special to race with this American machine in the beautiful decor of the 'Dubai Autodrome'", says Menten, prior to his adventure in the UAE.

-credit: Jos Menten Racing

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Series Blancpain Sprint
Drivers Andrea Montermini , Jos Menten , Sascha Bert
Teams Team Zakspeed