Dubai 24: Diego Romanini preview

Diego Romanini comes back to Dubai A few days after the beginning of 2009, Diego Romanini is ready to come back on track for his first race of the year: 24 hours of Dubai. The Italian driver will take part in this race for the second year in a...

Diego Romanini comes back to Dubai

A few days after the beginning of 2009, Diego Romanini is ready to come back on track for his first race of the year: 24 hours of Dubai. The Italian driver will take part in this race for the second year in a row, again with the Black Falcon team, he will race with also in the next edition of the VLN championship and in the 24 hours of Nurburgring.

His car will be am 8-cylinders BMW M3 E92 of SP2 class, which Diego will be racing together with an international team of VLN stars. The relationship between the Italian driver and the German team lasts since 2007: together, they raced five 24 hours. Last year, in Dubai, the race was ruined by an accident of one of his team-mates which cost the team one hour and a half. But the times during the night would have put Romanini's team among the first ten overall.

The race organized by Creventic has more than 80 cars participating, of 20 different brands, with drivers from 37 countries. Among the important names, the former Formula 1 driver Johnny Herbert, the DTM stars Roland Asch and Kurt Thiim and GP2 driver Ho-Pin Tung.

-credit: diegoromanini.com

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Series Endurance
Drivers Johnny Herbert , Ho-Pin Tung , Diego Romanini , Roland Asch
Teams Black Falcon