INDIANAPOLIS, IN - October 27, 2001. Eurointernational Inc. has dominated the 2001 United States Formula 3 Series winning the Championship with Luciano Gomide and clinching the Rookie of the Year with John C. Antonino.
The Eurointernational's duo has won all 2001 USF3 races, seven for Luciano Gomide and one for John C. Antonino, continuing the domination started last season by Luciano Gomide, who won all seven 2001 USF3 races.
"It's incredible to have a Team unbeaten for two season and win 15 races in a row, with 15 pole positions " said Team Owner Arturo Antonio Ferrari. "Luciano Gomide has done a fantastic job for us and John C. Antonino has confirmed all his natural talent. The performances of our Dallaras F300 VW have brought USF3 at unbelievable lap times at each events with several new tracks record and very close races (See attached 2000 and 2001 USF3 results). Our cars have led in two years all laps (306) ,except 2, 174 of total 176 in 2000 and all 130 laps this year, showing a fantastic reliability and a consistent increase of performances. The person that deserves more credit for these results is our Technical Director Nicola Sgotto, who made all this possible, bringing, with first mechanic Patrick Moriet and the all crew, our Team to the maximum level of Formula 3 competition worldwide."
In 2001 Eurointernational's Dallaras have been sponsored by GrapeKing, Arra, Uptown, Asia Express, Giumarra.com, under the management of R.L.C. Ltd, GOL Linhas aereas inteligents, Impact Protection System, Mazziottiwines.com, with special promotional programs developed with the Italian Karting Federation (F.I.K.), the City of Vallecorsa in Italy and Ciociaria Oggi newspaper. Eurointernational has received technical support from Dallara Automobili S.r.l., Robert Bosch Co., P.I. Research Inc., North American Racing Parts/Ferodo, Bell Racing, Elf, Mickey Thompson/Avon, F.W.R.C. Inc., Hot Marks, Shadow Signs, Carl Hass Automobile Imports Inc., Emco Gears, Featherlite, Metal Supermarkets, Pectel Technologies Inc. A special recognition goes to Bertils Racing Engines, for the assistance and development of our Volkswagen USF3 engines.
Eurointernational is already working for the 2002 season, when will it expand again its racing programs, with the opening of a second Team in Italy, where a new state-of the art race shop will be completed next season. In USA our Team will continue in USF3 adding a third Dallara F301 to the two Dallaras of this year, running the prestigious # 1 and # 2, plus the traditional # 50 in next year's USF3 Championship.
In Italy the new Team is scheduled to compete with three cars in the 2002 European Formula Renault Championship, while preparing for the 2003 Formula 3000 Renault Championship, under the Technical Direction of Nicola Sgotto.
Eurointernational is also in negotiation with a world famous soccer Team entering the new Premier 1 Grand Prix Series, with driver Luciano Gomide, in 2002-2003 Championship.
The final 2002 racing programs, sponsorship and drivers names will be officially presented during separate Press Conferences in USA, Italy and Brazil.