Mondini and Ponte with Eurointernational at Fran Am 2000 Winter Series. INDIANAPOLIS, IN - S.PIETRO MOSEZZO, ITALY - January 20, 2003. Eurointernational Group is pleased to announce that Giorgio Mondini and Juan Martin Ponte will be the drivers'...
Mondini and Ponte with Eurointernational at Fran Am 2000 Winter Series.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - S.PIETRO MOSEZZO, ITALY - January 20, 2003. Eurointernational Group is pleased to announce that Giorgio Mondini and Juan Martin Ponte will be the drivers' line-up for the 2003 Fran Am 2000 World Championship Winter Series.
Eurointernational will enter its two Formula Renault 2000 in the five races Championship scheduled in Florida, USA at Sebring, Miami-Homestead and St. Petersburg from January 24 to February 23, 2003.
Italian Giorgio Mondini, 22, two years veteran in Eurocup Formula Renault 2000 Championship, will make the debut with Eurointernational for which he will be competing in the 2003 Formula Renault V6 Championship. "I am very exited to my racing debut in USA and with my new Team" said Giorgio Mondini "These five races will be a great training for the V 6 Championship and a unique opportunity to start to work with the Eurointernational Team, who has so much racing history in USA".
Argentina Juan Martin Ponte, 18, two years veteran in the Italian Formula Renault 2000 Championship, is also at his debut with the Team and racing in USA. "This Series can boost my 2003 plan to race in USA in the Fran Am 2000 North American Pro Championship" said Martin Ponte "This is a very important moment for my career and I will give my best for my sponsors, my Country and my new family. With Giorgio and the Team we will race a very competitive Series."
The participation to the Fran Am Winter Series is a combine effort of the two Eurointernational Teams: Euro International Inc. in USA and Eurointernational Srl in Italy, which will enter one car each. Both Formula Renault 2000 cars and spares are being shipped today by airfreight from Milan to Miami, while transporter and equipment are travelling from Indianapolis. Italian technicians of Eurointernational Inc. will join crew of Euro International Inc. Nicola Sgotto will be the Technical Director for the combine Teams,
"This Series was on our announced plans and is great to return to racing in USA, where we won last two USF3 Championships " said owner Arturo Antonio Ferrari "Martin and Giorgio are two great talents creating a winning combination with our Team. Fran Am can be part of our future programs and we hope to start a great relationship with the Promoters and Grand-Am."
Yesterday, in Rome at Round 1 of the famous "'Champions' Trophy" Edoardo Piscopo, 15, gave to Eurointernational Junior Team the first win of the season, with his debut win in the 100 ICA Karting class.
"I am very happy for Edoardo's win " continues Ferrari" His talent is incredible at so young age. Soon we hope to see Edoardo in one of our cars. Remember his name."
Eurointernational has entered two cars in the 2003 Formula Renault V6 Championship for Luciano Gomide and Giorgio Mondini, who are scheduled to test by the end of this month during the development program of the new car.