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Magny-Cours: Colonia Motorsport preview

FORMULA ONE STARS WELCOMED TO THE YOUNG GP2 DRIVERS IN MAGNY-COURS. MATHIAS LAUDA AND GIMMI BRUNI ANNOUNCE THEIR TARGETS FOR THE FRENCH GP2 GRAND PRIX. MAGNY COURS - Former F 1 stars took a ride in the GP2 Series car in Magny-Cours, opening ...

FORMULA ONE STARS WELCOMED TO THE YOUNG GP2 DRIVERS IN MAGNY-COURS.

MATHIAS LAUDA AND GIMMI BRUNI ANNOUNCE THEIR TARGETS FOR THE FRENCH GP2 GRAND PRIX.

MAGNY COURS - Former F 1 stars took a ride in the GP2 Series car in Magny-Cours, opening officially the second part of the GP2 season: Damon Hill, Patrick Tambay, Jacques Laffite and Adrian Campos have been driving today morning the Dallara-Renault test car in the French circuit, welcoming the drivers of the future. Damon Hill was particularly impressed by the car performances. The 1996 Formula One World Champion told: "It really is a very good car: It's exactly what any young driver needs to prepare him for Formula One".

Coloni Motorsport is delight to be part of such a competitive and F1-linked Championship which represent as well a great opportunity for all teams, drivers and persons involved to show their talent and professionalism.

Coloni Motorsport is ready for the season re- start thanks to a successful two days testing session in Paul Ricard: the Italian team completed the scheduled mechanical and aerodynamic development programme with both drivers. The track engineers Paul Crosby and Peter Berry together with Sergio Rinland (former Arrows F1 Technical Director) collected many information and tested successfully the new cooling system introduced by GP2 Series Organisers which is constituted by a new intercooler, a larger water radiator and a newly designed cooling circuit.

The 24-years old Austrian driver Mathias Lauda, the son of the three times Formula One World Champion Niki Lauda, aims to score points in Magny-Cours and to battle for the front position: Coloni Motorsport is really confident and trusts in the Lauda's talent and will give to him the best support.

Gimmi Bruni is determined to improve his championship position and, after claiming the victory at Barcelona circuit early in April, is absolutely focusing on battle for a prestigious result in order to take the Championship leadership from the rookie Heikki Kovalainen. The 2004 Formula One driver is now The 2004 Formula One driver will be supported by the Italian rising pop star Lorenzo "Jovanotti" who will be behind the wheel of the 24-years old Italian talented driver for promoting his new album.

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Series GP2
Drivers Niki Lauda , Patrick Tambay , Damon Hill , Jacques Laffite , Heikki Kovalainen , Mathias Lauda , Adrian Campos