Formula-Europe: Scholarship news 2007-02-27

First cockpits away, Solarship for Formula-Europe 2007 at 02./03.April! 10.000 Euro support-money will get the winner of the Formula-Europe Solarship. The whole season costs of 29.000 Euro are still subsidized for every driver by the GU-Racing...

First cockpits away, Solarship for Formula-Europe 2007 at 02./03.April!

10.000 Euro support-money will get the winner of the Formula-Europe Solarship. The whole season costs of 29.000 Euro are still subsidized for every driver by the GU-Racing Sponsors. Minimum one talent gets 10.000 on top from the sponsors for the Formula-Europe season.

The Solarship will be at April 02./03 at the Circuit-Mallorca. For the Solaship are maximum 12 drivers admitted. The candidates will have a test-day on the Circuit-Mallorca with the Formula-Junior. With it they get points from the instructor-jury. Besides the drivers have a talk with the instructor-jury, so next to the talent on the track and how the driver could transfer the tips of the instructors, also the personality and the motivation of the driver plays a little role. The Solarship- and test-day costs 1.500 Euro. In opposite to other Solarships the main thing will be the driving in the Formula-Junior where on the driver should concentrate: "It will be like a normal test-day where it is about to show the talent by transfer the tips of the instructors on the track." said Project-Manager Gunther Unterreitmeier. The instructor gives points to every driver in different categories. One or two Supported-Drivers will be selected at the end of the days. Each of them gets 10.000 Euro and the whole season Formula-Europe will cost them only 19.000 Euro.

The Solarship is due especially to the companies Low Oxygen Systems coming from the health-branch and the investment-group Vision Management s.l. Also the GU-Racing Sponsors lets convinced quickly from the concept of Formula-Europe. They want to support young talents and this wouldn't be possible without them. At the Formula-Europe will allocated prices with an overall-value of more than 60.000 Euro! Sole the championship-winner gets 30.000 Euro for the next season in Formula BMW with GU-Racing.

Already the first 3 of 8 cockpits for the Formula-Europe were assigned just one week after the publishing of Formula-Europe. Especially the concept of equal chances and controlling costs arrives very well. Also the driver of the Formula Cup Mallorca are absolutely happy about the sister-series for the summer. "Financially and regarding the profit both series are really without concurrence. I absolutely want to race the Formula-Europe and I am still talking to sponsors." said Joe Schmitz (LUX), at the moment 5th in Formula Cup Mallorca.

The announcement for the Formula-Europe Solarship is possible until March 12th.

-credit: fe

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Series Other open wheel
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