Mortlock aims Arrows at EuroBOSS motor racing crown.
Cambridge-based Formula 1 car racer to compete in Europe's fastest motor racing series.
Cambridge, UK - 18 March, 2003 - Cambridge-based entrepreneur and racing driver, Matthew Mortlock, has confirmed that he will once again take to the wheel of his 1992 Footwork Arrows FA13 car when he competes in the 2003 EuroBOSS Championship. The F1-Sales.com Racing Team Arrows FA13 is one of the most powerful cars on the circuit and is the car in which Mortlock set the new outright lap record at Brands Hatch in last seasons EuroBOSS campaign. Last year, Mortlock scored a number of podium finishes including the races at Brands Hatch in UK, Most in Czech Republic, and Le Mans in France. This year, Mortlock is aiming his Arrows at race wins.
Michele Alboreto originally drove Mortlock's car for the Footwork Mugen Honda team in the 1992 FIA Formula 1 championship. That season, the car was fitted with a Mugen-Honda 3.5L V10 and Michele finished 10th in the Drivers Championship. Designed by Alan Jenkins, the car was highly reliable and failed to finish only at the Belgian and Australian Grand Prix. Michele Alboreto scored 6 World Championship points with this FA-13 chassis, finishing 5th in the Grand Prix of Spain and San Marino, and 6th in Brazil and Portugal.
Mortlock and his F1-Sales.com team are looking for additional sponsorship to support its 2003 campaign. Alongside returning support from F1-Sales.com and Cambridge-based motorsport pub The White Swan, the team has secured support from Cambridge high-technology companies ART VPS Ltd and Plastic Logic Ltd. More information on the team can be found at: www.f1-sales.com/RacingTeam/
About Matthew Mortlock
Matthew Mortlock is a successful businessman and racing driver, based in Cambridge UK. During his racing career, Matthew has raced and excelled in a wide variety of motorsport formulas. Matthew has raced in open-wheeled single seaters, sports cars, saloon cars, and even stock and banger racing. His achievements include race wins in every category that he has raced, and being crowned as 1999 BOSS Masters Champion. Matthew has raced in the BOSS (now EuroBOSS) series since 1996 and has extensive experience in racing Formula 1 cars.
Outside of motor racing, Matthew has achieved success in many high-energy fields of sport. For 15 years Matthew was a qualified parachute instructor, owning and running three highly successful parachute clubs. Matthew was a member of the British Parachute Team in 1982 and 1984, and was ranked 4th in the world in 1984. In 1985 Matthew extended his motorsports hobby into a successful race car dealership business. Now, under the F1-Sales.com banner, Matthew specialises in dealing with Formula 1, Formula F3000, and Sports Cars.
About F1-Sales.com Racing Team
Headed by driver and team owner, Matthew Mortlock, the F1-Sales.com Racing Team competes in the EuroBOSS series - Europe's fastest motor racing series - for pre-1998 Formula 1 cars. The team employs a full-time race preparation engineer and has a full complement of race team staff and pit crew on race days. The F1-Sales.com Racing Team is based in Cambridge, UK - a location within easy reach of many of the UK racing circuits such as Brands Hatch, Silverstone and Donington Park. The team has scored race wins and podium finishes in its EuroBOSS campaigns.