Prize money announcement

European Record In Prize Money! The Telefonica Series By Nissan Will Distribute 1,584,000 Euros In Prize Money Amongst The Participants Of The Three Categories Barcelona, 14 February 2002. The Spanish-based company RPM Racing, organiser of the...

European Record In Prize Money!
The Telefonica Series By Nissan Will Distribute 1,584,000 Euros In Prize Money Amongst The Participants Of The Three Categories

Barcelona, 14 February 2002. The Spanish-based company RPM Racing, organiser of the FIA Telefónica Series by Nissan, will distribute a total Prize Money, totalling the sum of 1,584,000 Euros, thus establishing a new Prize Money record in Europe. This Prize Money will be shared amongst the participants of the three single-seater categories. It is a new motor sports competition project that will allow the young drivers to grow in a step-by-step, solid and professional single-seater program, through the participation of the Spanish Championship Formula Junior, the FIA Series Formula Nissan 2000, and the top category, FIA Series Dallara Nissan V6.

The top category FIA Series Dallara Nissan V6, powered by a Nissan 3.0 litre engine of 415 HP, will distribute 1,194,000 Euros amongst the ten entered teams: GD Racing (I), Vergani Racing (I), Adrián Campos Motorsport (S), Epsilon by Graff (F), Racing Engineering (S), Meycom (S), Venturini Racing (I), RC Motorsport (I), KTR (B) and Gabord Competición (S). As usual, with RPM Racing, a Formula One test with Team KL Minardi Asiatech will be reserved for the winner of the Series.

The intermediate category, the FIA Series Formula Nissan 2000, engined by Nissan (230 HP), will share 270,000 Euros between the top three drivers of the Final Standings; 180,000 Euros for the winner; 60,000 Euros for the runner-up,, and 30,000 Euros for who finishes third. Furthermore, the winner will be invited to test with the Dallara Nissan V6 Winner Team.

The Spanish Championship Formula Junior will share up to 120,000 Euros, in Prize Money; 60,000 Euros for the winner (who will test with the Formula Nissan 2000 winner team); 36,000 Euros to the runner-up; and 24,000 Euros for the driver who finishes third in the Championship.

The Telefónica Series by Nissan will commence on 12 May; at the Circuit of Valencia. This is a Spanish-based single-seater racing project, which is one of the best plataform for young and talented drivers.

- RPM Comunicación

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Series Other open wheel , Formula V8 3.5
Drivers Adrian Campos
Teams Racing Engineering