Dubai: RML driver line-up announced

Fontes Rejoins RML in Duabi Jose Pedro Fontes will again line-up alongside Chris Goodwin in the teams No. 8 Saleen in Dubai this Friday for the tenth round of the FIA GT Championship. The team are looking to a strong result after the ...

Fontes Rejoins RML in Duabi

Jose Pedro Fontes will again line-up alongside Chris Goodwin in the teams No. 8 Saleen in Dubai this Friday for the tenth round of the FIA GT Championship. The team are looking to a strong result after the successful pairing secured a podium finish at Oschersleben in 3rd place.

That race was also Portuguese born Pedro's debut in the 2004 FIA GT Championship and his first outing in the Saleen S7R. He quickly familiarised himself with the car and drove a strong race alongside Chris to collect the teams best result of the season.

His motorsport career began over ten years ago in the Portuguese National Formula Ford Championship and he has since won the title twice, in 1995 and 1997. He collected another title in 1999 in the Portuguese National Championship of Speed driving an Alfa 147. Most recently he has contested the National Rally Championship in his home country, finishing 2nd in the standings in 2000/2001 and 3rd in 2002 driving the Fiat Punto Super 1600. In 2003 he finished 2nd in the Vitoria Absoluta Vodafone Golden Cup and he has made a return to the National Rally Championship this year with the Mitsubishi GP.N.

RML Background

RML's 4,300 square metre facility in Northamptonshire, England includes full design, development, manufacturing and operational support for international race/rally programmes and automotive engineering projects.

The organisation has achieved championship success in a diverse range of motorsport categories including GT/sportscars, touring cars, rally cars, single seaters and oval speedway cars. In 2004 RML teams will compete in the FIA GT Championship, British Touring Car Championship, Le Mans Endurance Series and the Le Mans 24 Hours.

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Series Blancpain Sprint
Drivers Chris Goodwin , José Pedro Fontes