Bell joins Rockingham line up

Leading American racer Townsend Bell is the latest driver to join the star line-up at Rockingham this weekend for the unique Trust Thunder at the Rock, Formula One event which is being run in association with the Minardi team. Bell, who has ...

Leading American racer Townsend Bell is the latest driver to join the star line-up at Rockingham this weekend for the unique Trust Thunder at the Rock, Formula One event which is being run in association with the Minardi team.

Bell, who has previously raced on the Northamptonshire banked oval circuit in the CART Fed Ex Champ Car series, will switch this weekend to the road course, joining drivers including Minardi F1 regulars Jos Verstappen and Nicolas Kiesa in the teams unique F1x2 cars.

Also trading places, Jos Verstappen will try his hand at lapping the banked oval track on Saturday afternoon in a 500-horsepower Days of Thunder Pontiac. Another of the Days of Thunder cars, which will race on Sunday, has been sponsored by the rock band "The Darkness", who will be performing at the end of the race day.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Jos Verstappen , Nicolas Kiesa , Townsend Bell
Teams Minardi