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Next weekend, the three categories of the Superfund World Series by Nissan (the Spanish Formula Junior Championship, the new World Series Light in its official debut, and the Top one, the Superfund World Series by Nissan), will be packed for the...

Next weekend, the three categories of the Superfund World Series by Nissan (the Spanish Formula Junior Championship, the new World Series Light in its official debut, and the Top one, the Superfund World Series by Nissan), will be packed for the first time this season, in the Autodromo Monza, in a 100% international meeting.

As it is known, the French driver Franck Montagny is leading strongly the Series, showing everybody he is eager to arrive to Formula 1, offering an impressive driving style each race. The Spaniard Marc Gené, who recently dominated the latest Monza F1 tests, also will try to take the victory in Monza. Other names as Leinders, Besson, Sarrazin, Kovalainen or Karthikeyan are strong victory contenders too.

With 60 single-seaters among the three categories, the Superfund World Series by Nissan undoubtedly are a real chance to get the peak of the international car racing world, adapting to the driver's needs and offering them the opportunity of compete in professional Series with sensible costs.

The World Series Light debut, the latest novelty of the whole Series, will take place in Monza. This new category has been created as a intermediate step for the newcomer drivers who arrive from the Formula Junior 1600, to adapt them with a more powerful car with stronger performances, something that will be very useful for them for their future days with the 450 hp Superfund World Series by Nissan car.

The new World Series Light car, designed by Dallara and with an AER engine, developed specially for this car, offers 250 hp and its capable of perform in a high level with a low technical care of 7000 kms. each revision.

This Monza World Series weekend, will be a good chance to follow the impressive performance level of the 450 hp powered Superfund World Series cars, that last week registered an average speed of 210kp/h, showing its real conditions of be one of the current most important categories.

At the same time, the Spanish Fórmula Junior 1600, will contest its second meeting of the season, with new drivers as for example the Japanese Keisuke Ebisuda and with foreign teams of the category as theThierry Boutsen Racing, owned by former Tyrrell and Williams Belgian driver. <pre> Superfund World Series by Nissan

NUM.    TEAM                            DRIVER                  COUNTRY
1       RACING ENGINEERING              STEPHANE SARRAZIN       FRA
2       RACING ENGINEERING              BAS LEINDERS            BEL
3       GABORD COMPETICION              FRANCK MONTAGNY         FRA
4       GABORD COMPETICION              HEIKKI KOVALAINEN       FIN
5       KTR                             PAUL EDWARDS            USA
6       KTR                             FELIX PORTEIRO          ESP
7       EPSILON EUSKADI                 JEAN CHRISTOPHE RAVIER  FRA
8       EPSILON EUSKADI                 ANDER VILARIÑO          ESP
9       ADRIAN CAMPOS MOTORSPORT        MARC GENE               ESP
10      ADRIAN CAMPOS MOTORSPORT        SANTIAGO PORTEIRO       ESP
11      VERGANI FORMULA                 RICARDO GONZALEZ        MEX
12      REPSOL RACING FOR SPAIN VERGANI ANGEL BURGUEÑO          ESP
14      SUPERFUND ZELE-RACING           NORBERT SIEDLER         AUT
15      SUPERFUND ZELE-RACING           TUKA ROCHA              BRA
18      R.C. MOTORSPORT                 CARLOS PEREIRA          BRA
19      R.C. MOTORSPORT                 POLO VILLAAMIL          ESP
20      GD RACING                       ENRIQUE BERNOLDI        BRA
21      GD RACING                       MATHIEU ZANGARELLI      FRA
22      SAULNIER RACING                 DIDIER ANDRE            FRA
23      SAULNIER RACING                 BRUNO BESSON            FRA
24      TATA TEAM CARLIN                NARAIN KARTHIKEYAN      IND
25      CARLIN MOTORSPORT               BRUCE JOUANNY           FRA

World Series Light

NUM.    TEAM                    DRIVER                  COUNTRY
1       MEYCOM                  CELSO MIGUEZ            ESP
2       REYCO MOTORSPORT        JUAN CRUZ ALVAREZ       ARG
3       ESCUELA LOIS CIRCUIT    ADRIAN VALLES           ESP
4       ESCUELA LOIS CIRCUIT    ALVARO BARBA            ESP
5       VERGANI RACING          MATHIAS LAUDA           AUT
6       VERGANI RACING          PABLO DONOSO            CHI
7       EPSILON by GRAFF        JULIEN VIDOT            FRA
8       EPSILON by GRAFF        MILOS PAVLOVIC          YU
9       R.C. MOTORSPORT         WAGNER EBRAHIM          BRA
10      R.C. MOTORSPORT         MATTEO PELLEGRINO       ITA
11      R.C. MOTORSPORT         ANANDA MIKOLA           IND
12      VERGANI RACING          MILKA DUNO              VEN
14      SZASZ MOTORSPORT        CHANOCH NISSANY         HUN

Campeonato de España de Fórmula Junior 1600

NUM.    TEAM                            DRIVER                  COUNTRY
1       ESCUELA LOIS CIRCUIT            MARCO BARBA             ESP
2       ESCUELA LOIS CIRCUIT            ARTURO LLOBELL          ESP
3       PORFESA COMPETICION             ROLDAN RODRIGUEZ        ESP
4       PORFESA COMPETICION             JORGE GARRIDO           ESP
5       PORFESA COMPETICION             VICTOR JAOUEN           ESP
6       G-TEC JUNIOR TEAM               JUAN ANTONIO DEL PINO   ESP
7       RACC MOTOR SPORT                CHRISTIAN CANO          ESP
8       RACC MOTOR SPORT                HECTOR SUAREZ           ESP
9       CIBIEMME TEAM                   GIACOMO RICCI           ITA
10      CIBIEMME TEAM                   PIETRO RICCI            ITA
11      REPSOL RACING FOR SPAIN         CARLOS ALVAREZ          ESP
12      REPSOL RACING FOR SPAIN         JAVIER VILLA            ESP
14      AUTOMOBIL CLUB D'ANDORRA        MANEL CERQUEDA          AND
15      ECA RACING                      BORJA G. MANCERA        ESP
16      ECA RACING                      MARCOS DE DIEGO         ESP
17      HST RACING                      JAVIER FERNANDEZ        ESP
18      HST RACING                      MARCOS MARTINEZ         ESP
19      JUNIOR RACING TEAM              MICHAEL HERCK           BEL
20      CIBIEMME TEAM                   KEISUKE EBISUDA         JAP
21      G-TEC JUNIOR TEAM               ADRIEN LAVAIL           FRA
22      G-TEC JUNIOR TEAM               ROMAIN IANNETTA         FRA
23      MASCHERONI CORSE                GIOVANNI TEDESCHI       ITA
24      THIERRY BOUTSEN RACING          JERÔME D'AMBROSIO       BEL
25      THIERRY BOUTSEN RACING          MAXIME HODENCQ          BEL
26      MASCHERONI CORSE                GIAMPIERO CAVACIUTI     ITA
27      KIWI E.S.P.                     RICCARDO MESSA          ITA
28      DISCOVERY RACING                ANDREA CORTINOVIS       ITA
29      AP MOTORSPORT                   MANUEL DEODATI          ITA
31      TOMCAT RACING                   RICCARDO CINTI          ITA
74      TOMCAT RACING                   LUCA FRIGERIO           ITA

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Series Formula V8 3.5
Drivers Franck Montagny , Marc Gene , Thierry Boutsen
Teams Williams