Devaney signs late deal for German F3 After missing Round 1 of the German Formula 3 Series due to budget problems, Irish racer Michael Devaney has secured a late deal which will see him race in next weekend's(22 May) Round 2 of the series ...
Devaney signs late deal for German F3
After missing Round 1 of the German Formula 3 Series due to budget problems, Irish racer Michael Devaney has secured a late deal which will see him race in next weekend's(22 May) Round 2 of the series at Hockenhiem. He will race for reigning German F3 champions HS Technik who will supply him with a Dallara chassis powered by Opel-Speiss.
The Dubliner who finished 4th overall in last years German F3 championship knows it will be a tough fight playing catch up in this years championship after missing the first round "Missing Oschersleben was a big blow for my championship ambitions but with 8 rounds still remaining I believe I still have a good chance of fighting for the title. I had time to gel with my new team HS Technik at the Oval Rookie test last week and I'm sure they can provide me with the equipment to challenge for the championship." commented Michael.
The Double 'Motorsport Ireland Young Driver of the Year' will have to play catch up to Germany's Frank Kechele who now leads the Championship after the first round with 18points, next up is Chinese driver Ho-Pin Tung on 16 points. With a maximum of 192 points still up for grabs in the remaining 8 double-header rounds the race for the championship is still wide open.
The German F3 Cup will make history in 2005 when it will feature an Oval race at Lausitzring which will be the first of its kind for a European based single-seater Championship. A ^È100,000 prize fund has also been announced for the Championship which is the largest prize fund that has ever been offered for the series.
Michaels first race at Hockenheim this weekend will take place on Saturday with race 2 held on the Sunday afternoon. For race results and more news please visit www.michaeldevaney.com