ROBERT WICKENS AND STEFANO COLETTI AT THE VALENCIA FBMW WORLD FINAL San Pietro Mosezzo, Italy and Indianapolis, USA (October 18, 2006): Eurointernational announced today that it has secured the driving talent of Robert Wickens and Stefano...
ROBERT WICKENS AND STEFANO COLETTI AT THE VALENCIA FBMW WORLD FINAL
San Pietro Mosezzo, Italy and Indianapolis, USA (October 18, 2006): Eurointernational announced today that it has secured the driving talent of Robert Wickens and Stefano Coletti for the DELL Formula BMW World Final 2006 scheduled on the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo at Valencia, Spain from November 24 to 26, 2006.
Eurointernational has dominated the 2006 FBMWUSA Championship winning the Teams and Drivers Championship with Robert Wickens, while , with only two events, Stefano Coletti has won 3 races and finished second in the other ,at Montreal and Indianapolis F1 GP events, ending fifth in the FBMWUSA Championship.
"It is a dream Team with Robert and Stefano at the World Final" said Team owner Antonio Ferrari" and we will combine our USA and Italian Teams for the best effort possible. Eurointernational, Wickens and Coletti have some unfinished business since last year Bahrain FBMW World Final, and all of us we are looking forward to race in Valencia, bringing our Red-Bull livery cars in the winner circle".
Robert Wickens, 17, from Toronto, Canada, Red-Bull and BMW Junior driver, finished 6th in last year FBMW World Final, passing over 40 cars during the entire event : "The World Final will be my last race in FBMW and I would like seal my 2006 winning season in USA with a great performance in Valencia for Red-Bull, BMW and my Team", says Wickens.
Stefano Coletti, 17, from Montecarlo, Monaco, return behind the wheels of his Eurointernational's FBMW after the two dominating events in Canada and USA and 1 win in the ADAC FBMW Championship : "Valencia will be an important event on my racing career and I would like end my FBMW program continuing my winning tradition with Eurointernational", says Coletti.
With an overall prize fund of USD 60,000 for the drivers, the overall winner of the World Final will get the reward to test once for the BMW Sauber F1 Team.
Eurointernational is conducting an estensive technical preparation of the FBMW cars at its Italian racing facility and will test in Italy and in Spain, before the DELL Formula BMW World Final 2006, keeping its third car race-ready for any possible use.
Next year, Eurointernational will defend the 2006 Teams and Drivers title in USA entering 3 cars in the FBMWUSA Championship and has already planned an exstensive testing program next December in Italy and Spain with the new drivers before return to USA for the 2007 pre- season test.