CHAMPCAR/CART: Norbert Siedler to test at Homestead

Norbert Siedler to test Champcar in Florida One year after his first Formula 1 experience in a Minardi Norbert Siedler is preparing for his maiden test in a 750 hp Champcar on the Miami-Raceway at Homestead next Tuesday (22nd Feb.). Two...

Norbert Siedler to test Champcar in Florida

One year after his first Formula 1 experience in a Minardi Norbert Siedler is preparing for his maiden test in a 750 hp Champcar on the Miami-Raceway at Homestead next Tuesday (22nd Feb.).

Two years ago the Austrian hotshoe had already been in contact with Walker Racing, the team of former Penske VP Derrick Walker, and now the time has come for taking the first laps in the quickest American single-seater.

"We definitely want to get a clear picture of this series", says Siedler, looking forward to show his driving skills and convinced that Champcar could be an option for him, after Gerry Forsythe and Kevin Kalkhoven have taken over its management. Two million race attendees, action-packed events and live coverage on the NBC and CBS prove that the former Indycar-Series is on the way up again.

Even in Europe the situation has changed positively after a live-TV package with Eurosport has been announced recently. "The series is extremely well promoted and therefore it would be a perfect marketing platform for Norberts sponsors", claims his manager, Edi Nikolic, "but there are also some other discussions up in the air, one even combined with a testing package in Formula 1."

Within the next 3 weeks Siedler wants to make his choice.

-www.norbert-siedler.com

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