Open Telefonicca round four preview

All is ready in Albacete¹s Circuit for the venue of the fourth round in the Open Telefonica international series. New drivers, Giovanni Anapoli and Paulo Alho, are join the championship. Fernando Navarrete born in Albacete wants to do his best ...

All is ready in Albacete¹s Circuit for the venue of the fourth round in the Open Telefonica international series. New drivers, Giovanni Anapoli and Paulo Alho, are join the championship. Fernando Navarrete born in Albacete wants to do his best driving at home in his first time as an Open Telefonica driver. The series current leader is Antonio Garcia with 99 points.

Barcelona, 9th June.- For the italian driver, Giovanni Anapoli, and for the portuguese Paulo Alho , the fourth Open Telefonica¹s race is special because is going to be their debú in the Open Telefonica. Giovanni Anapoli, 26-year-old , has join EC Motorsport team and he is going to have Angel Burgueño as a mate. Paulo Alho, 20- year -old will drive as a Scuderia Fama driver with the swiss Joel Camathias. Anapoli has driven in European Formula Boxer in Italy (1994-95) where he was second; in 96 he reached a pretty third position in the Formula Renault in England; in 97 he drove at the same time as Formula-3 and Formula Opel Œs driver and won the Nation¹s Cup for Italy.But without any doubt, his year was 1998, because he was awarded as a Rookie of the Year while he was driving in the Formula Dodge in the States. Paulo Alho, apart from being a driver he is actually studing Civil Engineering, is taking part in the Open Telefonica and also in the Formula Novis by Ford, where he is actually taking the second position in the classification. He really know how a winner feels, because he won the Junior Kart Championship and the Portugal Cup.He also was Rookie of the Year in the Formula Ford achieving four pole positions, his best result has been to achieve the fifth position. At home Fernando Navarrete, the local driver born, is going to compete for the fisrt time at Albacete Circuit as an Open Telefonica driver. He is in Doors Engineering and he¹s keen to finish on the top position in the race and if possible, to repeat this result in the rest of the championship. The people attendance is expected in 25,000 spectators .

The International Open Telefonica Series arrives at Albacete with a provisional results waiting for the decision of two appeals.one of them has being presented by Santiago Porteiro¹s team (Elide Racing), due to his penalization at Jarama¹s Circuit for unlawful modifications made on the rear wing of his car. Spanish Car Racing Federation is going to comunicate his decision as soon as the Nacional Appeal Court is being joined. The other appeal is related to the Italian team Vergani Racing Giuseppe Burlotti (Vergani Racing) to the FIA Court after the first one being rejected by the Spanish Federation. The decision of the FIA will be definitive so that the championship classification will be modified. There are also sporting newness; from now, it is possible to use two fuel-pumps in the cars.

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Series Other open wheel
Drivers Antonio Garcia , Joel Camathias