18th at Bahrain in solid international debut.
Formula 3 champion Karl Reindler performed solidly in his international
Formula 3 debut last weekend, taking his Swiss Racing Team Dallara
to 18th in the Bahrain F3 Super Prix up against a star studded 32
against champions from Britain, Spain, Japan and the Euro F3 Series,
Reindlers result in the race came despite being hampered by
minimal dry track time in an unfamiliar car the only time
the 19 year old West Australian had previously driven a 304 model
Dallara was when he successfully tested for British outfit Carlin
Motorsport earlier this season.
race result was made even more impressive given that Reindler finished
26th in the frantic qualifying race and 28th after the Thursday
qualifying sessions after coming to grips with a wet 5.44km Bahrain
Super Prix performance backs up the strong international interest
shown in Reindler since winning the Australian Championship in October
talks are in progress with a number of British and European
F3 series outfits with a view to a full season racing in Europe
information about Karl Reindler can be found on his official website
goes Christmas shopping.
The Christmas season in full swing, team BRM owner Bronte Rundle
has departed for foreign shores in search for two rather expensive
presents for the BRM personnel and drivers to play with in 2005
a pair of new Dallara F304 chassis.
the need to keep up to date with the latest technology in the fast
evolving and very competitive Australian series, Rundle will talk
to both Menu Motorsport and the Swiss Racing Team in the coming
week with a view to purchasing two of the ultra successful Dallara
F304 chassis for use by BRM in the 2005 Australian F3 series.
will also meet with renowned engine supplier Speiss in Germany with
a view to continuing the excellent relationship between Speiss and
BRM has used Speiss Opel engines since its inception
in the late 1990s, and this year the power plant not only took the
team to both the Australian F3 championship and the Yokohama Trophy
class, but some starting lap records and Asian results along the
BRM Was the only team to use Speiss power in Asia this season, and
the team was delighted with the power shown against the renowned
winning car departs team BRM.
team BRM car that won this years championship at the hands of Karl
Reindler, Dallara chassis F300 / 012, has been sold to fellow Australian
F3 outfit Bob Johns F3 team.
Johns campaigned what was affectionately known as The worlds
fastest 1996 Dallara this season, a car that when coupled
with Speiss Power from BRM launched John Pettit to the lap record
on the Gold Coast street circuit this October.
Bob Johns F396 Dallara was a former team BRM Chassis, whilst 2004
driver John Pettit competed with team BRM at the recent Asian F3
finale in the Philippines, rocking the establishment with some startling
/ 012 has been one of the most successful chassis in Australian
Formula 3 competition, taking many race and round wins over the
last three season at the hands of former team BRM driver Darren
season the car took five race wins, and at the hands of Karl Reindler
completely dominated the Eastern Creek, Sydney, round of the championship
in one of the most impressive performances of the season.
BRM would like to take this opportunity to wish one and all an enjoyable
Christmas and a safe and happy New Year.
team would like to thank everyone that has played a role in creating
team BRMs most successful season yet, and to wish all of the
supporters and sponsors an enjoyable holiday period.
BRM looks forward to another successful assault on the Kumho Tyres
Australian Formula 3 championship see you all at the track