Leinders Junior Racing Team to contest the Formula 3 Euro Series
New asset for the 2006 Formula 3 Euro Series grid: Belgiums
Bas Leinders will enter his newly founded Bas Leinders Junior Racing
Team for the 2006 Formula 3 Euro Series season, with young Belgian
Michael Herck racing the teams Dallara-Mercedes.
racing for Bas Leinders, in his debut season in the most competitive
young gun series of the world, Michael Herck cooperates with one
of the most successful Belgians when it comes to this motor racing
category. Back in 1998, Leinders won the German Formula 3 Championship
for Team Van Amersfoort Racing - the series that merged with its
French equivalent to become the Formula 3 Euro Series. Now, last
years Minardi F1 test driver Leinders and his management are
working on securing a ChampCar World Series deal.
been considering for quite a while to support young Belgian racing
drivers, reveals Leinders. Now Ive got a great
chance of doing so with the Bas Leinders Junior Racing Team. Furthermore,
Im delighted with Mercedes-Benz trusting in us in such an
early stadium of our teams development.
teams first driver, Michael Herck, has grown 17 early in August.
The native Bucharester contested selected rounds in the German Recaro
Formula 3 Cup and the British Formula 3 Championship to efficiently
prepare for his maiden Formula 3 Euro Series season. In 2004, Herck
won the Italian and Spanish Formula Renault 1600 Championship titles.
Its just fantastic to cooperate with an experienced
racing driver such as Bas Leinders, cheered Michael Herck.
Ill give my very best to follow in his footsteps.