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News and Views on Drivers Chasing Open-Wheel Stardom

Linkage 8/17

by Ryan Stringfield
Posted August 17, 2008 at 5:39 pm Injury, linkage, open wheel racing news

World Series by Renault driver Fabio Carbone will be driving a Nissan Nismo GT-R next weekend in a one-off at the Suzuka 1000km.

Italian Motors driver and current VW TDI Cup Championship leader, David Jurca, had another successful weekend by finishing sixth at Lime Rock. Retaining his championship lead.

British F3 hotshoe, Andy Meyrick looks to make his return to the racetrack for the British F3 series finale at Donington Park following a mysterious illness that has sidelined him since early July. We hope for a speedy recovery for the Welsh driver as he has consistently proven his talents behind the wheel.

Former open wheel star, A.J. Allmendinger is reportedly “feeling the pressure letting up“, despite a recent article by Marty Smith of ESPN.com claiming the opposite. Just this week, A.J. was named to the Atlantic Championship All Star Team. It would be a shame to see A.J. on the sidelines for 2009.

Kart racing may never be an Olympic sport, but American gearbox champion Gary Carlton continues to “Globetrott for ICC Success”.

Bahrain’s hottest F1 Prospect, Hamad Al Fardan, was hospitalized over the weekend after a crash at the Nurburgring in the German F3 Championship. The 21 year old was later released despite some serious bruises.

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