IRS News - http://www.kart.nl/irs - Friday April 11
They came, they saw... and they were conquered
IRS in co-operation with the Official Karting Scene made available a
Press-ticket for the Rothmans-Williams-Renault team introduction at Circuit
Park Zandvoort on April 19. Visit the International Racing Site at
http://www.kart.nl/irs and answer four questions/prospects for the
Argentine Grand Prix this weekend.
BBC Ceefax reports: Villeneuve blasts 'go-kart' circuit
Title favourite Jacques Villeneuve goes into Sunday's race having blasted
the Buenos Aires circuit. The bumpy track is hosting its third race since
Argentina returned to the F1 calendar in 1995. "It's a good thing there are
not too many tracks like this. It is just not in the spirit of Formula One.
It's just like a high speed go-kart track. When you hit a bump here the
pain goes right down your spine," the Canadian commented.
RTL Television reports: Sponsor contract Rothmans extended
Williams-Renault has made good prospects just before the World Championship
race in Buenos Aires, Argentina next Sunday by extending the contract with
tabacco-company Rothmans. They extended the contract as main sponsor with
the team of Villeneuve and Frentzen for one year untill 1998. At an
estimate Rothmans has annual expensives of about 35 million dollars with
their engagement in Motorsports.
NEWS SUMMARY APRIL:
* MTV: MTV broadcast McLaren launch April 3
* RTL: Berger father of third child April 4
* RTL: Manager Villeneuve found Prost April 8
* RTL: Haug hopes for good result April 8
* RTL: R. Schumacher wants to finish April 8
* RTL: New Grand Prix, old target April 8
* RTL: Frentzen afflicted by doubt April 8
* BBC: Will Lola return this month? April 9
More articles available from August 1996 untill March 1997, you can
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Visit the International Racing Site at http://www.kart.nl/irs for the
latest results of the Argentine Grand Prix sessions. We also offer you the
latest news, and ofcourse the opportunity to win a Press-ticket for the
Rothmans-Williams-Renault team introduction at Circuit Park Zandvoort on
International Racing Site
They came, they saw... and they were conquered.