WIN TICKET - Villeneuve blasts 'go-kart' circuit - Sponsor contract Rothmans extended

WIN TICKET - Villeneuve blasts 'go-kart' circuit - Sponsor contract Rothmans extended

Post by IRS New » Sat, 12 Apr 1997 04:00:00


IRS News - http://www.kart.nl/irs - Friday April 11
They came, they saw... and they were conquered
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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
download them in ZIP format.

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
April 19.

Best regards,

Onno Ceelen
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International Racing Site
They came, they saw... and they were conquered.
URL: http://www.kart.nl/irs

 
 
 

WIN TICKET - Villeneuve blasts 'go-kart' circuit - Sponsor contract Rothmans extended

Post by Paul Mart » Sat, 12 Apr 1997 04:00:00


Quote:
>Title favourite Jacques Villeneuve goes into Sunday's race having blasted
>the Buenos Aires circuit. "When you hit a bump here the
>pain goes right down your spine," the Canadian commented.

Aaaah, poor little baby Smurf.

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