TEAM NEWS: Al Khalifa Signs for British F3 National Class Champions
TEAM NEWS: T-Sport are pleased to announce the signing of Sh. Salman bin Rashid Al Khalifa, the 2005 Formula BMW Asia Champion, for the remainder of the 2007 British F3 International Series. Salman will race alongside Rodolfo Gonzalez and Sergio Perez.
The young Bahraini is currently lying eighth in the British F3 National Class standings with 48 points. He started the season with Promatecme and scored his first podium at the first round of the season at Oulton Park.
Salman said, “I am excited about this move to T-Sport. Russell’s experience and guidance will be of great value to me at this point in my racing career. I am also looking forward to working with Rodolfo (Gonzalez) and Sergio (Perez), who are both great racers. It will be interesting to share data with them and learn from them.”
He continued: “I would like to thank Chris Weller and the whole team at Promatecme for their support during the first half of the season; I really enjoyed working with them”
T-Sport’s Team Principal, Russell Eacott, commented: “We’ve been following Salman’s progress since the beginning of the season and we believe he is a real talent with a lot of potential. We are looking forward to working with him and seeing him together with Sergio at the top of the class.”
Salman will make his T-Sport debut at Brands Hatch (13-15 July) for rounds 11 & 12 of the 2007 British F3 International Series.