Dick Waaijenberg Returns To International Racing
And Other Dutch News
the Dutch press (www.autosport.nl)
Dick Waaijenberg, a former FIA SCC regular in his privately run
Ferrari 333SP, will make a serious return to international racing
this year, at the wheel of a JMB Maserati MC12.
who actually owns the (#16) MC12 will return to racing for at least
the first four races of the 2006 FIA GT season, having sampled the
car at the Dubai FIA GT race (where he seemed to be listed, in error,
is not yet known who will partner the Dutchman, Waaijenberg is serious
about his return. "The Maserati is the most impressive car
I've driven so far and it was clear that, in order to get consistent
lap times, I had to get in shape. In this I have succeeded,"
was his comment at last Sunday's New Year race, at Zandvoort.
In other related
news, the New Year race at Zandvoort, the third round of the Dutch
Winter Endurance Championship, was won by Sotrax Albert Motorsport’s
Porsche GT3, ahead of the similar Jetstream car and the Bullit Saker.
winners were the De Vos Clio team, the BMW Nederland Mini Cooper
and the MDM BMW Compact.
Euro GT series has announced that it will go ahead with its planned
resurrection, after a tie-up has been forged with a group of Swiss
and German teams, led by SwissRacing Motorsports, which will ensure
Euro GT now
plans to run seven races - in the Netherlands, Germany, France,
Belgium and the U.K. and will present its plans on February 4.