Creation's Gabbiani & Ortiz
We’ve ‘sat on’ this news until the team was happy
for the world to know – which they are now.
and Felipe Ortiz will drive for Creation Autosportif in 2006 –
which doesn’t mean that they have replaced Nic Minassian and
have to wait a little longer to see how the driver combinations
work out.. but the inevitable conclusion is that Creation Autosportif
has either got a glut of drivers on its hands, or the team has successfully
negotiated the acquisition of a second chassis for 2006.
Ortiz have been a regular pair for a number of seasons, and enjoyed
particular success in the last season of the FIA SCC, in a Racing
for Holland Dome. They almost found a home in a factory Zytek in
2004, having been on the point of testing what became the Wallace
/ Brabham / Shimoda Le Mans chassis – but then drifted off
to try a DAMS Lamborghini.
back, in a Creation-created DBA hybrid.
now I have to remain tight-lipped but we will have more interesting
announcements shortly," says Creation’s Commercial Manager
The images are
from the team's test at Barcelona on December 8-9 - the last time
the DBA was run in pre-hybrid form. Felipe Ortiz is at the wheel.