Euronova Racing

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Italy Euronova Racing
Founded 2001 as Fortec Italia Motorsport[1]
2002 as Euronova Racing[2]
Team principal(s) Vincenzo Sospiri[3]
Current series Italian F4 Championship
F4 Japanese Championship
Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe
Former series Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Formula Renault 2.0 Italia
International Formula Master
Italian Formula Three Championship
Formula Abarth
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
Auto GP
Teams'
Championships
2012 Formula Abarth
Drivers'
Championships
2011 Formula Abarth Europe (Sirotkin)
2012 Formula Abarth (Costa)
2013 Formula Abarth Trophy (Trofimov)

Euronova Racing (also known as Fortec Italia Motorsport, Euronova Racing by Fortec) is an auto racing team based in Italy.

History[edit]

After retiring from racing, Vincenzo Sospiri decided to collaborate with Fortec Motorsport and Italian investors to create in 2001 Euro Formula 3000 team with Michael Bentwood and Polo Villaamil as racing drivers.[1] In 2002, Sospiri joined forces with David Sears and the team was renamed to Euronova Racing.[4] Euronova entered in Formula Abarth in 2011.[5] The team wanted to return their initial name in 2014, but remained as Euronova.[6]

Timeline[edit]

2000s 2010s
01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
Formulas Euro Formula 3000 Auto GP Auto GP
3000 Pro IFM IF3 FR2.0 Alps FR2.0 NEC
Formula Renault 2.0 Italy Formula Abarth Italian F4
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 EFR2.0 Japanese F4
Sports car
Lamborghini Europe

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fortec Italia Motorsport to enter Euro F3000.". Crash.net (Crash Media Group). 19 February 2001. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Story". Euronova Racing. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Euronova Racing will be on the Auto GP grid". autogp.org. 2010-02-04. Retrieved 2010-02-04. 
  4. ^ "Sospiri and Sears reunite in Euronova venture". Crash.net (Crash Media Group). 8 February 2002. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Euronova firma con Brena". ItaliaRacing.net (in Italian) (Inpagina). 1 April 2011. Retrieved 14 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "Nine teams set for 2014 Auto GP". Auto GP (Auto GP Organisation). 2 February 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 

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