Carlo Dam new PSV driver Superleague Formula

03 september 2009 14:45
PSV have appointed Carlo van Dam as their new driver for the next three Superleague Formula races. He was unveiled to the media by PSV director Marcel van den Bunder on Thursday morning. Van Dam recently won two Formule 3 championship races and will begin his campaign as early as this coming weekend at circuit Estoril in Portugal.

PSV director Marcel van den Bunder welcomes Carlo van Dam. PSV director Marcel van den Bunder welcomes Carlo van Dam.
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Presentation at the Philips Stadium

PSV parted company with driver Dominick Muermans, who did not meet expectations in the first three races of the competition. “We must be realistic about this season’s achievements. The results in the first three races were below par, as far as we are concerned. PSV finished second in last year’s inaugural championship. We have now appointed Carlo van Dam who has gained more experience”, said director Marcel van den Bunder, who extended a hearty welcome to the new driver at the Philips Stadium on Thursday morning.

Carlo van Dam, speaking to PSV TV in the Philips Stadium Carlo van Dam, speaking to PSV TV in the Philips Stadium
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Spectacular racing class

Van Dam (born in Vlaardingen on 27 February 1986) took up driving at the age of eight and spent a large part of his life on the kart track near Eindhoven Airport. He recently took part in Formula 3 championship races in Germany and Japan. “It won’t be easy to take over in the middle of the season, but this is a spectacular racing class and the PSV racing team boasts a solid organisation. I want to get results the next few races and climb a few places in the general standings. We’ll go for it”, said Van Dam, who was handed the No 5 shirt.

The new PSV driver proudly shows the No 5 shirt. The new PSV driver proudly shows the No 5 shirt.
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Former Formula 1 drivers

There has been another SF transfer. Former Formula 1 driver Sebastien Bourdais, an experienced driver and owner of one of motor sport’s most impressive CVs, is ready to accept a new challenge and will be racing for Spanish club FC Sevilla, starting on Sunday. There are now as many as four ex-Formula 1 drivers who compete in the Superleague Formula by Sonangol. “I hope to score a podium result. I’m looking forward to the challenge in Portugal”, concluded Van Dam.



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