Motopark and Vebet.com sign cooperation agreement for Macau GP 2017
With Joel Eriksson from Sweden and Sergio Sette Camara from Brazil, two experienced Macau drivers are the confirmed drivers for "Motopark with VEB".
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Team Motopark will participate with a total of four drivers in the 64th edition of the Macau Grand Prix, one of the world’s most important Formula 3 races, held in China’s special administrative region of Macau.
The outfit of team principle Timo Rumpfkeil is counting on experienced talents with the Swede Joel Eriksson and Sergio Sette Camara from Brazil for the challenging Grand Prix, which marks the finale of the Formula 3 season. The race has the official FIA World Cup Formula 3 status as drivers of the European series, the Japanese series and other national series all get together in Macau to find out who’s the best among them.
Timo Rumpfkeil – team founder: "We are really looking forward to launching a strong driver pairing for Macau with the support of Vebet.com.
"Joel had his first Macau experience in 2017 and will return to Macau with a lot of backwind from a strong 2017 season in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.
"Last year, Sergio became third and made it to the podium. He still holds the record for the fastest lap time in Macau, which he set up there with us in 2016. We are confident that we will be able to present ourselves as a strong team in Macau."
Joel Eriksson: "I’m looking forward to Macau and I’m confident we will have a great package for the event. I had my first experience there in 2016 and I’m looking forward to come back there and aim for the podium."
Sergio Sette Camara: "It’s very exciting to race in Macau GP. I have very good memories of the event. I did set the current lap record there in 2015 and finished on the podium in 2016.
"It’s great to be back with Motopark and I will do my best to charge for the podium. I want to thank Vebet.com for giving me the trust to support me in Macau GP and I’m eager to repay their trust with good results."
Lucy Zhang – Vebet‘s representative: "Macau Grand Prix F3 is our annual event to invite our honour clients to come to Macau, enjoy one of the best races in Asia.
"We have to say thank you to Team Motopark for giving us this opportunity. We believe we can build up a strong cooperation and give both sides the best benefits. This will be the first step for a long-lasting corporation."
The Macau Grand Prix on the fast and dangerous Guia circuit on the peninsula off the Hong Kong shore has been held in November every year since 1954. The 6.115-kilometre-long circuit is known as one of the most demanding tracks in the world, with tight corners, uncompromising crash barriers and fast straights. Formula 3 cars can reach a top speed of 275 kilometres per hour.
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