Durango applies for 13th F1 slot in 2011 

Written by David on April 08th, 2010 at 9:33 amLast Update: April 08th, 2010 at 9:33 am

Durango racing teamFormer Italian GP2 team Durango announced their bid to participate in the 2011 Formula 1 World Championship. After their withdrawal from GP2 Series racing at the end of 2009 due to financial issues, team boss Ivone Pinton said the team has now found the backing of two very big international groups to enter F1.

“Durango has been officially acknowledged by the FIA as candidate for the valutation process for the selection of a new Formula 1 team for the 2011 World Championship. This entry is the result of the marketing job, done during the last months , by the real Durango engine Ivone Pinton,” read a team statement.

“After all the wrong things happened last season we tried our best to look for new partners in our racing activity. It did not get too long to understand that the interest could be arose just about Formula 1 and nothing else. So we pushed towards this direction and I can say that, to enter F1, we can now enjoy the backing of two very big international groups,” team boss Ivone Pinton was quoted as saying.

“So even keeping the feet on the ground as we say in Italy, because up till now this is just a serious attempt, I like to consider that after so many years spent to push the young drivers to became future champions now the time has come to strongly push towards the motorsport pinnacle Durango as a team,” he added.

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