Spyker F1 Team presence in Formula One confirmed 

Written by David on August 16th, 2007 at 9:16 pmLast Update: December 09th, 2007 at 12:53 pm

Further to the statement of Spyker Cars N.V. dated 14 August 2007, Spyker F1 Team Ltd wishes to clarify its position on the security of its participation in the FIA Formula One World Championship this season and beyond.

Spyker Formula One Team principal and managing director, Colin Kolles, stated: “Spyker F1 Team Ltd is completely confident that it has the necessary budget to race in the FIA Formula One World Championship this season. There is no doubt that we will be racing with our current driver line-up of Adrian Sutil and Sakon Yamamoto in the Turkish Grand Prix and beyond. “The recent press statement issued by Spyker Cars N.V. should not be taken as an indication that the team is in jeopardy of immediate closure. As part of its own strategic review and refinancing strategy Spyker Cars NV is considering the (partial) sale of the Spyker Formula One Team. This is however but one possibility. Should Spyker Cars NV ultimately decide to sell, its management will strive for the final decision to be in the best interests of the team, its employees and partners and that we have the means to achieve our goals that have been set in motion this season.”

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