New Assen record set by Champ Car' ace Andreas Wirth

New Assen record set by Champ Car' ace Andreas Wirth

17.08.2007: New Assen record set by Champ Car' ace Andreas Wirth

When the Champ Car World Series teams arrive in Assen in two weeks, the drivers will have a new target time to set their sights on – a mark set by a Champ Car.

Ex-Formula Atlantic ace Andreas Wirth established a new outright lap record last Sunday at the Rizla Racing Day – a car and motorcycle race event at the Netherlands circuit.

Driving a 2006 PKV Racing Champ Car, Wirth set the new record at 1 minute 28.276 seconds, slashing four seconds off the previous mark set by Jos Vestappen in an A1 Grand Prix car.

The Young German star set the new record after only completing four laps of the circuit.

Wirth last year contested two Champ Car World Series races for Dale Coyne Racing – scoring a top ten finish on debut.

 

 

- Deborah Tee -   photo by Andy Wirth

-Great job "little Montoya"!!!!

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17.08.2007 / MaP

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