|CHEEVER, GIOVESI AND GUERIN WITH TEAM LUCIDI MOTORS IN THE ITALIAN FORMULA 3 2011
|21/02/2011 - Eddie Cheever (ITA), Kevin Giovesi (ITA) and Victor Guerin (BRA) are the 2011 drivers of Lucidi Motors for the Italian Formula 3 Championship. The lineup of the team winner of two of the last four titles in one of the most important series on the International panorama is going to be therefore completely new.
Cheever, 17 years old, after karting in 2009 moved to Formula Renault first and in 2010 to Formula ACI-CSAI Abarth.
Giovesi, 17 years old, after karting has been absolute protagonist in LO Formula BMW during 2009, when he was crowned champion thanks to five victories and six pole positions. The debut in the Italian Formula 3 Championship came in 2010 when he finished second of the rookies.
Guerin, 18 years old, moved from karting to Formula ACI-CSAI Abarth, in 2010 and obtained his first victory in Italy.
Gabriele Lucidi (Team Principal):
"We are about to start the season with two rookies and a a more experienced driver. We aim to make them grow during the season: Cheever and Guerin have what it takes to be protagonists among the rookies, while Giovesi will certainly be in the fight for positions that count in the standings".
"I am extremely happy for taking part in the Italian Formula 3 Championship, one of the most important in the world, that this year will offer a test prize with the Ferrari Formula 1 car also to the winner of the rookies' title.
Team Lucidi Motors has a long successful history and is the best choice for a driver wishing to grow and to aim high: I believe we can aspire to good results".
"It's a pleasure to race in the Italian Formula 3 Championship with Lucidi Motors. My feeling with the team has been great since the beginning and I can't wait to work with technicians to prepare the season in the best way. Competing in a top-team gives certainly some pressure and I will do my best to get the most out of every single race".
"I am happy and honored for reaching an agreement with Lucidi Motors. Racing with the team in 2011 is a dream came true and is also a concrete chance to show my potential; the team is top class and I believe we will get several victories and rookies podiums together".