Zakspeed has opened a school
for oval racing at EuroSpeedway Lausitz. The "Zakspeed V8 Racing School"
is the first European provider of racing training courses and company
events on an oval race track, the unique 2 mile super speedway at
Lausitz. The company Zakspeed is located at Niederzissen (Rheinland-Pfalz).
Since 1991 one of its subsidiaries has been successfully running the
Zakspeed race drivers school for classical round course races with
formula and touring cars at Nürburgring. The company has started its new
activity by a company event on 31 August 2004 with several V8 touring
cars with about 500 HP engines. Target groups for the basic and
intensive courses which last each one and a half or two days are both
companies and individuals. For company events Zakspeed will arrange
tailor made programs on and around the 2 mile super speedway. A new
attraction will be spectacular taxi tours on the super speedway as a
co-pilot in a V8 racing car.
Peter Zakowski, owner of
Zakspeed Racing GmbH & Co. KG on the creation of the Zakspeed V8 School at
EuroSpeedway Lausitz: "Oval motor sport is a completely new sports culture
in Europe. In contrast to classical round course races both the drivers
and the material are permanently operating at their limits. These races
are so attractive because they are characterized by lots of overtaking
actions and drivers' duels in each others slipstreams. Our 13 years of
experience provide the basis for our conviction that this innovative offer
on the 2 mile super speedway at Lausitz meets the interest of our
customers and will attract new target groups.
The name of Zakspeed Racing has been a symbol for success and experience
in racing sport for 36 years and since its founding in 1968 it represents
the most successful German motor sport team which has won 411 races and 17
national and international titles. The most recent great success of the
team which has been active in Formula 1 from 1985 until 1990 was its
victory in the legendary 24 hour race on the old Nordschleife of
Nürburgring in 2002.
Hans-Jörg Fischer, managing partner of the EuroSpeedway Lausitz GmbH, on
the new oval racing school: "The opening of the new school is a milestone
for our young facility. In Peter Zakowski and his team we have found a new
professional and highly motivated partner. The new offer is an ideal
complementation for our existing range of attractive products and will
contribute to making the oval race sport which is of strategic
significance for us better known in Germany and Europe. Anyone who has
ever watched an oval race live or who has himself driven in a race car
through an oval will remain fascinated by it forever."
The price for a the Zakspeed V8 basic course is Euro 1,550.00. The
intensive course costs Euro 2,290.00. You may have a tour as co-pilot in a
V8 racing car for only Euro 179.00. On request will be designed tailor
made programs for companies. For further information either call
+49(0)2691/93390 or use the following internet links:
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