Eurointernational to run Italian in Europe Eurointernational is set for their 2007 World Series by Renault season after announcing that they have signed Italian driver Alessandro Ciompi to drive their #26 World Series entry for the 2007 season, joining teammate Celso Miguez, entry # 25.
Alessandro Ciompi tested in World Series at the three 2006 post season tests at Paul Ricard, Vallelunga and Valencia and impressed everyone on hand.
"It was clear after the last Valencia test, that Alessandro was ready to join the World Series," said Antonio Ferrari, owner of Eurointernational Racing Team. "He was very competitive an it will be a pleasure to work with him and his sponsors throughout the season. I am extremely delighted to have this young Italian talented driver to join our World Series Team, who is ready for the best effort ever in the incoming season. Also, I am proud to announce that respected and accomplished engineer David Luff is joining our Team for the 2007 World Series Season to work with our Technical Director Nicola Sgotto and two new data acquisition engineers in our 2007 World Series technical squad."
Ciompi, 21, started his career in karting in 1994 and moved up through the ranks competing in the FR1600 and FR2000 Championships. In 2004, he finished second in the Italian F3 Championship and first among the rookie, while he was 6th in the 2005 F3000 Italy Championship with 1 win and a second place. In 2006, Ciompi competed in one Grand-Am race, two F3000 Euroseries races and the three post season World Series tests in preparation of the 2007 World Series by Renault Championship.
In 2007 Alessandro Ciompi has landed a big sponsorship deal with technology company "MICROCELL", who develops wireless computing applications for mobile instant internet access. Further sponsors, already signed, will be announced soon. Alessandro, consulting with CSS managers, set his sights on the World Series by Renault as the best way to launch his international career after his national successes in F3000, F3 and Formula Renault 1600&2000 in Italy. "I am really motivated this season as we have a first class combination of MICROCELL money, technical star David Luff, super organizer Antonio Ferrari and management advice from CSS. I’m looking forward to surprising a few people," commented Alessandro Ciompi.