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11/08/07
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Diverse program at Formula BMW World Final 2007  When 35 drivers from around the world gather at the "Circuit de la Comunitat" in Valencia (ESP) for the Formula BMW World Final, hoping to be crowned champion and win a unique chance to take a Formula 1 test drive, it is not only the Spanish motorsport fans trackside who will be able to enjoy the show. Alongside BMW Motorsport Director Mario Theissen, a multitude of stars from motorsport's elite class will also be present as the spectacular highlight of the Formula BMW season is staged for the third time. BMW Sauber F1 Team driver Nick Heidfeld (GER) will be in Valencia, together with GP2 champion Timo Glock (GER) and Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel (GER), both former Formula BMW champions themselves.

On Thursday, Christian Vietoris (GER) will be temporarily promoted to the F1 squad for a day: as reward for victory in the 2006 Formula BMW World Final in Valencia, the 18-year-old now has the opportunity to test a BMW Sauber F1 Team car. From Friday, the competitors in this year's World Final will take centre stage, as they aim to follow in Vietoris' footsteps. Demonstrations in impressive BMW racing cars from throughout BMW's successful motor racing history complete the exciting program in Valencia.

Note for media representatives: Accreditation for the Formula BMW World Final 2007 can now be made comfortably online. Simply follow the link below to register with your email address and by entering the four-figure code 4535 in the "Password" field:  https://event.feratel.at/formulabmw/pressacc.php. You can then provide all the information required for your accreditation.

BMW Motorsport Director Mario Theissen and the Formula 1 drivers present will be available for interviews over the course of the weekend. In addition, a limited number of media representatives in Valencia will also have the chance to complete a few "teaser laps" in the Formula BMW FB02. Registration for journalists is at the circuit. For more precise times, please see the schedule below.

Media Schedule Formula BMW World Final 2007:

Thursday, 22nd November.
09.00 - 12.00      Formula 1 Test Christian Vietoris
14.00 - 17.00      Formula 1 Test Christian Vietoris
17.30 - 18.00      Group Interview Christian Vietoris

Friday, 23rd November.
09.00 - 13.50      Formula BMW Free Practice Sessions
14.30 - 15.45      Formula BMW Qualifying
16.00 - 16.50      Roll-out BMW Race Cars
16.20 - 16.30      Roll-out BMW Sauber F1 Team race car
16.45 - 17.15      Formula BMW Super Pole Competition (8 cars)

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