AUGUST 6, 2002
A little-known fact
Mike Den Tandt is from St-Vith in Belgium, not far from the Spa-Francorchamps racing circuit. He is 19 years old and has been competing in karting since he was five years old. He was the World Junior Champion in 1996 and in 2000 switched to car racing and won the Benelux Formula Ford Championship with five victories in 10 races. Last year he moved to the Italian Formula Renault series and this year has been racing in the Formula Renault Eurocup series with the ADM team. He is currently running 12th in the series.
What is not known about Den Tandt is that last autumn he signed a two-year option with Giancarlo Minardi...
Might be a man worth watching.