European racers head for the States

With the Formula 3000 series having ended and drives in Formula 1 being in short supply the recent days have seen a number of tests and contacts between Formula 3000 racers and the US teams. Mario Haberfeld recently tested for the Walker Racing CART team, while Ricardo Mauricio of the Red Bull Jr Team will soon have a run with Red Bull Team Cheever. In addition to that Formula 1 drop-out Gaston Mazzacane seems to be keen to make a comeback in topline racing and has organized a test with the Schmidt Team in IRL. More drivers are expected to go Stateside as F1 drives dry up. At the last count there were around 20 drivers who could all race for Minardi next year...

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