MARCH 17, 2003
Red Bull reveals full package for 2003
The Red Bull Junior Team has been officially launched for the 2003 season with 14 drivers from four countries competing for Red Bull in nine different European racing series.
There will be two Red Bull cars in the International Formula 3000 series as usual, although this year they will be run by Enzo Coloni. The drivers will be Austria's Patrick Friesacher and Italian Vitantonio Liuzzi. In the rival Telefonica World Series Austrian Norbert Seidler will be joined by American Paul Edwards. There will also be a car in the European Formula 3000 series for American Joel Nelson.
There will be a two car team in the new Formula 3 Euroseries for Austrians Christian Klein and Bernhard Auinger while American Scott Speed will race in Red Bull colours in the British F3 series.
Austrian Mathias Lauda (son of Niki) will be backed by Red Bull for his assault in the Formula Nissan 2000 series, while Austrian Reinhard Kofler and American Grant Maiman will be the firm's representatives in Formula Renault.
In Formula BMW in Germany there will be support for German Sebastian Vettel and Austrian Christopher Wassermann while Austrian kart racer Martin Ragginger will also receive support.
The company continues to support Sauber in Formula 1 and Team Cheever in the Indy Racing League.
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