Alex Wurz Entering F1 With Team Superfund
In an exclusive from Autosport it has been revealed that popular former Austrian race driver Alex Wurz is to enter F1 [entry acceptence allowing] with a new team by the moniker of Team Superfund.
The former Benetton and Williams driver was in F1 until 2007, before spending 2008 as a test driver for the unsuccessful Honda team. It is believed he will become the Team Principal of the outfit.
The funding is coming from another Austrian, motorsport mad Christian Baha, head of Superfund Investment company. He has been adding money into F1 and other disciplines for some time, but this is his first solo venture.
It is believed that preparations are in advanced stages, and that they could win a place ahead of some of the other competitors because of this. To begin with they are looking to partner in with a UK team, before building their own HQ and factory probably in Austria.
More news as and when we find any!