Tottenham Hotspur became the first Premier League club to sign up for the new Superleague Formula due to kick off at Donington Park on August 30/31.
According to organisers, the one-make single-seater series aims to combine ”the passion of football with the thrill and excitement of motor racing”. Spurs, which could be joined in the series by Liverpool, will go up against other top-line clubs from around the world including AC Milan, Roma, Scottish Premier League side Rangers and Beijing Guoan FC.
Its V12-engined Superleague Panoz chassis will take part in the six-race 2009 pilot series liveried in club colours. Drivers and race teams involved in the series include sometime Formula 1 driver Robert Doornbos and Fisichella Motor Sport.