F1Weekly Podcast #319 (12-11-2008)


German Gringo: Lars Kaufmann, brains behind his father’s Josef Kaufmann Racing, celebrates double podium finish for his drivers in the 2008 Formula BMW World Finals in Mexico City. Esteban Gutierrez, local favorite and Formula BMW Europe champion this year with six successive victories, started from pole position and finished third. His Kaufmann racing teammate and Rookie of the Year from Denmark Michael Christensen was second. The world final was won by Alexander Rossi, 17-year American kid from northern California.


Josef Kaufmann Racing is one of the most successful teams in Formula BMW competition. Nico Hulkenberg won the Formula BMW Germany in his rookie season with JKR. Team also fields a car in ATS German Formula 3 championship and Gerhard Berger is one of their former drivers.


Podcast # 319


Hamilton doesn’t believe spec engines will happen.
DI Montezemolo happy with FOTA goals.
Max Mosley may not run for another term.
Motorsports Mondial with Nasir Hameed.