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Team and Drivers

Eddie Freedman
Eddie Freedman is a European entrepreneur and venture capitalist; the owner of Velociudad. Freedman chairs several investment funds specializing in the real estate and energy sectors throughout Latin America. For Freedman, Velociudad goes beyond the framework of a world class motorsport facility in Argentina. Velociudad entails a brand of lifestyle and motorsport excellence.
Among its foundational missions, Freedman has envisioned Velociudad Driver Management to develop young talent who can take after legend Juan Manuel Fangio and restore Argentina�s prominence in the international motorsport scene.

Sergio Rinland
Sergio Rinland undoubtedly embodies Argentine motorsport excellence. Sergio Rinland is an argentine engineer best known for his work in Formula One. He worked as Senior Design Engineer for Benetton and as Chief Designer for Red Bull Sauber respectively 1996 through 2001. He is currently Owner and Managing Director of the Automotive Engineering and Management consulting company Astauto Ltd.
Throughout his career, Rinland has mentored many young argentine drivers making their initial steps in Europe and currently serves as lead consultant for the Velociudad Driver Management Program.

Eric Lichtenstein
The Buenos Aires native is the first young talent to have emerged from the Velociudad Driver Management Program (VDM) and a serious prospect for Formula One. The 18 year-old arrives fresh from the Formula Ford UK Championship and has already impressed his team, Carlin Motorsport, with his performance in official testing in recent weeks.
Lichtenstein was an impressive force in the 2012 Formula Ford season, in only his second season of car racing, having competed in Formula Pilota China last year. The young Argentinian was the top rookie in the UK Formula Ford Duratec Championship and took 15 podiums including 11 victories on his was to third in the standings.

Juan Angel Rosso
Following an impressive string of victories in the Argentine Formula Renault Plus, Juan Angel Rosso opted to follow his father Victor´s footsteps, pack his suitcase, and compete in Europe. Back in December, Juan Angel tested a Formula Ford in Silverstone with superlative results, qualifying as the fastest driver in the testing session, in spite of the rain and competing alongside the 2012 European Formula Renault champion.
Sergio Rinland, Head Advisor of Velociudad Driver Management, was impressed by Rosso´s innate talent and driving ability, immediately contacting Eddie Freedman to approve his enrollment into the program. Rosso has been officially confirmed as Eric Lichtenstein´s replacement in Jamun Racing for the 2013 British Formula Ford season.


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