USF1 Signs Robby Gordon

Robby Gordon will leave NASCAR for the new USF1 team for the 2010 Formula One season.

USF1 co-founder Peter Windsor said: "The opportunity to sign a veteran talent like Robby Gordon was too good to miss."

The move will leave a open seat in Robby Gordon Motorsports Jim Beam Toyota. Gordon assured the team will operate as usual and he already has a "very short list" of drivers in mind to fill the seat for the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.

Gordon, a 2-time winner in the CART series and no stranger to open-wheel competition said: "This is a great opportunity for me and I'm really looking forward to the first time I will be able to drive a Formula One car. To join USF1 is an amazing challenge and experience which I plan to fully enjoy. However, my short-term aim is to concentrate 100% on winning the 2010 world championship."

Gordon's move to Formula 1 comes as a huge surprise. As the only owner/driver in NASCAR's premier series, Gordon is accustom to being challenged: "I've won in every series I've driven in. A Formula One win would be a nice addition to the trophy case."

About Robby Gordon Motorsports
Based in Huntersville, N.C., and owned by Gordon, will enter its fifth season of competition in 2009 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and will continue to operate successful racing programs in the SCORE International Off-Road desert series, The Dakar Series and the NASCAR Nationwide Series.

About USF1
Based in Charlotte, N.C., USF1 was founded by F1 veterans Ken Anderson, former technical director at the Ligier and Onyx teams and open-wheel racecar designer, and Peter Windsor, former Williams team manager-turned-pit lane reporter for Speed TV's coverage of F1 racing.

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april fools
Way to spoil the joke, right off the bat. I bet you never pulled your uncles finger when he asked you to either.
Your lucky thats all your uncle wanted you to do with his finger!!!!!!!
I think it was a well written joke.
kids got talent...maybe he can write the Slider pre race reports and I can retire
not funny
That's why i always use a stinger hook... always gets the short strikes.
My line got tangled in the reel. Stupid Pocket Fisherman.
All the pocket fisherman needs is the Shamwow guy and its instantly a great product! your line wouldn't get tangled.
Yeah, had it not been April fools day I'd be buying USF1 gear! any other day of the year this is a story I would have to at least look twice at. Very well done, even though I new it was April 1st, I still read it. I would like to see Robby run an F1 car though.
I'm willing to take this in the spirit it was offered. Happy April Fools during a time when we can all use a grin.
Nice april fools joke.


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