The 2009 Superleague Formula review
Liverpool sustained a championship charge right through to its successful conclusion, with Adrian Valles sealing the second Superleague title for the British club. Charles Bradley recalls the season.
In its second season, the football club-based Superleague Formula took another step towards recognition as a serious high-powered single-seater series, and not just a gimmick. Five-time European Cup champions Liverpool added another trophy to its cabinet, thanks to Adrian Valles and his Hitech Junior Team-run squad. And here's how...
Round 1 Magny-Cours, June 27-28
Champion Valles started the year as he meant to go on, dominating the opening round as Superleague took the vacant French GP slot at Magny-Cours. He romped clear in race one, ahead of Anderlecht's Yelmer Buurman and Tottenham's Craig Dolby. Antonio Pizzonia of Corinthians had led from pole but suffered a woefully slow pitstop soon after Valles had passed him.
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