Bruni Threatened with Legal Action

Coloni Motorsport have issued a press release advising that Gianmaria Bruni was instructed not to drive with any other teams in GP2 at Spa-Francorchamps last weekend under threat of legal action

Bruni Threatened with Legal Action

The statement advised that the team, via the International Sports Tribunal, warned Bruni against racing with other teams because the contract between the Italian driver and the Coloni team is still valid.

Coloni also contacted the Royal Automobile Club Belgium, the organising body behind the race weekend, who also instructed Bruni to not race with other teams after reading a contract presented to them.

Bruni ignored both requests and raced for Durango. He took pole position in a rain affected qualifying session, before crashing out of race one and finished fifteenth in race two, during which he inadvertently sparked a massive collision between Hiroki Yoshimoto and Neel Jani, bringing the race to a halt.

Coloni advised that documents obtained over the weekend will be added to those already in existence, and they will be used by the team in their demand for damages in court. Bruni is believed to owe the team substantial funds from earlier in the year.

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