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Former F1 driver Tony Brooks (90) passed away | Motorsport

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Nicknamed the Racing Dentist, Brooks won the Syracuse Grand Prix in Sicily in 1955 on his debut. He recorded his first win of the World Championship in Formula 1 two years later in the Great Britain Grand Prix in Aintree. Like his contemporary and compatriot Stirling Moss, he never became world champion. In 1959 he was close to the world title in Ferrari, but finished second behind Australian Jack Brabham. In 1961 he drove his last F1 race.

“He was part of a special group of drivers who were pioneers and pushed the boundaries at a time when great risks were taken,” said Formula 1 director Stefano Domenicali. “He will be missed and our thoughts are with the family.”

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“Willem II and PEC Zwolle will also notice that you really cannot buy success”

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Willem II, PEC Zwolle and perhaps Heracles will play in the Kitchen Champion Division next season. The mission, no doubt: to get a PhD in 2023. But how do you do that as a renowned Eredivisie club? And: is such a rapid return realistic?

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Shaqueel van Persie (15) signs first professional contract with Feyenoord | Football

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In the footsteps of father Robin:

ROTTERDAM – Shaqueel van Persie has signed his first professional contract with Feyenoord. The 15-year-old attacker of Feyenoord Under 16 signed a contract on Monday afternoon in De Kuip that binds him to the club until mid-2025.

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FC Utrecht brings defender Viergever back to the Eredivisie | NOW

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FC Utrecht has strengthened itself for next season with Nick Viergever. The defender comes over from Greuther Fürth and signs a two-year contract in the Domstad, the club announced on Monday. known

“With his qualities and experience, Nick is of added value to FC Utrecht in several respects,” said technical director Jordy Zuidam. “He is keen to contribute to the further development of FC Utrecht in the coming seasons.”

The 32-year-old Viergever was under contract with Greuther Fürth this season. With the German club he relegated from the Bundesliga without a chance. Before that, the left-footed defender was active at PSV for three years.

Viergever also previously played for Ajax, AZ and Sparta Rotterdam. In total, the three-time international of the Dutch national team played 450 matches in professional football, making him the most experienced player in the selection of FC Utrecht.

Viergever is considered the replacement for Willem Janssen at FC Utrecht. The captain will put an end to his career after the play-offs for European football. He will continue as technical director at VVV-Venlo after this season.

Viergever is FC Utrecht’s fourth reinforcement for next season. Previously, the disappointing number seven of the competition recorded Taylor Booth (Bayern Munich II), Luuk Brouwers (Go Ahead Eagles) and Joshua Rawlins (Perth Glory).

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