Cock Kool decided to make serious business of his sons Ferdinand and Mervyn’s future in motor racing by creating the MultiPromo foundation. This led to the creation of a racing team, starting its first races in Formula Ford.
The team moved into a new workshop in Oudenbosch. This made MP into a real racing team: it would stay in Oudenbosch until 2011, at which moment the workshop had finally become too cramped for the team’s hugely expanded activities.
MultiPromo strengthened its Formula Ford line-up with the talented Vincent van der Valk, the team now possessed two drivers capable of winning. And they both did: Walter van Lent won at Spa while Van Der Valk triumphed in ‘the big race’ during the Marlboro Masters weekend at Zandvoort. For the..Read More
1999 was a year of transition for MultiPromo. Or even more dramatically: the team almost closed its doors. Kool did not have any drivers to start the seasons with, while his founding partners all left the team. Despite the legal kerfuffle in the run-up to the Whitsun Races, Kool’s bid..Read More
After the team’s remarkable phoenix-from-the-flames act of 1999, MultiPromo was ready to stake its claim on the 2000 Dutch Formula Ford title. Patrick Koel got a new full-time teammate in Ferdinand Kool, and indeed Koel proved triumphant in the end.
With Patrick Koel having taken the title and leaving the team, Ferdinand Kool became the team’s new number-one driver. The founder’s son got most of the attention, as Kool’s new teammate Michael Koel (Patrick’s cousin) did not take part in every race.
MP had already claimed the Dutch Formula Ford 1800 title in 2000 but in 2002 it would display unparalleled dominance. Driving the older Mygale chassis, Jaap van Lagen proved unbeatable, especially during the first part of the season. Teammate Dillon Koster shared in the team’s joy by taking one more..Read More
MP Motorsport decided to concentrate its efforts on one category again. The team waved goodbye to Formula Ford, the formula in which MP had grown into a fully-fledged motorsport outfit. For the next two years, the national Formula Renault championship would be the team’s focus.
Due to the demise of the national Formula Renault championship MP Motorsport shifted its focus across the Dutch borders: the new Northern European Cup for Formula Renault 2.0 cars seemed a fresh opportunity. With Oscar Wilkens for its debut NEC season, the team was knocking on the door of the..Read More
MP joined forces with Nick Catsburg, the reigning Formula Ford Benelux champion. With Catsburg, the team was able to battle out in front in the NEC. Catsburg helped the team to a flood of top-ten placings, with fourth at Hockenheim as best result.
MP Motorsport began spreading its wings internationally by entering Daniël de Jong for three Auto GP meetings. Meanwhile the team kept its focus on the NEC while claiming some great results in the Eurocup, thanks to Karl-Oscar Liiv. The star of the NEC team was Jordan King who had arrived..Read More
This was the busiest year in MP Motorsport’s history. The team continued in Auto GP, and fully aimed at winning the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup while also taking in selected NEC rounds. Moreover, it embarked on a new adventure by taking over Scuderia Coloni’s GP2 entry and assets. This raised..Read More
MP Motorsport continued its GP2 and Formula Renault 2.0 campaigns. As in 2014, the Formula Renault team focused on the Eurocup weekends, with NEC outings to keep their drivers on their toes. The GP2 cars were given a shiny new orange-and-white livery while the Formula Renault 2.0 cars were donned..Read More
A brand new category was added to MP’s activities: Formula 4. Its debut season in the SMP NEZ and Spanish F4 championships would prove to be highly successful. Richard Verschoor took the titles in both series, with Jarno Opmeer taking the runner-up spot in the NEZ championship. As a result,..Read More
In Formula 4, MP Motorsport continued its dominance as Christian Lundgaard followed in Verschoor’s footsteps by claiming both the NEZ and Spanish titles, after which he was duly picked up as a Renault junior, while Bent Viscaal took second in both championships. GP2 was now renamed Formula 2, and at..Read More
MP Motorsport completed its single-seater programme by taking over the DAMS entry in GP3. The team now boasted all steps of the ladder to Formula 1: from Formula 4 and Formula Renault to GP3 and F2. In the newly added category, Dorian Boccolacci won in Hungary while Verschoor took third..Read More
The undoubted highlight of the season came right at the end when Richard Verschoor beat all the favourites in the FIA F3 World Cup through the streets of Macau, making history for the team. In the Formula Renault Eurocup, Victor Martins and Lorenzo Colombo took second and fourth respectively after..Read More