FRANCK MONTAGNY RUMORS

Former F1 driver Montagny suspended 2 years after positive drug test

PARIS -- Former Formula One driver Franck Montagny has been handed a two-year suspension by the sport's governing body after testing positive for a metabolite of cocaine. The Frenchman failed the anti-doping control last November at a Formula E race in Malaysia and had been provisionally suspended since Dec. 23. After hearing his case, FIA's Anti-Doping Disciplinary Commission said...
Via Associated Press
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Former F1 driver Montagny suspended for 2 years

PARIS (AP) Former Formula One driver Franck Montagny has been handed a two-year suspension by the sport's governing body after testing positive for a metabolite of cocaine. The Frenchman failed the anti-doping control last November at a Formula E race in Malaysia and had been provisionally suspended since Dec. 23. After hearing his case, FIA's Anti-Doping Disciplinary Commission...
Via Associated Press
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Mario Andretti wants Montagny banned for life for doping

Racing legend Mario Andretti has called on Franck Montagny to be banned for life for doping. Former Super Aguri racer Montagny, a 37-year-old Frenchman, was suspended from the FIA-sanctioned new Formula E series recently when he tested positive for a cocaine derivative. It has also been rumored that Montagny's brush with cocaine may in fact date all the way back to his F1 career...
Via FOX Sports
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Formula E, sports car racing star Montagny admits to cocaine use

Sports car racing and open-wheel ace Franck Montagny has been suspended by the FIA after testing positive for a derivative of cocaine following November's Formula E race in Malaysia. The 36-year-old Frenchman had taken part in the opening two Formula E race with Andretti Autosport but had missed the most recent round, citing health reasons. "I am at fault. I will not argue," Montagny...
Via FOX Sports
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Last-minute driver change announced as Formula E arrives in Uruguay

Matthew Brabham will team with Jean-Eric Vergne for Andretti in Saturday’s Punta del Este ePrix, which will be shown LIVE on FOX Sports 2 at 1 p.m. ET. The announcement comes as Franck Montagny, who currently sits third in the FIA Formula E points after two races, will be sitting out the race due to health reasons. Brabham finished 13th in his Formula E debut last month at Putrajaya...
Via FOX Sports
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vergne, Garcia to make Formula E debuts this weekend

Round 3 of the inaugural FIA Formula E series will take place in Punta del Este this Saturday, with two new names entering the field. Last week, the announcement was made that three-time class winner at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Antonio Garcia, will be filling in for Ho-Pin Tung at China Racing, as Tung is competing in an endurance race in Abu Dhabi. F1 star Jean-Eric Vergne, meanwhile...
Via FOX Sports
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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