Team Durango have officially announced that long-term team driver Jörn Neumann will not be part of the team from January 1st 2009 onward. Having won multiple national titles as well as a European title, together with some of the most important invitational races in both electric and nitro classes, Jörn was an integral part of Team Durango for the last couple of years. Team Durango wishes Jörn all the best and thanks him for the successful years of racing as a team. In a separate statement from Jörn he had the following to say:
I want to say thank you to Team Durango for the last couple of years. And a very big thank you to Gerd Strenge for his support. But sometimes changes happen and I search for new tasks.
As reported earlier, the place in the team will be filled by Martin Achter.