Archive for the ‘A1GP’ Category
Adam Carroll, who attracted the attention of the powerful Andretti family by trouncing their newest star Marco during his A1GP championship season, has been signed to drive for their IndyCar squad.
The company handling the sale of A1GP’s assets is stepping up its bid to find a buyer for the series with an invitation for interested parties to get in touch to arrange a private sale.
The five-year contract for A1GP to appear at Australia’s annual Gold Coast motorsports festival is now under investigation by that country’s police following a damning auditor’s report.
2 Dec 2009: F1: Carroll still chasing a Virgin drive
A1GP champion Adam Carroll is unlikely to be able to defend his World Cup of Motorsport title for Ireland next year after financial troubles floored the series – but its loss could still be F1’s gain.
A1GP is facing the indefinite postponement of two more events in its 2009/10 season with the China and Malaysia dates joining the inaugural Australia race in falling off the calendar.
24 Oct 2009: SLF: Two British dates – and a clash with A1GP
An accidentally-released provisional calendar for next year’s Superleague Formula brought good news for British fans of the football-themed series this week – but potential bad news for fans of A1GP.
17 Oct 2009: Opinion: Despite appearances, A1GP is far from dead
In Australia, they’re calling it the worst-kept secret in sport: A1GP, the self-styled World Cup of Motor Sport, is not coming to play in the sun and surf of the Gold Coast later this month.
A1GP’s season five debut race in Australia is not going ahead after organisers of the country’s SuperGP at Surfers Paradise terminated its contract in the absence of sufficient assurances that it would make the start line.