Archive for the ‘A1GP’ Category

30 Apr 2010: IndyCar: Adam Carroll lands drive with Andretti Autosport

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.

25 Mar 2010: A1GP: Your chance to buy an open-wheel motor racing series

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.

8 Feb 2010: A1GP: Australian police are investigating Gold Coast deal

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.

7 Feb 2010: Opinion: Is Adam Carroll’s F1 dream still alive?

A year ago Adam Carroll was closing in on the A1GP championship. Now, if rumours linking him to Campos Meta are correct, he might be closing in on an F1 drive. We look at his prospects.

27 Jan 2010: Teixeira sees hope for A1GP’s future with F1 tie-in

Just as the overwhelming majority of race fans had finally written off A1GP’s World Cup of Motorsport as over and done with, its promoter Tony Teixeira has claimed to be in talks to reposition it as a feeder series for F1 team Campos.

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.

5 Nov 2009: A1GP: Two more events lost as series fails to find its feet

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.

17 Oct 2009: A1GP: ‘Breach of contract’ leads to second cancelled debut in two years

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.

 
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