Archive for the ‘A1GP’ Category
22 Jan 2009: A1GP: ‘Speedy’ Dan rides again
Talented but erratic ex-Champ Car racer Dan Clarke has been given the nod to represent A1GP’s Team GBR in New Zealand this weekend, standing in for Danny Watts who is at home with his partner and their newborn son.
19 Jan 2009: A1GP: Could Brands Hatch lose season finale?
Terrible news about A1GP for British fans – Brands Hatch might be in the frame to lose its status as the host of the season finale, a privilege it has enjoyed for the last two years. The May 1 event would still be slated to take place there – it just wouldn’t occupy the end-of-season slot any more if speculation kicked off by the FIA is on the mark.
12 Jan 2009: A1GP: Test car gets a crack at new Portimao circuit
So, what’s all the fuss about with this new European circuit, we hear you cry? No sooner have McLaren and Ferrari tested there than GP2 announces it will hold its season finale on the Algarve and A1GP takes its car for a run-out.
This week we heard, to the exclusion of almost everything else, how Donington Park got permission for the redevelopment that will, if successful, see it hosting the 2010 British Grand Prix.
A1GP has marked the start of the 2008/09 season with the introduction of a series of podcasts covering each race – including discussion, commentary plus interviews with drivers and seatholders.
A1GP series leader and former GP2 racer Adam Carroll is to appear at Wembley later this month as part of the Race of Champions’ inaugural Team Ireland.
Compound fractures, gold medals and the hitherto completely unsuspected fluffy side of Dietrich ‘Didi’ Mateschitz. Read on for the best of the week’s F1 and motorsport news…
24 Nov 2008: A1GP: Irish on top of the tree for Christmas
Team Ireland will spend Christmas as A1GP championship leaders after Adam Carroll converted his Sepang feature race pole position into victory.
23 Nov 2008: A1GP: Swiss take sprint win in Malaysia
It was business as usual for defending A1GP champion Neel Jani and Indycar star Marco Andretti in the sprint race at Sepang, Malaysia, as the Swiss star won from pole and the American took out two rivals in a spectacular crash.
22 Nov 2008: A1GP: New powerboost rule shakes up qualifying
Team GBR and the Irish will again be locked together on the A1GP grid, qualifying first and second in Sepang for tomorrow’s feature race, and sixth and seventh for the sprint.