Archive for the ‘A1GP’ Category

13 Oct 2009: A1GP: Team GBR on the grid for Australia

A1 Team GBR is due to line up on the grid for A1GP’s first event of the season, a slot at Australia’s SuperGP event due to be held on the country’s Gold Coast in 10 days’ time.

13 Oct 2009: A1GP: Teixeira says cars about to fly to Australia for season start

The fifth season of the World Cup of Motorsport is on the verge of getting under way despite recent financial problems that have seen it fighting in court for control of its associated companies.

28 Sep 2009: A1GP: Revealed – why Brands is off the 2009/10 calendar

The fifth season of A1GP contains no date at Brands Hatch because the circuit’s owners were concerned about dwindling crowds and the series’ precarious finances.

26 Sep 2009: A1GP: Series sends out mixed messages about the future

The financial future of A1GP has been secured, with funds available to pay existing creditors and see the series through the next three years, according to its boss Tony Teixeira.

22 Sep 2009: A1GP not scheduled to visit the UK or Ireland in season five

British and Irish race fans are going to have to do without an A1GP event next year after the series published its calendar and revealed it will not be visiting either country.

21 Sep 2009: Is there any future for A1GP in Britain?

The fifth season of the World Cup of Motorsport is due to start in less than one month – and, at the moment, it is highly questionable whether there will be a British team or race date. British fans may have to get used to the fact that there will be no driver to cheer on and no late-season appearance at Brands Hatch in 2010, as has happened for the last three years.

19 Aug 2009: It’s IndyCar or bust says Speedy Dan Clarke

“Anywhere else besides IndyCar is not really what we want to do,” says Champ Car and A1GP veteran Dan Clarke when asked about his plans for next season. The flamboyant Brit is currently in the US, courting team owners in a hunt for a place on next year’s IRL grid.

4 Aug 2009: A1GP: Hedge fund investor posts second consecutive loss

RAB Capital, a London-based hedge fund management company and major shareholder in A1GP, has posted interim results that show profits dipping into the red and the assets under its management shrinking by nearly a third.

7 Jul 2009: A1GP: Carroll may not be driving for Team Ireland next year

Team Ireland boss Mark Gallagher says signing driver Adam Carroll was the best decision he ever made in A1GP – but that doesn’t mean the Portadown native will be piloting the car in season five.

2 Jul 2009: A1GP: Jarvis was major loser in Team GBR collapse

The collapse of A1GP’s Team GBR in April left driver Oliver Jarvis owed nearly £170,000 according to figures filed with Companies House outlining the state of its finances.

 
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