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Tue 20 Dec 2005
Dubai: Cooper Tire race report

Dubai: Cooper Tire race report

Cooper Tire Paves the Way to A1 Grand Prix Victory in Dubai Nicolas Lapierre claims A1 Team France's fifth feature race victory of the season FINDLAY, OHIO, December 15, 2005 COOPER TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY's (NYSE: CTB) Cooper-A1 Grand Prix...

Tue 13 Dec 2005
Dubai: Sean McIntosh race report

Dubai: Sean McIntosh race report

A pair of top-six points scoring finishes by Sean McIntosh promoted Team Canada back into the top-ten of the A1 Grand Prix of Nations today as Round 6 of `The World Cup of Motorsport' played out at the Dubai Autodrome in the United Arab ...

Dubai: Feature race report

Dubai: Feature race report

Dubai - Resuming their usual podium position, A1 Team France won today's Feature race after starting from seventh on the grid. Battling up from ninth, A1 Team Great Britain took second place followed by Stephen Simpson who drove his way to South...

Dubai: Sprint race report

Dubai: Sprint race report

Dubai - A1 Team Switzerland took their first win of the season, ending France's eight race run and putting them on pole for this afternoon's Feature race. Driver Neel Jani was joined on the podium by Italy and the Czech Republic who benefited from...

Dubai: Team Australia race report

Dubai: Team Australia race report

A1 Team Australia's Will Davison has recorded a tenth place finish in the A1 Grand Prix of Nations, Dubai at the Dubai Autodrome, however the 23-year-old Melburnian has been left to ponder what might have been. Davison pitted with A1 Team China...

Dubai: Team Great Britain race report

Dubai: Team Great Britain race report

Sprint race A1 Team Great Britain, with Robbie Kerr at the wheel, was again in the thick of it in the Grand Prix of Nations. Starting from fifth he gained a place at the start and then had the car and skill to overtake Nelson Piquet Jnr in the...

Dubai: Team Canada race report

Dubai: Team Canada race report

CANADA MAKES DOUBLE POINTS FINISH Sprint race Sean McIntosh's pace and performance had been picking up over the course of the event and the Sprint race was no exception. An excellent start -- with care taken to avoid being squeezed onto the ...

Dubai: Sean McIntosh race report

Dubai: Sean McIntosh race report

McIntosh takes Team Canada double score in Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 11, 2005) -- A pair of top-six points scoring finishes by Sean McIntosh promoted Team Canada back into the top-ten of the A1 Grand Prix of Nations today as ...

Dubai: Team Japan race report

Dubai: Team Japan race report

A1 Team Japan and driver Hayanari Shimoda had an uneventful first race finishing the Sprint Race in 14th position. The Feature Race saw Hayanari stall on the grid, but with quick assistance from the team he rejoined the race losing as little time...

Dubai: Team Switzerland race report

Dubai: Team Switzerland race report

Team Switzerland won its first race of the A1 Grand Prix series today in Dubai when Neel Jani triumphed in the sprint race. Starting from pole position, Jani took a comfortable win to break A1 Team France's eight-race dominance of the top step of...

Dubai: Team France race report

Dubai: Team France race report

A1 Team France took another victory in the feature race at Dubai, its ninth of the season with Nicolas Lapierre fighting his way through the field. He finished seventh in the sprint race after a spin in the closing stages. "We had a really good...

Dubai: Team Malaysia race report

Dubai: Team Malaysia race report

A1 TEAM MALAYSIA GAINS A WELL EARNED CHAMPIONSHIP POINT Alex Yoong added another point to the A1 Team Malaysia World Cup of Motorsport tally, with a tenth place finish in the Sprint race at today's A1 Grand Prix of Nations Dubai, held at the new...

Jani breaks French streak at Dubai, but only briefly

Jani breaks French streak at Dubai, but only briefly

Neel Jani drove a perfect race to win the A1 Grand Prix sprint race in Dubai from pole position and stopped the French winning streak at ten races. However, Nicolas Lapierre stormed back in the feature race, though, taking the victory in spite of...

Dubai race 2 results

Dubai race 2 results

Pos Driver Country Gap --- ------------------- ------------------- ---------- 1. Nicolas Lapierre France 56:17.068 2. Robbie Kerr Great Britain +3.714 3. Stephen Simpson ...

Dubai race 1 results

Dubai race 1 results

Pos Driver Country Gap --- ------------------- ------------------- ---------- 1. Neel Jani Switzerland 26:56.613 2. Enrico Toccacelo Italy +8.247 3. Tomas Enge ...

Dubai: Qualifying report

Dubai: Qualifying report

Dubai - A1 Team Switzerland has taken pole position for tomorrow's Sprint race at the Dubai Autodrome which threatens to end France's eight race dominance on the top of the podium. After securing pole for the Sprint race at the A1 Grand Prix of ...

Dubai: Team Malaysia qualifying report

Dubai: Team Malaysia qualifying report

A1 Team Malaysia arrived in Dubai for the sixth round of the A1 Grand Prix series and in the opening test and practice sessions of the event, Alex Yoong, driving for the team this weekend, posted 20th fastest time yesterday, after suffering engine...

Dubai: Team Australia qualifying report

Dubai: Team Australia qualifying report

A1 Team Australia will start tomorrow's A1 Grand Prix of Nations, Dubai sprint race from 22nd position on the grid after an enthralling qualifying session today. Australia was one of only four nations to record a time in the opening segment of...

Dubai: Team USA qualifying report

Dubai: Team USA qualifying report

Dubai Autodrome, UAE - On an ideal Saturday afternoon, at a picturesque track in Dubai, new A1 Team USA driver Phil Giebler performed well for his first time in the "We The People" car by qualifying 15th out of 24 national teams in the sixth round...

Dubai: Team Great Britain report

Dubai: Team Great Britain report

Before qualifying, three practice sessions were held throughout which the British team worked on set-up to end session three second fastest & ...

Dubai: Team Canada qualifying report

Dubai: Team Canada qualifying report

A1 Team Canada struggled through practice sessions this weekend but by qualifying all the elements were beginning to get back on track. Driver Sean McIntosh was suffering from a cold which put him at slightly below 100% fitness and the car wasn't...

Dubai: Team Japan qualifying report

Dubai: Team Japan qualifying report

A1 Team Japan driver Hayanari Shimoda kept his pace from Friday's practice sessions in qualifying this afternoon to achieve his best starting position to date in 14th position for tomorrow's race. The first session was red-flagged due to the...

Dubai aggregate qualifying times

Dubai aggregate qualifying times

Pos Driver Country Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- ------------------- -------- ------- ------- 1. Neel Jani Switzerland 3:31.918 2. Nicolas Lapierre France ...

Jani lands Dubai sprint poleHeadline

Jani lands Dubai sprint pole

Neel Jani gave his Team Switzerland their second pole in the inaugural season of the A1 Grand Prix series and to edge out the front-running Team France. Three weeks ago in Malaysia, the Swiss racer landed the team their first pole position in ...

Dubai: Driver nominations for qualifying

Dubai: Driver nominations for qualifying

DRIVER NOMINATIONS FOR QUALIFYING Dubai -- With just over 1.5 seconds separating the top and the bottom of the timing sheet and less than half a second separating the top six, this afternoon's qualifying session will be a hard fought contest for...

Dubai practice 3 times

Dubai practice 3 times

Pos Driver Country Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- ------------------- -------- ------- ------- 1. Nicolas Lapierre France 1:45.676 2. Robbie Kerr Great Britain ...

Dubai: Team Australia Friday report

Dubai: Team Australia Friday report

A1 TEAM AUSTRALIA SETTING FOR STRONG QUALIFYING TOMORROW IN DUBAI DUBAI, U.A.E -- Friday, December 9: A1 Team Australia continued their A1 Grand Prix tour of the world today in Dubai, confident that a top qualifying position tomorrow...

Dubai: Team Malaysia Friday report

Dubai: Team Malaysia Friday report

Dubai, 9 December -- A1 Grand Prix's home race got off to a flying start today when 24 A1 Teams took to the track earlier than usual with two extra test sessions. A1 Team Great Britain made history when Katherine Legge became the first female...

Dubai: Friday practice report

Dubai: Friday practice report

Dubai, 9 December - A1 Grand Prix's home race got off to a flying start today when 24 A1 Teams took to the track earlier than usual with two extra test sessions. A1 Team Great Britain made history when Katherine Legge became the first female...

Dubai: Team Great Britain Friday report

Dubai: Team Great Britain Friday report

First female driver takes an A1 car to the track with A1Team.GBR First female driver takes an A1 car to the track In Dubai, the home town of A1 Grand Prix founder Sheikh Maktoum, Katherine Legge made history by becoming the first female A1...

Dubai: Team Japan Friday report

Dubai: Team Japan Friday report

Dubai Autodrome (Dubai). It was a foggy start to the race weekend in Dubai today with the sun just managing to burn through the fog in time for when the first A1 cars rolled out on the track. Two extra test sessions were scheduled in the morning...

Dubai practice 2 times

Dubai practice 2 times

Pos Driver Country Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- ------------------- -------- ------- ------- 1. Nicolas Lapierre France 1:46.073 2. Ralph Firman Ireland ...

Dubai practice 1 times

Dubai practice 1 times

Pos Driver Country Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- ------------------- -------- ------- ------- 1. Nicolas Lapierre France 1:46.734 2. Tomas Enge Czech Republic ...

Sat 10 Dec 2005
Sepang qualifying times

Sepang qualifying times

Pos Country Driver Aggregate Time --- ------------------ ---------------------- --------------- 1. Switzerland Neel Jani 3:48.962 2. France Alexandre Premat ...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
Dubai: Teams nominate drivers

Dubai: Teams nominate drivers

A1 TEAMS NOMINATE DRIVERS Dubai, 9 December - The following drivers have been named for the A1 Grand Prix of Nations, Dubai, UAE. <pre> A1 Team Driver 1 Driver 2 Australia Will...

Dubai: Round six preview

Dubai: Round six preview

A1 GRAND PRIX COMES HOME TO DUBAI Dubai, UAE - Dubai plays host to its home grown championship this week when A1 Grand Prix celebrates the mid point in its inaugural season at the Dubai Autodrome. Under the royal...