A1 TEAMS NOMINATE DRIVERS FOR FIRST RACE WEEKEND
Brands Hatch, 23 September - The inaugural event in the World Cup of Motorsport is underway with every national A1 Team nominating their drivers for the A1 Grand Prix of Nations, Brands Hatch, Great Britain.
With the pride of their nation at stake, each A1 Team will take to the track for the first official practice session this afternoon at 13.00 local time. A second official practice session will follow at 16.00 before a final practice session and qualifying tomorrow and the Sprint and Feature races on Sunday.
<pre> A1 Team Driver 1 Driver 2 Australia Will Power Christian Jones Austria Mathias Lauda Brazil Nelson Piquet Jr. Joao Paulo de Oliveira Canada Sean MacIntosh China Qinghua Ma Tengyi Jiang Czech Republic Jan Charouz France Nicholas Lapierre Alexandre Premat Germany Timo Scheider Adrian Sutil Great Britain Robbie Kerr Alex Lloyd India Karun Chandhok Armaan Ebrahim Indonesia Ananda Mikola Ireland Michael Devaney Italy Enrico Toccacelo Nino Piccoli Japan Ryo Fukuda Lebanon Basil Shaaban Khalil Beschir Malaysia Alex Yoong Fairuz Fauzy Mexico Salvador Duran Netherlands Jos Verstappen Jeroen Bleekemolen New Zealand Matt Halliday Jonny Reid Pakistan Adam Khan Portugal Alvaro Parente Joao Urbano Russia Alexey Vasiliev Nikolay Fomenko South Africa Stephen Simpson Gavin Cronje Switzerland Neel Jani USA Scott Speed
Adding an additional layer of excitement to the A1 Grand Prix series, A1 Teams can nominate different drivers for each race weekend. With all series points going to the national team, the A1 driver line-up will not only vary between qualifying, the Sprint race and the Feature race but also from week to week.