Sepang: Team USA preview

2008 Sepang Fact Sheet Who: A1 Team USA driver Marco Andretti What: Round 3 of A1GP World Cup of Motorsport Where: Sepang, Malaysia When: Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008 Television: A1GP TV, www.a1gp.com, 10 p.m. (EST) Marco Andretti on Sepang: "I'm...

2008 Sepang Fact Sheet

Who: A1 Team USA driver Marco Andretti
What: Round 3 of A1GP World Cup of Motorsport
Where: Sepang, Malaysia
When: Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008
Television: A1GP TV, www.a1gp.com, 10 p.m. (EST)

Marco Andretti on Sepang:

"I'm looking forward to the race in Malaysia. We should be able to take all the things we learned in China and make some good improvements this next time out. This is still a very new program for the team, but I feel confident that we will show more pace each time out."

Marco Andretti Facts

* This will be Andretti's second start in the A1 Team USA entry in A1GP.
* Andretti's A1GP debut came earlier this month in China where he finished 15th in the Sprint Race and eighth in the Feature Race.
* He piloted the AGR ALMS LMP2 entry in three races during the 2008 season.
* Andretti finished seventh in the 2008 IndyCar Series championship.
* He finished second in the 2006 Indianapolis 500 and has recorded second-place and thirdplace finishes in his three career Indianapolis 500 starts.
* He joined both his father and grandfather in earning the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year honor.
* In 2006, Andretti became the youngest driver (19 years, five months, 14 days) at the time to win a major open-wheel race when he took the checkered flag at Infineon Raceway.

A1 Team USA at Sepang:

* Charlie Kimball drove for A1 Team USA in the first round of the A1GP schedule, finishing eighth in the Sprint Race and 10th in the Feature Race at the Netherlands.
* A1 Team USA finished 12th at Sepang during the 2007-2008 season.

-credit: usa

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Series A1GP
Drivers Charlie Kimball , Marco Andretti