Speedcar: Series newsletter 2009-04-07

Speedcar Series finale at the Bahrain Grand Prix Speedcar Series will feature as a support event to the Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix on April 24-26, 2009. This will be the Series' fifth and final round of the season in which five drivers at the...

Speedcar Series finale at the Bahrain Grand Prix

Speedcar Series will feature as a support event to the Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix on April 24-26, 2009. This will be the Series' fifth and final round of the season in which five drivers at the top of the Drivers' Championship table are in the running for the Season 2 title and 500,000 US dollars in prize money.

Gianni Morbidelli currently leads the Drivers' Championship Standings with 47 points, followed by Johnny Herbert, the reigning champion in second with 40, Jean Alesi on 38, Heinz Harald Frentzen with 36 and Vitantonio Liuzzi in fifth place with 29.

The two day race weekend will allot 20 points in all to the race winners (10 points per race) that will determine the Series' Champion.

Four teams are also contending for an additional 500,000 US dollars to be shared between the top three teams. The current Team Championship standings lead with JMB Racing on 49 points, the UP Team with 45, HPR with 44 and Team Lavaggi on 24 points.

-credit: speedcar

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Series Road racing
Drivers Johnny Herbert , Jean Alesi , Vitantonio Liuzzi , Gianni Morbidelli