Kyalami: Team USA preview

A1 Team USA 2009 South Africa Fact Sheet Who: A1 Team USA driver Marco Andretti What: Go-GP.Org A1GP Gauteng, South Africa, Round 5 of 9 Where: Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit,Gauteng, South Africa When: Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009 Television: A1GP TV, ...

A1 Team USA
2009 South Africa Fact Sheet

Who: A1 Team USA driver Marco Andretti
What: Go-GP.Org A1GP Gauteng, South Africa, Round 5 of 9
Where: Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit,Gauteng, South Africa
When: Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009
Television: A1GP TV, www.a1gp.com, 4 a.m. (EST)

Marco Andretti on Gauteng:
"I'm looking forward to the race at Kyalami. It's a new circuit for me, and for the A1GP, but I've been watching some old in car footage from past F1 races as well as studying track maps. I hope this will help speed-up our learning curve this weekend. Every week we're getting more and more confident with the car and we're looking to be competitive in South Africa."

Marco Andretti Facts
* This will be Andretti's fourth start in the A1 Team USA entry in A1GP.
* Andretti finished third in the 2008 Feature Race in Sepang, Malaysia.
* Andretti's A1GP debut came in November 2008 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 third-place 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.

-credit: usa

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