DRIVER NOMINATIONS FOR QUALIFYING Sentul, Indonesia - With Nicolas Lapierre behind the wheel, A1 Team France regained its position at the top of the timings table in the third official practice session of the A1 Grand...
DRIVER NOMINATIONS FOR QUALIFYING
Sentul, Indonesia - With Nicolas Lapierre behind the wheel, A1 Team France regained its position at the top of the timings table in the third official practice session of the A1 Grand Prix of Nations at Sentul, on the outskirts of Jakarta. But with the top 15 teams separated by less than one second and just over two seconds separating the entire field, competition will be fierce in this afternoon's Qualifying as drivers battle for tomorrow's pole.
<pre> Nominated drivers for Qualifying - A1 Grand Prix of Nations, Sentul Circuit, Indonesia, 10 - 12 February 2006 A1 Team A1 Driver Australia Marcus Marshall Austria Mathias Lauda Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Canada Sean McIntosh China Tengyi Jiang Czech Republic Tomas Enge France Nicolas Lapierre Germany Timo Scheider Great Britain Robbie Kerr India Armaan Ebrahim Indonesia Ananda Mikola Ireland Ralph Firman Italy Max Busnelli Japan Hayanari Shimoda Lebanon Basil Shaaban Malaysia Alex Yoong Mexico Salvador Duran Netherlands Jos Verstappen New Zealand Matt Halliday Portugal Alvaro Parente South Africa Stephen Simpson Switzerland Neel Jani USA Philip Giebler </pre> Qualifying consists of four 15 minute sessions with a 10 minute break between each. Only one driver per A1 Team is allowed to take part in Qualifying but that driver must have completed at least three timed laps in an Official Practice session. Each driver is limited to three laps - effectively one "flying lap" - per session and must record at least two times, an aggregate of which will determine that A1 Team's position on the grid for Sunday's Sprint race (18 laps). The grid for the Feature race (36 laps) will be determined by the outcome of the Sprint race.