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Post by mlittle » Thu Jan 19, 2006 11:08 am

Julian Mayo wrote::cry:
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Post by Julian Mayo » Thu Jan 19, 2006 1:19 pm

mlittle wrote:
Julian Mayo wrote::cry:
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and the Kiwi nation went :cry:
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Post by <T-K> » Fri Feb 03, 2006 7:53 am

I honestly cant believe how good the South African race was.....the atmosphere was buzzing...the drinks were cheap and the racing was awesome......so much overtaking on such a tight track....great stuff........

What did you think of it?? opinions please??
The commentators at the track said that the whole event, track, setting etc. was better than surfers paradise?????? :shock:

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Post by rah » Fri Feb 03, 2006 9:19 am

Mate I did not see the race, but ist a tough call pitting it against surfers paradise. Nowhere in the world has a view finer than surfers during indy week.

I am sure the racing was better, but how could the off track "entertainment" be compared.
Ok, Lewis may win the WDC in 07, but Sato will beat him in 08.

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Post by mlittle » Fri Feb 03, 2006 10:44 am

Sorry, T-K. Durban's A1GP race may have been a great race, but I'd still have to choose Surfers over Durban. Rah's right on this one. :shock:
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Post by Julian Mayo » Fri Feb 03, 2006 11:09 am

Surfers........but partly because there are a lot of Seth Efrican ladies living in Qld these days :D
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Post by <T-K> » Sat Feb 04, 2006 9:56 pm

yeah yeah yeah....but did anyone actually watch the race?
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Da Matta to drive for A1 Team Brazil?

Post by mlittle » Sun Feb 05, 2006 4:52 am

According to autoracing1.com sources, 2002 ChampCar titleist Cristiano da Matta may drive for Team Brazil at the upcoming A1GP race at Fundidora Park, in the Monterrey, Mexico area. This rumor actually makes since; da Matta's won races there(2001, 2002) and could give Brazil another chance to knock France off the top pedestal in the standings. It will make for an interesting race, to say the least. 8) :shock:
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Post by mlittle » Fri Feb 10, 2006 2:12 pm

A1GP Team Australia announced that former ChampCar driver Marcus Marshall will be driving for the team in the next three rounds of the inaugural A1GP season, this weekend at Sentul, Indonesia and both North American rounds, Monterrey and Laguna Seca. The team also confirmed that regular Will Davison will drive for the team in the A1GP season finale in China.


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www.speedtv.com/articles/auto/roadracing/21977
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Post by rah » Fri Feb 10, 2006 2:42 pm

mlittle wrote:A1GP Team Australia announced that former ChampCar driver Marcus Marshall will be driving for the team in the next three rounds of the inaugural A1GP season, this weekend at Sentul, Indonesia and both North American rounds, Monterrey and Laguna Seca. The team also confirmed that regular Will Davison will drive for the team in the A1GP season finale in China.


Here's the link if anyone's interested.....
www.speedtv.com/articles/auto/roadracing/21977
From what I have seen of Marcus this is unfortunate. Shame we couldnt keep Power in it.
Ok, Lewis may win the WDC in 07, but Sato will beat him in 08.

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Post by Julian Mayo » Fri Feb 10, 2006 3:13 pm

rah wrote:
mlittle wrote:A1GP Team Australia announced that former ChampCar driver Marcus Marshall will be driving for the team in the next three rounds of the inaugural A1GP season, this weekend at Sentul, Indonesia and both North American rounds, Monterrey and Laguna Seca. The team also confirmed that regular Will Davison will drive for the team in the A1GP season finale in China.


Here's the link if anyone's interested.....
www.speedtv.com/articles/auto/roadracing/21977
From what I have seen of Marcus this is unfortunate. Shame we couldnt keep Power in it.
Marshall is pretty good at putting others into the bank but :evil:
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Graham Rahal to drive....for Team Lebanon

Post by mlittle » Wed Feb 22, 2006 9:26 am

This one will need explaining...... :shock: :shock: A lot of explaining......



According to multiple sources(autoracing1.com and speedtv.com), A1GP Team Lebanon, one of the few teams still scoreless in this year's inaugural season, has tapped upcoming Atlantic Championship racer Graham Rahal, son of 3-time CART champion Bobby Rahal, to drive for the team in the last 3 rounds of this year's A1GP season(Monterrey, Laguna Seca and China). While Graham is an American citizen, A1GP rules allow for drivers w/ancestry from any A1GP participating country to compete for that country's team. However, driving for Team Lebanon will render the younger Rahal ineligible to drive for Team United States this year. When asked about the team's decision, Graham said,
This is an exciting opportunity for me. I've always recognized my Lebanese roots, so to compete for the country of my ancestry is very special. I hope that I can work with Khalil (Beschir) and Basil (Shaaban) to share our racing knowledge and bring pride to Lebanon with our results on track. I've grasped the chance to compete in this new series which is attracting so much attention worldwide. It will give me valuable international exposure outside the USA.
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A1 Team Great Britain to make driver change for China

Post by mlittle » Fri Mar 10, 2006 10:49 am

Officials with the A1GP Great Britain team announced that there will be a driver change for the season finale in China, according to both speedtv.com and autosport.com. Sources report that former Champ Car and IRL driver Darren Manning will pilot the A1GP car for Great Britain, replacing current driver Robbie Kerr, who will pilot the car for the Laguna Seca round.

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Post by Snowy » Fri Mar 10, 2006 9:16 pm

Seems a bit rough on the Kerr, but Darren might do something...nah, you need experience do you not to drive one of those things at flat chat? And besides wouldn't Darren do better at Laguna (I love that word) Seca?
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Post by Ed » Thu Jul 06, 2006 7:42 pm

The 2006/2007 Provisional Calendar for A1 Grand Prix was announced.

The season starts on the 1st of October at Zandvoort and ends on the 29th of April at Brands Hatch.

Provisional Schedule

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