A1 GRAND PRIX OF NATIONS, CALIFORNIA, USA A1 TEAMS NOMINATE DRIVERS

10.03.2006: A1 GRAND PRIX OF NATIONS, CALIFORNIA, USA A1 TEAMS NOMINATE DRIVERS

The following drivers have signed-on to drive in the A1 Grand Prix of Nations, California, USA - 10-12 March 2006.

Australia Karl Reindler Ryan Briscoe

Austria Mathias Lauda

Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Tuka Rocha

Canada Patrick Carpentier Sean McIntosh

China Tengyi Jiang Ma Qinghua

Czech Republic Tomas Enge

France Nicolas Lapierre Alexandre Premat

Germany Timo Scheider

Great Britain Robbie Kerr

Indonesia Ananada Mikola

Ireland Ralph Firman Michael Devaney

Italy Max Papis Max Busnelli

Lebanon Basil Shaaban Graham Rahal

Malaysia Alex Yoong

Mexico Salvador Duran

Netherlands Jos Verstappen Jeroen Bleekemolen

New Zealand Matt Halliday

Pakistan Adam Khan

Portugal Alvaro Parente Cesar Campanico

South Africa Stephen Simpson

Switzerland Giorgio Mondini

USA Bryan Herta Philip Giebler

 

A1 Grand Prix is the first opportunity in any area of motorsport for nations to compete with other nations on an equal basis. 25 national teams representing Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Switzerland and the USA race identical cars with no electronic driver aids. Performance is determined by human bravery, skill and excellence.

Following the summer sun around the globe, A1 Grand Prix will deliver 11 weekends of exciting racing action outside of the traditional motorsport season. Now midway through its inaugural season A1GP has raced in Great Britain, Germany, Portugal, Australia, Malaysia, Dubai, South Africa, Indonesia and Mexico. Following this weekend's event in California, A1 Grand Prix will head to China to complete the season. Full details of the race calendar can be found at www.a1gp.com.

For additional information about A1 Grand Prix including ticket sales and full television listings, please visit www.a1gp.com

 

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