A1GP Team Switzerland is driving FIAT

30.04.2009: The A1GP Team Switzerland has succeeded in finalising another partnership deal. The Kalchbühl-Garage AG in Zürich is providing the team with FIAT Bravo Sport passenger cars, in co-operation with the Swiss importer.

The A1GP Team Switzerland has succeeded in finalising another partnership deal. The Kalchbühl-Garage AG in Zürich is providing the team with FIAT Bravo Sport passenger cars, in co-operation with the Swiss importer.

Team principal Max Welti acknowledges the significance of the agreement that will initially run until the end of the upcoming fifth A1GP World Cup season. “I am really grateful to Fritz Bosshard of the Kalchbühl-Garage AG for his personal commitment. As the Swiss national racing team in the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport powered by Ferrari, we are happy to be able to represent Ferrari’s parent company FIAT on the roads of Europe. The fact that we have succeeded in getting the fourth partner on board within a few weeks is by no means evident in difficult times like these. We are also considering these agreements as an acknowledgement for our achievements in the World Cup of Motorsport.”

This weekend, the 2008/2009 season will come to an end at Brands Hatch (UK). Chances for the Swiss team to defend the title it won last year, are well alive.

PROGRAMME
. Friday. 10.40 - 12.00 (11.40 - 13.00 CET): rookie practice. 14.00 - 15.00 (15.00 - 16.00): practice. -- Saturday. 11.00 - 12.00 (12.00 - 13.00): practice. 14.15 - 15.10 (15.15 - 16.10): qualifying. -- Sunday. 11.00 - 11.25 (12.00 - 12.25): sprint. 15.00 - 16.10 (16.00 - 17.10): feature race.

A1GP WORLD CUP OF MOTORSPORT. Standings after 12 of 14 rounds:
1. Switzerland 88. 2 Ireland 86. 3. Portugal 82. 4. Netherlands 66. 5. France 46. 6. Malaysia 43. 7. New Zealand 36. 8. Australia 30. 9. Monaco 27. 10. Great Britain 24. 11. USA 19. 12. South Africa 19. 13. Brazil 18. 14. Italy 15. 15. India 11. 16. Mexico 8. 17. Lebanon 8. 18. China 7. 19. Korea 4. 20. Indonesia 2. 21. Germany 2.

TELEVISION
. Schweizer Sportfernsehen SSF (STAR TV channel): Sunday, 20.00 - 22.00 CET. -- AB Moteurs: Saturday, 15.00 and Sunday, 15.00. -- NT1: Sunday, 16.00. -- RaiSportPiù: Sunday 14.45 (live).



- Michael Schneider-

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30.04.2009 / MaP

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