A1 Team Switzerland: Podium in season opener

A1 Team Switzerland: Podium in season opener

01.10.2007: A1 Team Switzerland: Podium in season opener

Despite changing weather conditions, packed grandstands of excited fans welcomed the first race of the new A1 Grand Prix series to Holland. A1 Team Switzerland had a positive finish to the first weekend of the new A1 Grand Prix season at Zandvoort today with Neel Jani taking points in the sprint race and his first podium finish of the season in the feature race.

Neel Jani commented, "It was already a good sign in the sprint race as A1 Team Switzerland finished in fifth place and six points to open our scoring account for the season."

Jani qualified fourth on the grid for the sprint and feature races at a circuit he had never driven before. The Swiss driver finished the sprint race in fifth place and the feature race improved on his grid slot to finish on the podium.

Jani added, "A successful weekend. Too bad I never had time to practice on this track to learn the lines. I am very happy with the third place for the feature race and all the points from the sprint race. It was an interesting afternoon after a strong start. I was not struggling any longer with the lines and the race was long enough for good fights. I had a really good start and passed A1 GBR and battled my way to finish in third."

Max Welti team principal, A1 Team Switzerland commented: "The best race weekend our team's history and an excellent result to start the season. It is important to collect not only six points but also a podium for our first weekend of our third season. This is positive for our third year's operation. The whole team was very focused around a good race and no details were left to chance."

 

A1 Team Switzerland signed a partnership with "Aqua SP"Aqua SP, developed by Multi Pro Natural Ltd., is an innovative, non-toxic and environmentally friendly enzyme based product which acts as a catalyst to the natural oxidization process and speeds up the natural destruction process of bacteria in water without placing undue demand on oxygen contained. This product has a wide range of potential applications; it kills bacteria, viruses, fungi, nematodes and protozoa without the use of any toxins.

Currently the product is in the release process and being prepared for market entry. Aqua SP will be distributed internationally by Multi Pro Natural Ltd., which develops and distributes environmentally friendly products for different sectors.

 

 

- Agnes Carlier -

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01.10.2007 / MaP

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