A1 Team Great Britain confirm drivers for opening races

29.08.2007: A1 Team Great Britain confirm drivers for opening races

A1 Team Great Britain is pleased to announce that Oliver Jarvis will race the British A1GP car in the opening round of the 2007/08 A1GP World Cup of Motorsport.

The 23 year old scored the team’s first victory on his last competitive outing in Mexico and will be aiming to repeat the feat at Zandvoort Park, Netherlands, on September 30th. Robbie Kerr will take over from Oliver for round two at Brno as the team aim to carry through momentum from their exceptionally strong finish to season two.

With both drivers in action at the official A1GP pre-season test at Silverstone the team is working through a thorough development programme to ensure they will be running at the front of the pack when the season begins. After third placed finishes in seasons one and two the team is focused on mounting a serious championship challenge from the outset.

Oliver Jarvis: "I can’t wait to race for A1 Team GBR again; particularly as I think this season will be the most competitive yet. I’m delighted to have been chosen to drive in the opening round of the 07/08 A1GP season at Zandvoort in September.

Having been at the race last season in the rookie driver role and seeing the fantastic atmosphere there I can’t wait to go back as the race driver and get the season off to a good start for A1 Team GBR. I’d like to thank the team for giving me the opportunity and look forward to repaying their faith"

 

Robbie Kerr: "I’m really looking forward to the new A1GP season starting and racing the British car again. I last competed at Brands Hatch back in April which was a fantastic event, definitely enhanced by the vocal British crowd supporting the team. We were strong last season, particularly towards the end, and I think we can look forward to a tremendous year ahead; carrying on from where we left off last season straight away.

I’m sure we will be amongst the teams to beat and we’ll be aiming to score some serious points at the first two races. Brno will be my first race of the 07/08 season; unfortunately last time there we lost our fastest lap time in qualifying due to a technical infringement which dropped us to the fifth row of the grid, which was disappointing.

However we will definitely go there looking to have a better showing than last year and show our true speed."

 

www.a1teamgbr.com  

- Russell Banks , Victoria Henley -

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29.08.2007 / MaP

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