A1 Team Brazil’s Guimarăes wins Brazilian Karting Championship

07.08.2008: A1 Team Brazil’s Guimarăes wins Brazilian Karting Championship

A1 Team Brazil’s Felipe Guimarăes picked up the Brazilian National Karting title last weekend at the Velopark circuit in Brazil. The 17-year-old hotshot, who was Brazil’s rookie driver at last season’s A1GP events in Mexico City and Shanghai, took the crown in the top national series – the Campeonato Brasileiro de Kart, Graduados A.

The title is the biggest of its kind in Brazil and is won by overall points from heats, qualifying and multiple races. It has previously been won a record six times by another A1 Team Brazil driver; Sergio Jimenez, who scored A1 Team Brazil’s only podium of the 2007/08 campaign at the Sepang Circuit in Malaysia last November.

Last weekend’s battle was a highly fought contest with exciting wheel-to-wheel racing, and Felipe was right in the thick of the action, eventually taking the championship victory after a brilliant weekend’s work.

Felipe Guimarăes: "I am really happy to be champion as this is an important competition and it is a very good result in my career. It was a difficult weekend, which makes it even better to win.

I had a really good fight with Sergio Jimenez, who is a very good driver and has won this championship many times, so I am very happy to take the title after a weekend of really good fun racing."

 

- Rebecca Banks-

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/a1-team-brazil-guimaraes-felipe-wins-brazilian-karting-championship---42230.html

07.08.2008 / MaP

More News

A1 Team Great-Britain-revved up for new season
22.07.2008
A1 Team Great Britain set to reveal new livery and driver assessment as the new A1GP Powered by Ferrari car runs in public for the first time On the day that the new A1GP Powered by Ferrari car got its first public running at the venue of the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport’s season four opener at Mugello in Italy, A1 Team Great Britain is all set to reveal its new look car and anno more >>
A1 Team GBR's Katie Clemets joins Wrigley Airwaves Pro Line up
11.07.2008
A1 Team Great Britain’s Katie Clements has been unveiled in Wrigley Airwaves new ‘Airwaves Pro’ line-up alongside British Superbike riders Shane Byrne and Leon Camier, and World Rally Championship driver Matthew Wilson. A1 Team GBR’s Team Principal Katie Clements has been signed by Airwaves as one of four motorsport star names to front a new look ‘Airwaves Pro’ campaign, more >>
Die gelbe "Ferrarina" rollt
13.06.2008
Erfolgreicher Test des neuen A1GP-Boliden in Imola Das neue A1GP-Auto ist einem weiteren Test unterzogen worden, diesmal im "Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari" in Imola. Wie Ende Mai in Fiorano more >>
A1 Team GBR auctions memorabilia for Demelza Hospice Care For Children
30.05.2008
A1 Team Great Britain continues its fundraising efforts for Demelza Hospice Care for Children with an online auction of memorabilia from the 2008 A1GP Brands Hatch race to run from Friday 30 May for one week A1 Team Great Britain will this week begin a one-week charity auction of memorabilia from the 2008 A1GP Brands Hatch race, the proceeds of which will go to Demelza Hospice Ca more >>
A1 Team GBR to feature on Channel Five's "How do they do it"
27.05.2008
Watch A1 Team Great Britain in action on Channel Five’s How Do They Do It on Monday 2 June A1 Team Great Britain’s will star in next week’s episode of Channel Five’s high-rating pop-science programme, How Do They Do It. The show will be broadcast at 7.30pm on Monday 2 June and aims to get behind the fascinating story of the pit stop crew, how they manage to change more >>
A1 Team GBR's Robbie Kerr overtakes Lewis Hamilton after Brands win
08.05.2008
A1 Team GBR’s Robbie Kerr leads the BRDC Gold Star rankings following his win at Brands Hatch After Robbie Kerr’s brilliant performance for A1 Team Great Britain last weekend at Brands Hatch, the 28- year-old now leads the BRDC (British Racing Drivers’ Club) Gold Star rankings, moving ahead of Formula One star Lewis Hamilton. The BRDC Gold Star was first presented in 192 more >>
A1 Team France - photo finish !
04.05.2008
A1 Team France finished the 2007-2008 A1GP World Cup of Motorsport in 4th place overall. Franck Montagny bagged an additional 7 points today at Brands Hatch (England) in the last 2 rounds of the season with 8th and 5th places. This was not enough to fend off Great Britain’s late charge, and the B more >>
They did it! - A1 Team Switzerland wins Nations’ Cup of Motorsport
04.05.2008
After the sprint at Brands Hatch, everything was clear. Fourth place was enough for Switzerland to become the overall winners of the Nations’ Cup of Motorsport. Thus, the feature race in the afternoon was a show ride for Switzerland, in which Neel Jani finished on the podium for the eleventh time this season. more >>
A1 Team Lebanon completes third season of A1GP
04.05.2008
A1 Team Lebanon completed the third season of the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport in Brands Hatch, Kent, UK today. Nadhmi and Tameem Auchi, the seatholders for the team, hosted a number of guests at the event including His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent. The team drove hard in both races, finishi more >>
A1 Team Brasil wraps up season at Brands Hatch
04.05.2008
A1GP World Cup of Motorsport, Round 10 - Brands Hatch, UK A1 Team Brasil’s Xandi Negrăo finished today’s sprint and feature races at Brands Hatch in 16th and 14th places respectively to round off a frustrating 2007/08 A1GP World Cup of Motorsport season finale. In t more >>
Race win and Championship Bronze for A1 Team GBR at Brands Hatch
04.05.2008
A1 Team Great Britain scored a brilliant home race win at Brands Hatch today and finished third overall in the 2007/08 A1GP World Cup of Motorsport A1 Team Great Britain’s Robbie Kerr scored a fantastic home victory in the Sprint race at an electric Brands Hatch today, and followed that up with a second-place pod more >>
Qualifying disappointment for A1 Team Brasil at Brands Hatch
04.05.2008
A1GP World Cup of Motorsport, Round 10 - Brands Hatch, UK A1 Team Brasil will begin tomorrow’s Sprint and Feature races at Brands Hatch in 19th and 14th positions respectively after a disappointing day for the team at Brands Hatch in the UK. Xandi Negrăo was in action for the team in the final qualifying session of the 2007/08 A1GP World Cup of Motorsport season. more >>
A1 Team GBR's Robbie Kerr storms to pole at Brands Hatch
04.05.2008
A1 Team Great Britain’s Robbie Kerr will begin tomorrow’s Sprint race from pole position and Feature race from second on the grid A1 Team Great Britain secured a front row starting slot for both of tomorrow’s 2007/08 A1GP World Cup of Motorsport season finale races as Robbie Kerr powered to pole for the Sprint race and second position for the Feature race in today’s qualifying se more >>
Season finale for A1 Team Lebanon tomorrow
04.05.2008
The A1GP World Cup of Motorsport has entertained crowds of motorsport fans around the globe with its unique brand of nation versus nation motor racing, with over 20 nations competing for the championship, visiting four continents and nine countries with fast and furious racing. The final round takes place in England this weekend and the qualifying for tomorrow’s races were held a more >>
Everything going well for A1 Team Switzerland
04.05.2008
Neel Jani will be starting well ahead of New Zealand in both races at Brands Hatch Actually, nothing can go wrong anymore for the Swiss team in the nations' cup of motorsport. At Brands Hatch, Neel Jani will be starting from third place both for the sprint and for the feature race, on both occasions well ahead of New Zealand, Switzerland's only remaining rival in t more >>
Ready to pounce!
04.05.2008
After qualifying for the final rounds of the 2007/2008 A1GP World Cup of Motorsport on the Brands Hatch circuit (Great Britain), A1Team France has respected its objectives. Franck Montagny will start both races in front of his direct rival in the overall standings, New Zealand. On Sunday, A1 Team France will start from 8th place on the grid for the Short race and from 6t more >>
Switzerland totally focussing on title in world cup of motorsport
03.05.2008
Neel Jani fourth in first practice at Brands Hatch without any risk A1GP on Swiss TV Schweizer Sportfernsehen SSF (on the STAR TV channel): Sunday, 15.30 CET live. -- Premiere: Sunday, 19.45; replays on Monday, 11.30 and 20.45 Sky Sport Italia: Sunday, 15.00 live more >>
A1 Team Brasil - Brands Hatch Practice Summary
02.05.2008
World Cup of Motorsport, Round 10 - Brands Hatch, UK Brasil - Free Practice 1a (Xandi Negrăo) Laps: 14 Position: 8th Fastest Lap: 1:17.325 (+1.191) Brasil - Free Practice 1b (Xandi Negrăo) Laps: 12 Position: 7th Fastest Lap: 1:16.604 (+ more >>
A1 Team France : steady progress
02.05.2008
Today, Friday, A1 Team France began preparing for the 2 races on the Brands Hatch circuit in England, the final round of the 2007/2008 A1GP World Cup of Motorsport. Nicolas Prost set the 11th-quickest time of the rookie drivers, and then handed over to Franck Montagny for the final run. Franck se more >>
2001-2021 copyright automobilsport.com