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A1GP: Switzerland are third series champions

Tom Dillmann, Marcel Fässler, Rahel Frey, Natacha Gachnang and Alexandre Imperatori all drove for Switzerland at one time or another in the 2007-08 championship. But it was Neel Jani who did the racing and won them the championship.
Jani drove a canny campaign, regularly in the top ten, indeed only failing to get there in the [...]

A1GP: Kerr wins the race, Jani wins the title

Robbie Kerr converted pole position to victory in the Brands Hatch sprint race - meanwhile the Swiss team were celebrating a fourth place for Neel Jani that gave him the points he needed to win the third A1 Grand Prix World Cup of Nations.
Kerr got to the first corner first and managed the race from [...]

A1GP: On the grid at Brands Hatch

Just arrived at Brands Hatch in time for the A1 Grand Prix season finale. Switzerland’s Neel Jani has got the title all-but won and as he’s starting third on the grid with New Zealand rival Jonny Reid tenth, his chances look very good indeed.
Robbie Kerr has kept the home crowd happy with pole position (see [...]

Wickens goes from hero to zero in A1GP crash-fest

Robert Wickens was looking good for another strong finish while running second in the A1 Grand Prix feature race at Durban until he spun at the exit of turn one.
But he compounded the mistake by driving against the flow of traffic and hitting Oliver Jarvis, who was running third.
It was just one of a string [...]

Dominant win for Wickens in A1GP Durban sprint

Canada’s teenage star Robert Wickens took a classy win from pole position in the A1 Grand Prix sprint race at Durban. He fended off Brazil’s Bruno Junquiera at the start and shot into an immediate two second lead as Junqueira and Oliver Jarvis were assaulted by New Zealand’s Jonny Reid at the first corner.
Jarvis took [...]

A1GP Zandvoort feature: Jarvis wins for Britain

Oliver Jarvis was every bit as impressive in the feature race as Adrian Zaugg was in the sprint.
He moved ahead of early leader Zaugg at the first round of pit stops and was untouchable after then
But while the race at the front was settled early there were plenty of battles for the rest of the [...]

Champ Car Assen: Tactical win for Wilson

Justin Wilson broke his ‘07 victory duck in the second Champ Car race in Europe at Assen in the Netherlands.
The Briton hit the front after the final round of stops. Bruno Junqueira had been in the lead but his early final stop saw him fall down the order.
Jan Heylen followed Wilson home with Junqeira in [...]

Champ Car Road America - Bourdais all the way

The news that he’s off to Formula 1 next year doesn’t seem to have distracted Sebastien Bourdais - in fact he romped to his first victory at Elkhart Lake as if he’d been given a new lease of life.
And trouble for championship rivals Robert Doornbos and Will Power have thrust him further into the lead [...]

Champ Car Edmonton: Bourdais back on top

Sebastien Bourdais returned to Champ Car after his recent F1 test and showed his rivals why he’s tipped to be Grand Prix racing next year.
He dominated the third of the Canadian Triple Crown races, comfortably beating Justin Wilson and seizing the initiative in the championship as rivals Will Power and Robert Doornbos struggled.

Champ Car Toronto: Title leaders clash as Power wins

Championship leaders Sebastien Bourdais and Robert Doornbos clashed once again on the streets of Toronto - but this time with even more dramatic results than their run-in at Mont Tremblant.
Doornbos thumped Bourdais into the barriers late in the race but escaped to score vital championship points.
Will Power won another incident packed wet and dry race [...]

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