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Team Germany Postpones Debut

team_germany.jpgA1 Team Germany will have to postpone its A1GP World Cup of Motorsport Season Four debut, and this means the team will now plan for being on track for the first time in A1GP Gauteng, South Africa on 20-22 February.

"A1 Team Germany has been affected by delays. All the necessary ingredients to get the team on track in Taupo did not come together, so there was no other option but to delay the team's Season Four debut. On the positive side, we hope the car can cover some test miles so when the team arrives in South Africa it will be able to catch up rapidly," said A1GP CEO, Pete da Silva. With A1 Team Germany being totally new - a new Team Principal, a new service provider and a new driver in Andre Lotterer - there wa


The World Cup of Motorsport

a1_grand_prix.jpgA Beginner's Guide to A1 Grand Prix Racing

Formula 1 is the pinnacle of motorsport: it is supposed to have the fastest drivers, the greatest cars and the latest technology. It also has a world championship that visits 5 of the 7 continents. But despite all that it's not a true ‘world cup'.

Not like the FIFIA World Cup for Football or the America's Cup for sailing. For that matter no event organized by the FIA is a competition of nations, except A1 Grand Prix Racing, that is.

A1 Racing is open-wheel racing; but where Formula 1 and other forms of racing is a competition of teams, A1 Grand Prix Racing is a contest of nations. Each team must necessarily represent a country, i.e. its drivers have to be of t


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