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2007–08 A1 Grand Prix of Nations, Czech Republic

The 2007–08 A1 Grand Prix of Nations, Czech Republic was an A1 Grand Prix race, held on October 14, 2007 at the Masaryk Circuit in Brno, Czech Republic. This was the second meeting in the 2007-08 A1 Grand Prix season.

Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 2007-08 A1GP of Czech Republic
Brno (formerly Masarykův okruh).svg
Race Details
Race 2 of 10 in the 2007-08 A1 Grand Prix season
DateOctober 14, 2007
LocationBrno Circuit
Brno, Czech Republic
WeatherClear, 11°C
Sprint race
Qualifying
PoleFlag of South Africa.svg South Africa (Adrian Zaugg)
Time1'44.859
Podium
1stFlag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand (Jonny Reid)
2ndFlag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain (Robbie Kerr)
3rdFlag of Ireland.svg Ireland (Adam Carroll)
Fastest Lap
FLFlag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand (Jonny Reid)
Time1'48.438, (Lap 5)
Feature race
Qualifying
PoleFlag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands (J.Bleekemolen)
Time1'44.649
Podium
1stFlag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand (Jonny Reid)
2ndFlag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands (J.Bleekemolen)
3rdFlag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland (Neel Jani)
Fastest Lap
FLFlag of the People's Republic of China.svg China (Cong Fu Cheng)
Time1'47.610, (Lap 29)
Official Classifications
PDF Booklet

The sprint race was won by New Zealand as was the Feature race.

Pre-raceEdit

Swiss driver Natacha Gachnang was the first ever woman to enter in A1GP weekend, on Friday, during rookies sessions.[1]

QualificationsEdit

Sprint race qualifications
Pos Team Time Gap
1   South Africa 1'44.859 -
2   New Zealand 1'45.077 +0.218
3   Great Britain 1'45.163 +0.304
4   Ireland 1'45.304 +0.445
5   Netherlands 1'45.359 +0.500
6   Switzerland 1'45.367 +0.508
7   Germany 1'45.409 +0.550
8   Portugal 1'45.822 +0.963
9   Brazil 1'45.993 +1.134
10   France 1'46.007 +1.148
11   China 1'46.387 +1.528
12   India 1'46.423 +1.564
13   Pakistan 1'46.752 +1.893
14   USA 1'46.780 +1.921
15   Mexico 1'46.901 +2.042
16   Italy 1'47.098 +2.239
17   Indonesia 1'47.231 +2.372
18   Malaysia 1'47.463 +2.604
19   Australia 1'47.521 +2.662
20   Canada 1'47.538 +2.679
21   Czech Republic 1'47.918 +3.059
22   Lebanon 1'48.249 +3.390
Main race qualifications
Pos Team Time Gap
1   Netherlands 1'44.649 -
2   South Africa 1'44.872 +0.223
3   Great Britain 1'44.927 +0.278
4   Switzerland 1'45.099 +0.450
5   China 1'45.294 +0.645
6   Brazil 1'45.328 +0.679
7   New Zealand 1'45.471 +0.822
8   France 1'45.701 +1.052
9   Germany 1'45.765 +1.116
10   Canada 1'45.889 +1.240
11   India 1'45.918 +1.269
12   Italy 1'46.023 +1.374
13   Mexico 1'46.204 +1.555
14   Australia 1'46.209 +1.560
15   Indonesia 1'46.531 +1.882
16   Portugal 1'46.783 +2.134
17   Czech Republic 1'46.926 +2.277
18   Ireland 1'47.028 +2.379
19   Pakistan 1'47.038 +2.389
20   USA 1'47.390 +2.741
21   Lebanon 1'48.012 +3.363
22   Malaysia 1'59.718 +15.069

Sprint raceEdit

The Sprint Race took place on Sunday, October 14, 2007

Pos Team Driver Laps Time Grid Points
1   New Zealand Jonny Reid 10 18'11.609 2 15+1
2   Great Britain Robbie Kerr 10 +5.952 3 12
3   Ireland Adam Carroll 10 +8.824 4 10
4   South Africa Adrian Zaugg 10 +10.269 1 8
5   Netherlands Jeroen Bleekemolen 10 +11.561 5 6
6   France Nicolas Lapierre 10 +11.803 10 5
7   Germany Christian Vietoris 10 +13.200 7 4
8   Switzerland Neel Jani 10 +13.447 6 3
9   Portugal João Urbano 10 +18.570 8 2
10   China Congfu Cheng 10 +18.801 11 1
11   Brazil Sérgio Jimenez 10 +22.172 9
12   Canada James Hinchcliffe 10 +23.996 20
13   Mexico Michel Jourdain Jr. 10 +24.927 15
14   Italy Enrico Toccacelo 10 +25.922 16
15   Pakistan Adam Langley-Khan 10 +28.763 13
16   USA Buddy Rice 10 +31.076 14
17   Malaysia Alex Yoong 10 +33.661 18
18   Czech Republic Erik Janis 10 +34.715 21
19   Indonesia Satrio Hermanto 10 +48.189 17
20   Lebanon Khalil Beschir 10 +49.830 22
21   India Narain Karthikeyan 10 +1'37.816 12
Ret   Australia Ian Dyk 3 +7 Laps 19

Main RaceEdit

The Main Race took place also on Sunday, October 14, 2007.

Pos Team Driver Laps Time Grid Points
1   New Zealand Jonny Reid 38 1:10'34.700 7 15
2   Netherlands Jeroen Bleekemolen 38 +7.146 1 12
3   Switzerland Neel Jani 38 +12.277 4 10
4   China Cong Fu Cheng 38 +12.723 5 8+1
5   France Nicolas Lapierre 38 +19.439 8 6
6   Ireland Adam Carroll 38 +24.348 18 5
7   Brazil Sérgio Jimenez 38 +29.625 6 4
8   Germany Christian Vietoris 38 +37.949 9 3
9   India Narain Karthikeyan 38 +38.385 11 2
10   Italy Enrico Toccacelo 38 +49.406 12
11   Canada James Hinchcliffe 38 +51.531 10
12   Czech Republic Erik Janis 38 +57.799 17
13   Australia Ian Dyk 38 +1'02.548 14
14   Malaysia Alex Yoong 38 +1'03.238 22
15   USA Buddy Rice 38 +1'22.790 20
16   South Africa Adrian Zaugg 38 +1'23.100 2
17   Great Britain Robbie Kerr 38 +1'23.733 3
18   Portugal João Urbano 38 +1'24.918 16
19   Indonesia Satrio Hermanto 38 +1'25.337 15
20   Pakistan Adam Langley-Khan 38 +1'31.515 19
21   Lebanon Khalil Beschir 37 +1 Lap 21
22   Mexico Michel Jourdain Jr. 37 +1 Lap 13

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Female rookie for Switzerland Archived October 11, 2007, at the Wayback Machine a1gp.com (October 11, 2007)
  2. ^ a b Ireland puts faith in Adam Carroll a1gp.com' (October 07, 2007)
  3. ^ a b Jourdain Jr in for Mexico a1gp.com' (October 10, 2007)
  4. ^ Paolo Bossini Archived 2007-10-18 at the Wayback Machine results.a1gp.com
  5. ^ Charlie Kimball Archived 2007-12-20 at the Wayback Machine results.a1gp.com
  6. ^ Marchy Lee Archived 2007-12-26 at the Wayback Machine results.a1gp.com
  7. ^ Arie Luyendyk Jr. Archived 2007-12-20 at the Wayback Machine results.a1gp.com
  8. ^ John Martin Archived 2007-12-20 at the Wayback Machine results.a1gp.com
  9. ^ Wesleigh Orr Archived 2007-12-20 at the Wayback Machine results.a1gp.com
  10. ^ Lapierre recalled for France a1gp.com (October 10, 2007)
  11. ^ Robert Wickens Archived 2007-12-18 at the Wayback Machine results.a1gp.com

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