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2008–09 A1 Grand Prix of Nations, Portugal

The 2008–09 Vodafone A1GP Algarve, Portugal[1] was an A1 Grand Prix race held at Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, Portugal.

Flag of Portugal.svg 2008–09 A1GP of Portugal
Autódromo do Algarve alt.svg
Race Details
Race 6 of 7 in the 2008–09 A1 Grand Prix season
DateApril 12, 2009
LocationAutódromo Internacional do Algarve
Portimão, Portugal
WeatherClear, 21°C
Sprint race
Qualifying
PoleFlag of Italy.svg Italy (Vitantonio Liuzzi)
Time1:30.875
Podium
1stFlag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands (Robert Doornbos)
2ndFlag of Ireland.svg Ireland (Adam Carroll)
3rdFlag of Portugal.svg Portugal (Filipe Albuquerque)
Fastest Lap
FLFlag of Ireland.svg Ireland (Adam Carroll)
Time1:31.404, (Lap 8)
Feature race
Qualifying
PoleFlag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands (Robert Doornbos)
Time1:30.415
Podium
1stFlag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland (Neel Jani)
2ndFlag of Portugal.svg Portugal (Filipe Albuquerque)
3rdFlag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia (Fairuz Fauzy)
Fastest Lap
FLFlag of Ireland.svg Ireland (Adam Carroll)
Time1:31.453, (Lap 35)
Official Classifications
PDF Booklet

DriversEdit

QualifyingEdit

Sprint race qualifying
Pos Team Time Gap
1   Italy 1:30.875
2   Netherlands 1:31.346 + 0.471
3   Ireland 1:31.600 + 0.725
4   Lebanon 1:31.756 + 0.881
5   Portugal 1:31.777 + 0.902
6   New Zealand 1:32.006 + 1.131
7   Germany 1:32.084 + 1.209
8   South Africa 1:32.301 + 1.426
9   India 1:32.358 + 1.483
10   Monaco 1:32.420 + 1.545
11   Malaysia 1:32.929 + 2.054
12   USA 1:33.214 + 2.339
13   Great Britain 1:33.860 + 2.985
14   Brazil 1:33.985 + 3.110
15   Indonesia 1:34.005 + 3.130
16   Mexico 1:34.216 + 3.341
17   Australia 1:34.405 + 3.530
18   France 1:36.567 + 5.692
19   China 1:36.838 + 5.963
20   Switzerland no time
Feature race qualifying
Pos Team Time Gap
1   Netherlands 1:30.415
2   Ireland 1:30.696 + 0.281
3   Switzerland 1:30.878 + 0.463
4   South Africa 1:30.984 + 0.569
5   Brazil 1:31.023 + 0.608
6   Malaysia 1:31.025 + 0.610
7   Portugal 1:31.095 + 0.680
8   USA 1:31.459 + 1.044
9   Monaco 1:31.495 + 1.080
10   Italy 1:31.852 + 1.437
11   New Zealand 1:31.925 + 1.510
12   Australia 1:31.939 + 1.524
13   Mexico 1:32.031 + 1.616
14   Germany 1:32.269 + 1.854
15   Lebanon 1:32.352 + 1.937
16   Great Britain 1:32.400 + 1.985
17   India 1:32.504 + 2.089
18   Indonesia 1:32.573 + 2.158
19   France 1:32.941 + 2.526
20   China 1:33.237 + 2.822

Team utilized Powerboost lap.

Sprint RaceEdit

Pos Team Driver Laps Time Points
1   Netherlands Robert Doornbos 11 19:33.501 10
2   Ireland Adam Carroll 11 + 3.635 8+1
3   Portugal Filipe Albuquerque 11 + 5.728 6
4   Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi 11 + 9.087 5
5   Monaco Clivio Piccione 11 + 10.048 4
6   India Narain Karthikeyan 11 + 12.596 3
7   Brazil Felipe Guimarães 11 + 13.297 2
8   Malaysia Fairuz Fauzy 11 + 18.014 1
9   Mexico Salvador Durán 11 + 20.545
10   Australia John Martin 11 + 22.683
11   Great Britain Dan Clarke 11 + 23.080
12   USA Marco Andretti 11 + 23.154
13   France Nicolas Prost 11 + 24.175
14   Indonesia Zahir Ali 11 + 39.400
15   Switzerland Neel Jani 11 + 44.296
16   China Ho Pin Tung 11 + 50.655
17   South Africa Adrian Zaugg 9 + 2 Laps
18   Lebanon Daniel Morad 1 Acc. Damage
19   Germany André Lotterer 0 Accident
20   New Zealand Earl Bamber 0 Spin

Switzerland assessed penalty for pitting outside of pit-stop window.

Feature RaceEdit

The second pit-stop window was set as Laps 26–34.

Pos Team Driver Laps Time Points
1   Switzerland Neel Jani 42 1:10:45.011 15
2   Portugal Filipe Albuquerque 42 + 6.786 12
3   Malaysia Fairuz Fauzy 42 + 9.705 10
4   Mexico Salvador Durán 42 + 16.332 8
5   Ireland Adam Carroll 42 + 25.411 6+1
6   France Nicolas Prost 42 + 27.322 5
7   Great Britain Dan Clarke 42 + 29.880 4
8   China Ho Pin Tung 42 + 34.586 3
9   Germany André Lotterer 42 + 43.970 2
10   Indonesia Zahir Ali 42 + 1:13.993 1
11   India Narain Karthikeyan 39 Brakes
12   Australia John Martin 38 (Retired)
13   Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi 18 Accident
14   USA Marco Andretti 18 Accident
15   Monaco Clivio Piccione 18 Accident
16   South Africa Adrian Zaugg 15 Accident
17   New Zealand Earl Bamber 15 Accident
18   Lebanon Daniel Morad 1 Puncture
19   Brazil Felipe Guimarães Did Not Start
20   Netherlands Robert Doornbos Did Not Start

– Ireland were given a 25-second penalty post-race for passing Australia under the safety car.

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vodafone to sponsor A1GP Algarve". a1gp.com. 2009-04-01. Retrieved 2009-04-06.
  2. ^ "New Zealand set early pace". a1gp.com. 2009-04-10. Retrieved 2009-04-10.
  3. ^ "France stick with Prost". a1gp.com. 2009-04-09. Retrieved 2009-04-09.
  4. ^ "Germany unveils its new driver". a1gp.com. 2009-04-09. Retrieved 2009-04-10.
  5. ^ "Dan Clarke back for Great Britain". a1gp.com. 2009-04-09. Retrieved 2009-04-10.
  6. ^ "Ali confirmed for Indonesia". a1gp.com. 2009-04-09. Retrieved 2009-04-09.
  7. ^ "Italy call up Vitantonio Liuzzi". a1gp.com. 2009-04-06. Retrieved 2009-04-06.
  8. ^ "Liuzzi to race in A1GP". ManipeF1. 2009-04-06. Archived from the original on 2009-04-09. Retrieved 2009-04-06.
  9. ^ "Bamber gets New Zealand nod". a1gp.com. 2009-04-06. Retrieved 2009-04-06.

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