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A1 Team Germany was the German team of A1 Grand Prix, an international racing series. The team were the A1 Grand Prix champions for the second season, 2006-07. They were run by the English Super Nova Racing team until the end of 2007-08. GU-Racing took over for 2008-09,[1] but the team missed the first four rounds.

A1 Team Germany
Germany
Founded2005
Seat holder(s)Rolf Beisswanger
Team principalRolf Beisswanger
Race driver(s)Michael Ammermüller
André Lotterer
First race2005-06 Great Britain
Rounds entered35 (70 races)
Championships1
Sprint race victories4
Feature race victories7
Pole positions4
Fastest laps6
Total points249
2008-09 positionNC (0 pts)

ManagementEdit

Rolf Beisswanger took over the role of seat holder from Willi Weber, in preparation for 2009.

HistoryEdit

2005–06 seasonEdit

Drivers: Timo Scheider, Sebastian Stahl, Adrian Sutil

The team had a mediocre season, finishing at a disappointing 15th place in the championship.

2006–07 seasonEdit

Drivers: Nico Hülkenberg, Christian Vietoris

Team Germany clinched the A1GP title, with a dominant, and almost singlehanded performance by Nico Hülkenberg, scoring nine victories, and beating nearest rivals New Zealand by 35 points.[2]

2007–08 seasonEdit

Drivers: Michael Ammermüller, Christian Vietoris

Team Germany fell from grace in 2007-08. Although the team won two races, Michael Ammermüller was excluded from two races for his overly aggressive driving style.

2008–09 seasonEdit

Drivers: André Lotterer, Michael Ammermüller

DriversEdit

Name Seasons Races
(Starts)
A1GP Title Wins Sprint
wins
Main
wins
2nd 3rd Poles Fastest
Laps
Points
Michael Ammermüller 2007-08, 2008-09 9 (18) 1 1 1 41
Nico Hülkenberg 2006-07 10 (20) 1 9 3 6 3 2 3 3 126
André Lotterer 2008-09 1 (2) 2
Timo Scheider 2005-06 7 (14) 1 38
Sebastian Stahl 2005-06 1 (2) 0
Adrian Sutil 2005-06 3 (6) 0
Christian Vietoris 2006-07, 2007-08 4 (8) 1 1 1 1 1 44

Complete A1 Grand Prix resultsEdit

(key), "spr" indicate a Sprint Race, "fea" indicate a Main Race.

Year Racing
team
Chassis,
Engine,
Tyres
Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Points Rank
2005-06 Super Nova Racing Lola,
Zytek,
Cooper Avon
GBR spr GBR fea GER spr GER fea PRT spr PRT fea AUS spr AUS fea MYS spr MYS fea ARE spr ARE fea ZAF spr ZAF fea IDN spr IDN fea MEX spr MEX fea USA spr USA fea CHN spr CHN fea 38 15th
Timo Scheider 14 10 5 10 12 8 7 Ret 12 12 8 5 7 2
Adrian Sutil 12 Ret Ret Ret Ret 12
Sebastian Stahl 15 18
2006-07 Super Nova Racing Lola
Zytek
Cooper Avon
NED spr NED fea CZE spr CZE fea BEI spr BEI fea MYS spr MYS fea IDN spr IDN fea NZ spr NZ fea AUS spr AUS fea ZAF spr ZAF fea MEX spr MEX fea SHA spr SHA fea GBR spr GBR fea 128 1st
Nico Hülkenberg 4 1 Ret 4 5 Ret 2 1 5 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 2 1
Christian Vietoris Ret 9
2007-08 Super Nova Racing Lola
Zytek
Cooper Avon
NED spr NED fea CZE spr CZE fea MYS spr MYS fea ZHU spr ZHU fea NZ spr NZ fea AUS spr AUS fea ZAF spr ZAF fea MEX spr MEX fea SHA spr SHA fea GBR spr GBR fea 83 8th
Christian Vietoris 6 9 7 8 2 1
Michael Ammermüller 16 EX 1 4 4 7 EX Ret Ret 20 6 10 20 Ret
2008-09 DAMS Ferrari,
Ferrari,
Michelin
NLD CHN MYS NZL RSA POR GBR 2 21st
spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea
Michael Ammermüller 14 11 11 Ret
André Lotterer Ret 9

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ A1GP Media Guide 08-09[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "A1GP history". A1GP.com. 2007-04-15. Archived from the original on 2007-12-24. Retrieved 2007-12-18.

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
France
 
A1 Grand Prix Champion
2006-07
Succeeded by
Switzerland