A1 Team Italy is the Italian team of A1 Grand Prix, an international racing series.

A1 Team Italy
Italy
Founded2005
Seat holder(s)Piercarlo Ghinzani
Team principal-
Race driver(s)Edoardo Piscopo
Fabio Onidi
First race2005-06 Great Britain
Rounds entered38 (76 races)
Championships0
Sprint race victories0
Feature race victories1
Pole positions0
Fastest laps1
Total points127
2008-09 position12th (2 pts)

ManagementEdit

A1 Team Italy owner is Piercarlo Ghinzani.

HistoryEdit

2008–09 seasonEdit

Drivers: Edoardo Piscopo, Fabio Onidi

For the 2008-09 season, Edoardo Piscopo will be returning to drive for the team, and will be joined by Fabio Onidi, a Euroseries 3000 racer. The traditional dark blue livery of the car has also been changed to a red, white and green livery.[1]

2007–08 seasonEdit

Drivers: Edoardo Piscopo, Enrico Toccacelo

Team Italy scored on just five occasions, finishing 18th in the championship with 12 points.

2006–07 seasonEdit

Drivers: Alessandro Pier Guidi, Enrico Toccacelo

The season was moderately successful for the team, with three podiums and a victory, scoring 52 points, and finishing 7th in the championship.

2005–06 seasonEdit

Drivers: Massimiliano Busnelli, Max Papis, Enrico Toccacelo

In the inaugural season, Team Italy scored two podiums en route to 14th place in the championship with 46 points.

DriversEdit

Name Seasons Races
(Starts)
A1GP Title Wins Sprint
wins
Main
wins
2nd 3rd Poles Fastest
Laps
Points
Massimiliano Busnelli 2005-06 2 (4) 0
Alessandro Pier Guidi 2006-07 2 (4) 5
Max Papis 2005-06 1 (2) 4
Fabio Onidi 2008-09 1 (2) 2
Edoardo Piscopo 2007-08, 2008-09 7 (14) 8
Enrico Toccacelo 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08 21 (42) 1 1 1 4 26

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 Team Ghinzani 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 46 14th
Enrico Toccacelo 16 Ret 17 Ret 11 7 10 Ret 17 4 2 11 3 5 16 9
Massimiliano Busnelli Ret 6 14 Ret
Max Papis 19 7
2006-07 Team Ghinzani 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 52 7th
Alessandro Pier Guidi Ret 6 14 20
Enrico Toccacelo 3 1 Ret 13 11 4 9 8 15 12 12 Ret 7 4 10 7 3 3
2007-08 Team Ghinzani 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 12 18th
Enrico Toccacelo 12 14 14 10 8 Ret
Edoardo Piscopo 11 Ret 12 Ret 13 14 14 8 11 Ret 8 12 17 9
2008-09 Team Ghinzani Ferrari,
Ferrari,
Michelin
 NED  CHN  MYS  NZL  RSA  POR  GBR 17 16th
spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea
Fabio Onidi 7 Ret
Edoardo Piscopo 17 Ret 7 11 7 8 11 10
Vitantonio Liuzzi 4 Ret 10 9

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Italy launches new car". a1gp.com. 2008-10-02. Archived from the original on 6 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-02.

"A1GP Results". Archived from the original on 30 September 2007. Retrieved 19 September 2007.

External linksEdit