2007–08 A1 Grand Prix of Nations, Netherlands

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Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2007-08 A1GP of Netherlands
Race Details
Race 1 of 10 in the 2007-08 A1GP season.
Zandvoort.svg
Date September 30, 2007
Location Circuit Park Zandvoort
Zandvoort, Netherlands
Weather
Sprint race
Qualifying
Pole Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa (Adrian Zaugg)
Time 1'45.095
Podium
1st Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa (Adrian Zaugg)
2nd Flag of France.svg France (Loïc Duval)
3rd Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands (J.Bleekemolen)
Fastest Lap
FL Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa (Adrian Zaugg)
Time 1'28.353, (Lap 2)
Feature race
Qualifying
Pole Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa (Adrian Zaugg)
Time 1'43.979
Podium
1st Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain (Oliver Jarvis)
2nd Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa (Adrian Zaugg)
3rd Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland (Neel Jani)
Fastest Lap
FL Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico (Salvador Durán)
Time 1'29.181, (Lap 37)
Official Classifications
PDF Booklet


The 2007–08 A1 Grand Prix of Nations, Netherlands was an A1 Grand Prix race, held on September 30, 2007 at the Circuit Park Zandvoort in Zandvoort, Netherlands. This was the first in the 2007-08 A1 Grand Prix season.

The sprint race was won by A1 Team South Africa, while the Great Britain car won the Feature Race. With South Africa getting second place in the Feature Race, they took the early lead in the championship.

Pre-race[edit]

Due to Zandvoort's noise restriction, Netherlands round wasn't able to conduct Friday sessions and so rookie session.[1] Saturday morning was dedicated to practice sessions and Saturday afternoon to qualify sessions for each Sunday race.

Qualifications[edit]

Sprint race qualifications
Pos Team Time Gap
1 South Africa South Africa 1'45.095 -
2 France France 1'45.431 +0.336
3 Mexico Mexico 1'46.198 +1.103
4 Switzerland Switzerland 1'46.728 +1.633
5 Netherlands Netherlands 1'46.791 +1.696
6 Germany Germany 1'47.056 +1.961
7 Republic of Ireland Ireland 1'47.343 +2.248
8 New Zealand New Zealand 1'47.531 +2.436
9 Portugal Portugal 1'47.570 +2.475
10 United Kingdom Great Britain 1'47.748 +2.653
11 India India 1'48.415 +3.320
12 Brazil Brazil 1'49.083 +3.988
13 Italy Italy 1'49.099 +4.004
14 Czech Republic Czech Republic 1'49.444 +4.349
15 China China 1'49.746 +4.651
16 Pakistan Pakistan 1'50.352 +5.257
17 Australia Australia 1'50.553 +5.458
18 Lebanon Lebanon 1'50.716 +5.621
19 United States USA 1'52.479 +7.384
20 Malaysia Malaysia 1'52.543 +7.448
21 Canada Canada 1'52.789 +7.694
22 Indonesia Indonesia 1'55.381 +10.286
Main race qualifications
Pos Team Time Gap
1 South Africa South Africa 1'43.979 -
2 Germany Germany 1'44.670 +0.691
3 United Kingdom Great Britain 1'45.143 +1.164
4 Switzerland Switzerland 1'45.599 +1.620
5 France France 1'45.691 +1.712
6 Republic of Ireland Ireland 1'45.752 +1.773
7 Czech Republic Czech Republic 1'45.772 +1.793
8 Mexico Mexico 1'45.797 +1.818
9 India India 1'45.993 +2.014
10 New Zealand New Zealand 1'46.169 +2.190
11 Netherlands Netherlands 1'46.554 +2.575
12 Canada Canada 1'46.739 +2.760
13 Brazil Brazil 1'47.562 +3.583
14 Italy Italy 1'48.297 +4.318
15 China China 1'48.331 +4.352
16 Australia Australia 1'48.423 +4.444
17 Pakistan Pakistan 1'48.819 +4.840
18 Lebanon Lebanon 1'49.899 +5.920
19 United States USA 1'49.924 +5.945
20 Malaysia Malaysia 1'49.978 +5.999
21 Indonesia Indonesia 1'52.708 +8.729
22 Portugal Portugal no time

Sprint Race[edit]

The Sprint Race took place on Sunday, September 30, 2007

Pos Team Driver Laps Time Grid Points
1 South Africa South Africa Adrian Zaugg 12 18'01.087 1 15+1
2 France France Loïc Duval 12 +7.532 2 12
3 Netherlands Netherlands Jeroen Bleekemolen 12 +8.097 5 10
4 Mexico Mexico Salvador Durán 12 +8.205 3 8
5 Switzerland Switzerland Neel Jani 12 +8.581 4 6
6 Germany Germany Christian Vietoris 12 +10.344 6 5
7 United Kingdom Great Britain Oliver Jarvis 12 +10.566 10 4
8 Republic of Ireland Ireland Ralph Firman 12 +12.168 7 3
9 New Zealand New Zealand Jonny Reid 12 +13.934 8 2
10 India India Narain Karthikeyan 12 +18.516 11 1
11 Portugal Portugal João Urbano 12 +24.967 9
12 Italy Italy Enrico Toccacelo 12 +25.717 13
13 Brazil Brazil Sérgio Jimenez 12 +26.044 12
14 Lebanon Lebanon Chris Alajajian 12 +34.547 18
15 Czech Republic Czech Republic Erik Janis 12 +35.268 14
16 Malaysia Malaysia Alex Yoong 12 +35.895 20
17 China China Cong Fu Cheng 12 +36.298 15
18 Pakistan Pakistan Adam Langley-Khan 12 +36.510 16
19 Canada Canada James Hinchcliffe 12 +39.509 21
20 Indonesia Indonesia Satrio Hermanto 12 +47.932 22
21 Australia Australia Ian Dyk 12 +47.983 17
22 United States USA Buddy Rice 12 +48.208 19

Main Race[edit]

The Main Race took place also on Sunday, September 30, 2007.

Pos Team Driver Laps Time Grid Points
1 United Kingdom Great Britain Oliver Jarvis 45 1:09'51.394 3 15
2 South Africa South Africa Adrian Zaugg 45 +5.742 1 12
3 Switzerland Switzerland Neel Jani 45 +7.974 4 10
4 Mexico Mexico Salvador Durán 45 +11.516 8 8+1
5 France France Loïc Duval 45 +25.789 5 6
6 Republic of Ireland Ireland Ralph Firman 45 +33.697 6 5
7 New Zealand New Zealand Jonny Reid 45 +47.635 10 4
8 Netherlands Netherlands Jeroen Bleekemolen 45 +49.270 11 3
9 Germany Germany Christian Vietoris 45 +49.876 2 2
10 Czech Republic Czech Republic Erik Janis 45 +59.664 7 1
11 Brazil Brazil Sérgio Jimenez 45 +1'00.078 13
12 Australia Australia Ian Dyk 45 +1'30.593 16
13 United States USA Buddy Rice 45 +1'31.148 19
14 Italy Italy Enrico Toccacelo 44 +1 Lap 14
15 China China Cong Fu Cheng 44 +1 Lap 15
16 Indonesia Indonesia Satrio Hermanto 44 +1 Lap 21
17 Pakistan Pakistan Adam Langley-Khan 43 +2 Laps 17
18 Canada Canada James Hinchcliffe 40 +5 Laps 12
19 Lebanon Lebanon Chris Alajajian 40 +5 Laps 18
Ret India India Narain Karthikeyan 13 +32 Laps 9
Ret Malaysia Malaysia Alex Yoong 8 +37 Laps 20
Ret Portugal Portugal João Urbano 2 +43 Laps 22
  • Mexico won the Feature race fastest lap point with a lap time of 1'29.181 therefore giving them an extra point on top of their 4th place finish points.

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zandvoort: A1 Team by Team Race Preview paddocktalk.com (September 28, 2007)
  2. ^ a b Chris Alajajian results.a1gp.com
  3. ^ a b Satrio Hermanto results.a1gp.com
  4. ^ a b Erik Janiš results.a1gp.com
  5. ^ a b Sérgio Jimenez results.a1gp.com
  6. ^ a b Buddy Rice results.a1gp.com
  7. ^ Janis is A1GP's 100th driver a1gp.com (September 30, 2007)

External links[edit]


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