2008–09 A1 Grand Prix of Nations, Portugal

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Flag of Portugal.svg 2008–09 A1GP of Portugal
Race Details
Race 6 of 7 in the 2008–09 A1GP season.
Autódromo do Algarve moto.png
Date April 12, 2009
Location Autódromo Internacional do Algarve
Portimão, Portugal
Weather
Sprint race
Qualifying
Pole Flag of Italy.svg Italy (Vitantonio Liuzzi)
Time 1:30.875
Podium
1st Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands (Robert Doornbos)
2nd Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland (Adam Carroll)
3rd Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal (Filipe Albuquerque)
Fastest Lap
FL Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland (Adam Carroll)
Time 1:31.404, (Lap 8)
Feature race
Qualifying
Pole Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands (Robert Doornbos)
Time 1:30.415
Podium
1st Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland (Neel Jani)
2nd Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal (Filipe Albuquerque)
3rd Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia (Fairuz Fauzy)
Fastest Lap
FL Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland (Adam Carroll)
Time 1:31.453, (Lap 35)
Official Classifications
PDF Booklet

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

Drivers[edit]

Team Main Driver Rookie Driver(s)[2] Reserve Driver
Australia Australia John Martin
Brazil Brazil Felipe Guimarães Ana Beatriz
Canada Canada Did Not Participate
China China Ho-Pin Tung
France France Nicolas Prost[3] Nicolas Prost
Germany Germany André Lotterer[4] André Lotterer
United Kingdom Great Britain Dan Clarke[5] Dan Clarke
India India Narain Karthikeyan Parthiva Sureshwaren
Indonesia Indonesia Zahir Ali[6] Zahir Ali
Republic of Ireland Ireland Adam Carroll Niall Quinn
Italy Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi[7][8] Vitantonio Liuzzi
South Korea Korea Did Not Participate
Lebanon Lebanon Daniel Morad Jimmy Auby
Malaysia Malaysia Fairuz Fauzy Aaron Lim
Mexico Mexico Salvador Durán
Monaco Monaco Clivio Piccione Hubertus Bahlsen
Netherlands The Netherlands Robert Doornbos Dennis Retera
New Zealand New Zealand Earl Bamber[9] Earl Bamber
Pakistan Pakistan Did Not Participate
Portugal Portugal Filipe Albuquerque Armando Parente
South Africa South Africa Adrian Zaugg Cristiano Morgado
Switzerland Switzerland Neel Jani Alexandre Imperatori
United States USA Marco Andretti Robbie Pecorari

Qualifying[edit]

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

Team utilized Powerboost lap.

Sprint Race[edit]

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

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

Feature Race[edit]

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

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

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

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  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. Retrieved 2009-04-06. 
  9. ^ "Bamber gets New Zealand nod". a1gp.com. 2009-04-06. Retrieved 2009-04-06. 

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