A1 Team Brazil

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A1 Team Brazil
Brazil
Founded 2005
Seat holder(s) Emerson Fittipaldi
Team principal Fernando Patva
Race driver(s) Felipe Guimarães
Car nickname n/a
First race 2005-06 Great Britain
Rounds entered 39
Championships 0
Sprint race victories 1
Feature race victories 1
Pole positions 2
Fastest laps 4
Total points 142
2008-09 position 15th (18 pts)

A1 Team Brazil is the Brazilian team of A1 Grand Prix, an international racing series.

Management[edit]

The seat holder for A1 Team Brazil is the former Formula One World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi. Since 2005, Brazilian footballer Ronaldo has been the co-owner of A1 Team Brazil. The team principal is Fernando Patva. Technical support is provided by DS Motorsport Ltd.[1]

History[edit]

2008–09 season[edit]

Driver: Felipe Guimarães

2007–08 season[edit]

Drivers: Sérgio Jimenez, Bruno Junqueira, Alexandre Negrão

Performances picked up during the 2007–08 season, with the team scoring a podium in Malaysia, and finishing 11th overall.

2006–07 season[edit]

Drivers: Bruno Junqueira, Raphael Matos, Vitor Meira, Tuka Rocha

The team suffered a bad season, scoring points in only four races and finishing 18th.

2005–06 season[edit]

Drivers: Christian Fittipaldi, Nelson Piquet Jr

After taking maximum points in the opening round of the season, Team Brazil gradually lost competitiveness as the season went on. They finished 6th in the championship.

Drivers[edit]

Name Seasons Races
(Starts)
A1GP Title Wins Sprint
wins
Main
wins
2nd 3rd Poles Fastest
Laps
Points
Christian Fittipaldi 2005-06 4 (8) 8
Felipe Guimarães 2008-09 7 (11) 1 18
Sérgio Jimenez 2007-08 6 (12) 1 38
Bruno Junqueira 2006-07, 2007-08 5 (10) 10
Raphael Matos 2006-07 3 (6) 5
Vitor Meira 2006-07 1(2) 0
Alexandre Negrão 2007-08 2 (4) 0
Nelson Piquet, Jr. 2005-06 7 (14) 2 1 1 1 2 2 3 63
Tuka Rocha 2005-06 4 (8) 0

Complete A1 Grand Prix results[edit]

(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 ASM F3 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 71 6th
Nelson Piquet Jr 1 1 3 Ret 2 8 3 9 4 10 Ret Ret Ret 9
Christian Fittipaldi 20 4 14 12 13 Ret 10 Ret
2006-07 Charouz Racing System 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 9 18th
Tuka Rocha 14 12 10 14 15 14 Ret 11
Raphael Matos 6 7 19 18 16 14
Bruno Junqueira 17 7 Ret 13 12 Ret
Vitor Meira 14 19
2007-08 Argo Racing Cars Ltd. 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 44 11th
Sérgio Jimenez 13 11 11 7 4 3 18 Ret 6 13 8 4
Bruno Junqueira Ret 9 10 8
Alexandre Negrão 14 13 16 14
2008-09 DS Motorsport Ltd Ferrari,
Ferrari,
Michelin
NetherlandsNLD ChinaCHN MalaysiaMYS New ZealandNZL South AfricaRSA PortugalPOR United KingdomGBR 18 15th
spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea
Felipe Guimarães 14 Ret 20 Ret Ret 7 14 15 15 2 7 DNS DNS DNS

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