A1 Team France

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A1 Team France
France
Founded 2005
Seat holder(s) Jean-Paul Driot
Team principal -
Race driver(s) Loïc Duval
Nicolas Prost
Car nickname n/a
First race 2005-06 Great Britain
Rounds entered 36
Championships 1
Sprint race victories 8
Feature race victories 6
Pole positions 6
Fastest laps 11
Total points 405
2008-09 position 5th (48 pts)

A1 Team France is the French team of A1 Grand Prix, an international racing series. The team were the A1 Grand Prix champions for the inaugural season, 2005-06.

Management[edit]

A1 Team France's owner is Jean-Paul Driot. The team was previously managed by Driot's racing team Driot Associates Motor Sport (DAMS) since the series debut, but has switched to Connor Racing for the 2008-09 season.[1]

History[edit]

2008-09 season[edit]

Driver: Loïc Duval

2007-08 season[edit]

Drivers: Jonathan Cochet, Loïc Duval, Nicolas Lapierre, Franck Montagny

Team France remained competitive during 2007-08, with a win and six podiums leaving them in 4th position overall.

2006-07 season[edit]

Drivers: Loïc Duval, Nicolas Lapierre, Jean Karl Vernay

Team France fell from grace in 2006-07, however still managed to score seven podiums to finish 4th in the championship.

2005-06 season[edit]

Drivers: Nicolas Lapierre, Alexandre Premat

Team France were the dominant force during the inaugural season, winning thirteen of the 22 rounds, and becoming runaway champions.

Drivers[edit]

Name Seasons Races
(Starts)
A1GP Title Wins Sprint
wins
Main
wins
2nd 3rd Poles Fastest
Laps
Points
Jonathan Cochet 2007-08 1 (2) 0
Loïc Duval 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09 13 (26) 2 2 8 4 2 2 167
Nicolas Lapierre 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08 11 (22) 1 6 3 3 1 4 2 2 117
Franck Montagny 2007-08 2 (4) 10
Alexandre Premat 2005-06 6 (12) 1 7 4 3 1 2 3 94
Nicolas Prost 2008-09 4 (8) 7
Jean Karl Vernay 2006-07 2 (4) 4

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 DAMS 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 172 1st
Alexandre Premat 2 (DNS) 1 1 1 1 1 8 1 1 7 6
Nicolas Lapierre 1 1 1 1 7 1 1 8 2 Ret
2006-07 DAMS 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 67 4th
Nicolas Lapierre 3 Ret 3 Ret 17 4 6 3 7 3
Loïc Duval 2 2 3 9 2 Ret 4 7
Jean Karl Vernay Ret 20 Ret 8
2007-08 DAMS 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 118 4th
Loïc Duval 2 5 2 2 8 7 3 3 1 Ret 11 2
Nicolas Lapierre 6 5
Jonathan Cochet 12 13
Franck Montagny 12 8 10 5
2008-09 DAMS Ferrari,
Ferrari,
Michelin
NLD CHN MYS NZL RSA POR GBR 47 5th
spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea spr fea
Loïc Duval 3 1 2 14 4 6
Nicolas Prost 8 Ret 10 Ret 13 6 9 10

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
New series
A1 Grand Prix Champion
2005-06
Succeeded by
Germany
Germany