A1 Team Brazil

A1 Team Brazil (English stylization: A1Team.Brazil ) was the Brazilian national team in the A1GP series.


A1 Team Brazil was founded by Emerson Fittipaldi, Formula 1 World Champion of 1972 and 1974, where he still the footballer Ronaldo stood to the side in the first season as a prominent co- Seat Holder; as team acted in the first season ASM F3 from France, in the second season, the Czech Charouz Racing System team in the third season, the British team Argo Racing and then the also British team DS Motorsport Ltd. (the latter two both belong to David Sears ).

Especially at the beginning of the first season was one of the strongest team Brazil team. So it was able to celebrate a double victory at the wheel right the first night race weekend at Brands Hatch with Nelson Piquet Jr., being mainly a victory in the sprint race as the first ever victory of particular importance in the history of A1GP. It was followed by three more podium finishes, namely, a third place in the sprint race at the Euro Speedway Lausitz, a second place in the sprint race at Estoril and a third place in the sprint race at Eastern Creek, each again with Nelson Piquet Jr. as a driver. The team finished the season in sixth place with 71 points.

In the following season, the team experienced a sharp decline. Ranked sixth in the sprint race in Beijing by Raphael Matos represented the best result of the season, which ended the team on overall 18 with nine points.

In the third season things were looking up again. In the main race in Sepang Team with Sérgio Jimenez at the wheel managed a third place and thus the first podium for more than two years; this should remain the best result of the season. The team she finished at the 14th position overall with 44 points.

The fourth season was virtually unchanged. Again, could be achieved with a second place in the feature race at Kyalami by Felipe Guimarães a podium result. At the last three races, the team was unable to attend because each car was not operational by previous incidents. It finished the season in 15th place overall with 18 points from.

A1 Team Brazil has participated in all 39 race weekends of the A1GP series.


A1 Team Brazil continued to race weekends, a 13 different drivers, nine of whom also took part in the race itself. In addition, the official test at Silverstone in 2005 came Danilo Dirani and João Paulo de Oliveira used.

Rider overview

( Legend: RG = Race total SR = sprint races; HR = main race; RS = rookie sessions, PP = pole position; SRR = fastest lap )