Honda F1 website

MARCH 30, 2005

Jones to run Jones

The A1 Grand Prix series has laucnhed another franchise holder with the announcement that A1 Team Australia will be fronted by Alan Jones, the former Formula 1 World Champion, and will run Christian Jones. The series has now signed up 15 national teams and say that there are another 10 in the final stages of negotiation. The announcement also marked the confirmation that one of the A1 Grand Prix events will be held at the Eastern Creek circuit in Sydney.

A1 Grand Prix founder Sheikh Maktoum says that he has also done a deal for a team in New Zealand with Colin Giltrap named as the franchisee.