NOVEMBER 26, 2007
Switzerland dominates A1 GP in Malaysia
A1 Team Switzerland won both rounds of the A1GP series in Kuala Lumpur over the weekend with Neel Jani in complete command of the event. In the Sprint race Jani finished nearly four seconds ahead of A1 Team France's Loic Duval, who was well clear of Germany's Michael Ammermuller and Robert Wickens of Canada. In the main Feature Race Jani was joined on the podium by Brazilian rookie Sergio Jimenez and Duval. In the middle of the race a Safety Car and pit stops enabled Jiminez to take the lead but then Jani hunted him down and the lead changed during the second pit stop window. Brazil was later ruled to have gained an unfair advantage during the first pit stop and France was promoted to second place with
It was the third A1GP race of the season the first two having featured wins at Zandvoort for Adrian Zaugg (South Africa) and Oliver Jarvis (Great Britain) and a double victory for New Zealand's Jonny Reid at Brno in the Czech Republic.
Switzerland leads the championship with 61 points, ahead of France on 53 and New Zealand with 46.
The action will recommence in Zhuhai, China on the weekend of December 14-16.
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