Sunday, January 29, 2006
There was no stopping A1 Grand Prix series leader France in qualifying on Saturday afternoon and it looks as if a crowd of 75 000 will hear the Marsellaise after the race.
The A1 Grand Prix series announced its arrival in Durban with the scream of 23 fine-tuned racing machines chasing the best qualifying berth for today's two races.
Saturday, January 28, 2006
The sound and the fury of the A1GP burst on to the streets of Durban on Friday, just three months after preparations began for this showpiece of world motorsport.
There were thrills and spills in the rain as the 25 magnificent young men in their gleaming machines tested their courage in trying conditions on the unforgiving street circuit.
Thursday, January 26, 2006
Durban's A1 Grand Prix is showing all the signs of confounding the sceptics as pieces fall into place for an enthralling weekend of international racing on the Monaco-style beachfront circuit.
This the seventh round of the series will be raced on South Africa's new street circuit created especially for this "World Cup of Motorsport".
Monday, January 23, 2006
FATHER AND SONS ARE ON THE LAST LAP OF CONSTRUCTING DURBAN’S RACING CIRCUIT
Designing and building motor racing tracks around the world is a family business for the Dickson’s.
Former racing driver Ronnie Dickson, and his sons, Jeremy, 29 and Heath, 26, are now on the final throes of constructing Durban’s unique A1 Grand Prix street track, which...
Thursday, January 19, 2006
Ticket sales for the first South African A1 Grand Prix in Durban on Sunday, January 29, are said to be booming.
A1 GP general manager Stephen Watson told motoring.co.za that as of Tuesday evening (January 17), some 25 000 tickets of the available 45 000 had already been sold.
"We're selling about 1000 tickets a day but we expect this...
Monday, January 16, 2006
There will be no need to tell the race organisers of the A1 GP of Nations scheduled for Durban that their race on January 29 is fast approaching as every hour until then will be used to prepare the street circuit.
Street circuits are always a nightmare for those involved as their very essence means they can’t be ready until the 11th hour.