Motorsport

Morgado gets A1GP nod

2009-04-04 12:15
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Algarve - Cristiano Morgado will make his second appearance as rookie driver for A1 Team South Africa alongside regular race driver Adrian Zaugg, in the sixth round of the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport in Portugal next weekend.

The 29-year-old from Durban, who is a former national kart champion also won the Rotax Max kart world championship in 2003.
He will be at the wheel of Vulindlela in Friday’s rookie session at the brand new Algarve circuit. A1GP returns to Portugal for only the second time in its four-year history following the round at Estoril in the series’ first year in 2005.

The general manager of A1 Team South Africa, Mike Carroll, says heading towards the event they have had discussions about executing the rookie shoot-out that didn’t get to happen before Kyalami, but also had discussions about rotating the rookie session through the key contenders.

"Coming out of the A1GP, Gauteng, Gavin Cronje felt he was unable to operate to the best of his ability within the tight confines of the latest race car’s cockpit.

 “Cristiano is being rewarded with his second opportunity as rookie driver in Portugal on the back of his dominant wins in the recent Formula Volkswagen round at Kyalami,” said Carroll.

 

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