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10/14/09
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A1GP teams announced for Surfers
With the start of the Nikon SuperGP on Thursday October 22nd, it is time for fans to get their flags at the ready with the official team list of A1GP World Cup of Motorsport announced (despite ongoing bankruptcy issues with the series).

Nineteen countries in total are on the list, with the variety sure to give everyone someone to cheer for at the four-day event on the streets of Surfers Paradise.

Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Portugal, South Africa, Switzerland and the USA will all be represented when the cars line up on the grid next week.

Nikon SuperGP General Manager Greg Hooton welcomed the official release of the team’s ahead of what is the season-opener for A1GP.

“I am really excited to be able to officially announce the countries that we will host at our event, the Nikon SuperGP, from next Thursday when they arrive on-track for the opening round of their fifth season,” said Hooton.

“It is an exciting and varied line up, and includes all of the past season champions (Ireland 2008-2009, Switzerland 2007-2008, Germany 2006-2007 and France 2005-2006) as well as our own home-team, A1 Team Australia.

“As the final preparations for our race count down over the next few days, I look forward to welcoming the drivers and staff of all of these teams to the Gold Coast, and to seeing them in action on our streets in what I am sure will be some thrilling racing!”

The 2009 Nikon SuperGP will host Event 11 of the V8 Supercar Championship Series and the first round of the 2009/10 A1GP World Cup of Motorsport.

The event is produced through a partnership between the Queensland Government and IMG - tickets for this year’s event are on sale now through Ticketek on 1300 303 103.

For all the latest ticket information visit the event’s website www.SuperGP.com. From a one-day General Admission ticket to a four-day Platinum Grandstand seat, the Nikon SuperGP has ticket options to suit every style and pocket. One-day General Admission tickets start from just $35 and four-day passes start from $180. Children 12 and under are free to enter the event. See SuperGP.com for all ticketing information, terms and conditions and prices.

OFFICIAL TEAM LIST: ROUND ONE, 2009-2010 A1GP WORLD CUP OF MOTORSPORT AT THE NIKON SUPERGP

A1 Team Australia
A1 Team Brazil
A1 Team China
A1 Team France
A1 Team Germany
A1 Team Great Britain
A1 Team India
A1 Team Indonesia
A1 Team Ireland
A1 Team Italy
A1 Team Mexico
A1 Team Monaco
A1 Team Netherlands
A1 Team New Zealand
A1 Team Pakistan
A1 Team Portugal
A1 Team South Africa
A1 Team Switzerland
A1 Team USA

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