1. Adam Carroll (Team Ireland)
He recovered from a nightmare opening round to deliver the title in style at Brands Hatch. He was quick in qualifying and consistent in the races: pretty much the perfect season.
2. Neel Jani (Team Switzerland)
Missed pre-season testing, but it didn't take him long to rediscover his winning touch and he was a match for Carroll in almost every area. Strangely subdued in the Brands finale, though.
3. Robert Doornbos (Team Netherlands)
Doornbos only did three rounds but he qualified on the front row for five of his six races. He was sensational in Portugal and looked set for a double win - and a title shot - until the car died.
4. Filipe Albuquerque (Team Portugal)
He barely put a foot wrong all season, but when he needed to find another level in the scrap for the title he was found wanting for that final tenth against Carroll and Jani.
5. Jeroen Bleekemolen (Team Netherlands)
Arguably the most versatile racing driver in the world. Bleekemolen was brilliant at Kyalami and a front runner everywhere else. His below-par Malaysia outing was his only black mark.
6. Loic Duval (Team France)
Super GT commitments in Japan limited him to three appearances, during which he bagged a win, a second and a third. The Team France car never looked as good when he wasn't in it.
7. Fairuz Fauzy (Team Malaysia)
He started season in brilliant fashion with a win at a sodden Zandvoort. Fauzy never scaled those heights again, but started on front row at Kyalami and was third in Portugal.
8. Earl Bamber (Team New Zealand)
Highly-rated by team and repaid its faith with three podiums - then the accidents set in. While his potential is undeniable, he is clearly not yet the finished product.
9. Daniel Morad (Team Lebanon)
With the top team (the ex-Germany boys), he finally broke Lebanon's points duck. He was often contender in practice, but things always seemed to go wrong when it mattered.
10. Clivio Piccione (Team Monaco)
A solid entry into A1GP for the ex-GP2 race winner. A pole and podium in South Africa showed his potential, but there were too many incidents. Still, a potential race winner on his day.