Brazil Unveils A1 GP Team

Organisers of the new A1 Grand Prix series have confirmed that football star Ronaldo and former Formula One World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi will back the A1 Team Brazil entry

Brazil Unveils A1 GP Team

At a ceremony in Sao Paolo, both Brazilian sporting legends expressed their excitement at signing-up with the new category.

"Like soccer, A1 GP is a team sport," said Ronaldo. "In soccer, we have already won the World Cup five times and it would be wonderful to win the first motor racing world cup as well.

"The participation of Emerson who has two F1 world titles and two Indy 500 victories to his name as well as an unquestionable level of technical knowledge, is justified by our common goal to put Brazil in an atmosphere of technological innovation and high dose adrenaline."

Fittipaldi added: "The concept of A1 Grand Prix is fantastic. This category gives the edge to the driver as all the cars are identical. Brazilian fans will be able to support our Team in the same way they support the national soccer team. Our project will create the conditions for young drivers to stand out in world motorsport."

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