French pair will both race in China

A1 Grand Prix champions France will give both their drivers a chance to race in the season finale in Shanghai

French pair will both race in China

France is the only team to have operated a strict driver rotation system in the inaugural A1 GP series, with Nicolas Lapierre and Alexandre Premat each racing one weekend and then sitting out the next.

But in China, Premat will drive in the Sprint race, with Lapierre taking over for the Feature race.

"We will try to make a fantastic final out of the race in Shanghai," said team boss Jean-Paul Driot.

"I have made the decision that our drivers, the two most talented young drivers from France, should drive one race each and share the responsibilities."

Team France has won 13 of the 20 A1 GP races held so far, and clinched the title in the last round in California.

Premat and Lapierre have been responsible for seven and six of those victories respectively.

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