Lola welcomes new car challenge

British manufacturer Lola is relishing the prospect of being involved in the design of the new, more powerful A1 Grand Prix car

Lola welcomes new car challenge

A1 GP revealed to autosport.com plans to introduce an all-new car capable of delivering up to 750bhp from 2008 - 200bhp more than the current design - and are liaising with current chassis supplier Lola about a bigger car with revised aerodynamics.

"We are kept fully in touch with A1 GP's future plans and at this stage they look very exciting indeed," Lola managing director Rupert Manwaring told autosport.com.

"The first A1 GP car has proved to be exciting, safe and reliable and we as a company delivered exactly what A1 GP initially wanted. That is our business.

"As regards to the future then I am sure that our engineers will be chomping at the bit to be involved in a car with more power.

"With all the world class facilities that we have here at Lola, we would look forward to producing something very special indeed.

"I am sure the A1 GP car will keep evolving in to a very spectacular prospect and that the series will continue to be successful."

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