Netherlands still on top at Algarve

Robert Doornbos maintained his place at the head of the A1GP times in the final free practice session at the Algarve circuit this afternoon

Netherlands still on top at Algarve

The Dutchman lapped a whopping 0.7s quicker than the chasing pack, led by Team Ireland's Adam Carroll. The three main title chasers were closely-matched, with Neel Jani and Filipe Albuquerque next up for Switzerland and Portugal.

Vitantonio Liuzzi kept up his strong form on his series debut for Team Italy, ending the session fifth, just ahead of Marco Andretti in the Team USA car.

The session started wet after a brief downpour, but quickly dried out. There were a number of red flags following a series of spins, but the most damage was caused as the Team Brazil car was towed back on track across the gravel, where it dug in causing parts of the floor to be torn off in the process.

Team GB, which is running with a makeshift team this weekend, was back in 18th with Dan Clarke.

Pos Driver                 Team               Time          Gap
 1. Robert Doornbos        Netherlands        1m30.115s
 2. Adam Carroll           Ireland            1m30.839s  +0.724
 3. Neel Jani              Switzerland        1m31.135s  +1.020
 4. Filipe Albuquerque     Portugal           1m31.515s  +1.400
 5. Vitantonio Liuzzi      Italy              1m31.662s  +1.547
 6. Marco Andretti         USA                1m31.732s  +1.617
 7. Nicolas Prost          France             1m31.867s  +1.752
 8. Clivio Piccione        Monaco             1m31.984s  +1.869
 9. Earl Bamber            New Zealand        1m32.017s  +1.902
10. Andre Lotterer         Germany            1m32.133s  +2.018
11. Daniel Morad           Lebanon            1m32.186s  +2.071
12. Adrian Zaugg           South Africa       1m32.284s  +2.169
13. Fairuz Fauzy           Malaysia           1m32.350s  +2.235
14. Salvador Duran         Mexico             1m32.699s  +2.584
15. John Martin            Australia          1m32.868s  +2.753
16. Narain Karthikeyan     India              1m33.192s  +3.077
17. Felipe Guimaraes       Brazil             1m33.250s  +3.135
18. Dan Clarke             Great Britain      1m33.328s  +3.213
19. Ho-Pin Tung            China              1m33.501s  +3.386
20. Zahir Ali              Indonesia          1m33.535s  +3.420
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