A1 Grand Prix - live on ESPN Star Sports

New Delhi, November 18, 2005: The A1 Grand prix enters its fifth round at Sepang Malaysia with telecast reaching 119 TV stations in 119 countries across the world. In India, ESPN Star Sports will telecast live and exclusive the qualifying, sprint race and the Malaysian grand prix this weekend.

The A1 Grand Prix were awarded the Autocar Motorsport Award at a prestigious ceremony in London this week. The award recognised Sheikh Maktoum’s spectacular A1 Grand Prix series. The most exciting motorsports event of the year has moved strength to strength entertaining fans globally now enters Asia in Sepang.

The Sepang International Circuit consists of three circuits in one. The main racetrack is 5.542km with the South Track being 2.7km and the North Track 2.8km. The latter was the final one to be completed and hosted its first official race in July 2003. One of the spectacular features of the circuit is the smooth and sweeping chicane capable of being negotiated at speeds in excess of 200kph. The fastest part of the circuit is the Start/finish straight between turn 15 and turn 1. World champion F1 driver, Michael Schumacher was consulted on the design of the track in his capacity as a member of the Formula One Drivers Safety Commission.

The French team, taking the initial advantage in this world cup of motor sports, has stretched its lead to a comfortable 19 points. However with Brazil at 52 points and as much as 21 points up for grabs at every race, the French can not sit easy. Team Malaysia will look to cash in on the home advantage at Sepang after an impressive outing in Australia where they earned 9 points. The former F1 driver and local boy Alex Yoong will be hoping to transfer his experience in to a good showing with the some great support from the Malaysian crowd.

Meanwhile, A1 Team Pakistan will reward its most patriotic supporters by giving away tickets for the Grand Prix at Sepang. The first 100 fans turning up at Sepang in dark green and white clothing or waving the national flag in support of the Pakistan Team will be rewarded with free entry for themselves and a friend.

Catch the action live and exclusive on ESPN Star Sports

Schedule of A1 Grand Prix of Nations, Malaysia

Event Title
19 Nov 11:30 A1 Grand Prix, Qualifying, Malaysia (L) ESPN
20 Nov 10:30 A1 Grand Prix, Sprint Race, Malaysia (L) ESPN
20 Nov 12:00 A1 Grand Prix, Malaysia (L) ESPN

For further information, contact:

ESPN Software India Pvt. Ltd. Tel: 011-5154 4444-51

Bhaskar Majumdar, Manager - Corporate Communications. Mobile: 9811194244, Email:


Tarundeep Singh, IPAN. 9871313339, 011-52492100. Email:

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