Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Rice tests A1 GP

Prior to last weekend’s Belle Isle Indy Car race. 2004 Indianapolis 500 winner Buddy Rice flew to Silverstone to take part in the A1 GP pre-season test.

Rice tested alongside last years final Team USA driver Jonathan Summerton while A1 GP teams prepared for the season opener. As A1 GP kicks off its 2007-08 season at Zanport in Belgium over the weekend of September 28-30.

Rice ran Team USA sponsorship this May at the Speedway and has become acquainted with team owner Rick Weidinger. Interestingly this year Weidinger will take over running the team himself instead of hiring a third party to run the organization as in the previous two years.

Buddy managed a best time of 10th fastest before having to jet back to the Motor City…