“ Brand: Hornby „
"A1 Grand Prix is more than just another motorsport phenomenon; it's an entirely new sport - The World Cup of Motorsport. Pitting driver against driver and country against country for the first time, A1 Grand Prix brings together 22 nations representing 80 percent of the world's populations to compete on a level playing field. Each meeting features two events - a sprint race and a longer feature race. The series launched in 2005, with all cars using Lola chassis powered by a light but very powerful 3.4 litre V8 Zytek engine. For the 2008/09 season Ferrari will be providing the engines for the series. Team France won the inaugural 2005/06 A1GP season with a remarkable 13 race wins. Four different drivers represented the Team in the 2007/08 series finishing 4th after a late charge from Team Great Britain at Brands Hatch. THE SCALEXTRIC MODEL The model features a strong front nose wing assembly and integral rear wing. The cars are detailed but robust. The car features Magnatraction(tm), easy change pick-ups and a light weight body for high performance racing."