As A1GP Season Five Venue
London, Great Britain. The Prime Minister of
the Netherlands, Jan Peter Balkenende, has today
announced A1GP World Cup of Motorsport will race
in his country for the fourth time in Season Five.
However, it will be new territory for the series
when it visits the Assen track on 14-16 May 2010.
A1GP has one of its largest and most enthusiastic
fan bases in the Netherlands, and is now going
to a track famous for its enormous crowds when
the biking fraternity visits. To date the series
has had its first race of the season there at
the Zandvoort track in 2006/07, 2007/08 and 2008/09,
when tens of thousands of orange clad fans have
cheered on A1 Team Netherlands that has one of
the country’s most successful racing drivers,
Jan Lammers, as its Seat Holder.
From the Assen circuit, Prime Minister of the
Netherlands, Jan Peter Balkenende, today commented:
“It is wonderful news that A1GP has signed
a multi-year deal to race at the TT Circuit Assen.
It’s a great opportunity to build on this
year after year because of the multi-year deal.
It’s an enormous boost for this region of
Holland so is very important and will provide
real opportunities .....more