Swizerland takes A1GP 2007/08 title

A1 Team Switzerland has won the 2007/08 A1GP World Cup of Motorsport title.Switzerland clinched the championship by finishing fourth in the Sprint race at Brands Hatch yesterday.A1 Team New Zealand, the only team that could have overtaken Switzerland in the title standings, needed to finish at least second in the race to have a chance of keeping the title-race alive to the final race of the season this afternoon. However, Jonny Reid could only finish eighth.

‘It’s absolutely outstanding,' said A1 Team Switzerland seat holder Max Welti. 'It’s such a great feeling – you just cannot believe it! To represent Switzerland all over the globe and to actually do it is fantastic. We’re writing a page in the history books. Neel came on the radio after he crossed the line to thank the team – he knows that to win the world championship is not only his achievement, but everybody in the team as well.’