Ronaldo to own team in A-1 GP

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:50 IST

Soccer star Ronaldo will own the Brazilian franchise in a new international auto racing series, the A-1 Grand Prix, the series chairman announced.

Mexico City:

Soccer star Ronaldo will own the Brazilian franchise in a new international auto racing series, the A-1 Grand Prix, the series chairman announced. Sheikh Maktoum Hasher, a member of Dubai's ruling family, announced the deal with Ronaldo during a presentation of the A-1 car in Mexico at the launch of the new team. The A-1 Grand Prix is meant to pit teams from 25 nations against one another in a series of races around the world from September to April. The teams will drive identical, open-wheel, 550-horsepower cars built by Lola and powered by a Zytec engine. (AP)

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