A1GP review: Happy days for Adam Carroll
He's gone from cult favourite to A1GP champ with Ireland, and buddied up with The Fonz. Is F1 beckoning now?
He's done the hard yards, won the requisite sub-grand-prix-level title in A1GP's World Cup of Motorsport, and earned adulation with some standout race performances. He's given sensible return on his backers' investment. As well as all that, Adam Carroll has risen to something approaching national-hero status. And that's before his new pal The Fonz comes into the equation.
Since wrapping up the A1GP title at Brands Hatch last month, Carroll has been a fixture in the Irish mainstream media circuit. All that was missing, apart from his signature on a Formula 1 team's contract of course, was a celebrity endorsement that sets him apart from the Giorgio Pantanos, Romain Grosjeans and Neel Janis of this world. And who else can say they've got the backing of the coolest character of the immensely popular '50s-inspired US sitcom Happy Days?
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