A little luck was missing at Nürburgring

A little luck was missing at Nürburgring

After what I experienced during the last race weekend I think we did a step forward and we were more competitive in terms of the lap times but luck wasn’t on my side this time. We planned with dry circumstances during the test sessions on Thursday but in the afternoon the rain came and it was difficult to drive the car around in that weather. On Friday we kept improving during the free practice runs but then in the afternoon on the first qualifying session I didn’t manage the put the …

I’m ready for Nürburgring

I’m ready for Nürburgring

After a more than one-month break we will finally race again on the next weekend at Nürburgring, which is not an unknown circuit for me. I don’t know yet how the weather will look like at the beginning of September but the circumstances will be the same for everyone of us. During the break I was concentrating on preparing myself for the upcoming challenges. After Imola I had some negotiation with my management and took the time for a short rest but I also did some simulator racing and physical training. I’ve …

Points scoring after struggles in Monza season opener

Points scoring after struggles in Monza season opener

You can often hear from racing drivers that a driver starts a race because he/she would like to win. Then in real life this goal and decision is sometimes overwritten by life, fate and/or the circumstances. It is especially in a sport that looks like individual but if you think about how many people should work together for a driver’s success then you can call it a team sport. When we arrived in Monza we had trust in the datas collected by the team from the past years and all of …

After testing and before races

After testing and before races

I think after the long break everyone was keen to sit back in the car and this moment finally came. We were able to do only one test session in February and then because of the COVID-19 pandemic we didn’t have the chance to test in Barcelona. The wait was really long but of course we tried to stay in a good physical and mental condition, did a lot of simulator racing, but that is not the same as when we are sitting in the car and racing on track. Two weeks …