Teething Problems and Volcanic Clouds for Luciano Bacheta
"Spent a lot of time in practice running in and doing checks with the team on the new car. The car is brand spanking new and drives like so, it’s going to take some running in before its driving smooth."
"As we expected there were a few teething problems with the car, which wasn’t helped by arriving so late last night due to the volcanic cloud problems, who could have ever predicted that! My race engineer didn’t get to work on the car before running today, and as is normal with a new racing car, a few things will always crop up."
"Despite the teething problems we showed pretty good speed and potential, I ended the day 8 tenths off the fastest but the team and I feel really positive. We are working to resolve today’s hiccups, and as a team we are very confident of a strong weekend! I’m really looking forward to tomorrows racing and the new challenges Saturday will bring… "
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