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Hispania preview the Singapore GP

Tuesday 21-September-2010 07:17

Bruno Senna expects the Singapore GP to be very challenging on a bumpy circuit while Sakon Yamamoto is ready for the hot and humid conditions.

Sakon Yamamoto: "It is my first race in Singapore and I am very excited to go there. I haven't ever driven on this track, but I know the special night atmosphere from when I was there in 2008 as a test driver. As it is a street circuit, we might need high downforce for a good traction on the car. It is going to be a tough race for the car and physically demanding for the drivers as it is usually hot and humid in Singapore. We are confident for the race and we will try to do our best again."

Bruno Senna: "I am very looking forward to the Singapore Grand Prix because it is my first night race and everyone who has already been there has said that it is a great event. It seems that it is a very challenging and bumpy circuit with walls very close and many corners. The bumps and big braking areas mean that the car has to have a good stability from braking to turning into the corner. It can be a good weekend for our team and I hope to finish the race again."

Colin Kolles, Team Principal: "The Singapore Grand Prix has a very special atmosphere as it all happens at night. The 23 corners of the Marina Bay Street Circuit are mostly taken in slow speed. The drivers have to be concentrated as especially the last sector is very twisty and the barriers are close. We are looking forward to this special night race after having performed well at the European circuits. For the last five races oversea the team is highly motivated to achieve good results and to bring both cars to the finish line. On the other hand, and on behalf of the entire team, I would like to send all our support to our colleague that was hurt in the pit-stop. We know that he is supposed to go back home soon, and this is very good news for Hispania Racing, HRT F1 Team, who has been constantly aware of his progress."

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