WEC – Driver Quotes from Pre Tournament Press Conference in Shanghai
The pre tournament press convention for the 4 Hours of Shanghai became held this afternoon at the Shanghai Worldwide Circuit. 5 drivers confronted the worldwide media attending Spherical 3 of the 2019/20 FIA World Patience Championship.
LMP1: Sebastien Buemi – Toyota Gazoo Racing
“I judge this shall be the principle time where we’ll be if truth be told stopping with the LMP2. We’ll end one of the best we can. Obviously it’s a four-hour flee and issues can occur, but on pure tempo, we attach no longer own any proper hope to fight the many guys.
“We don’t earn the tyres to work of their correct window now. It’s subtle. We’ve been looking out to optimise all the pieces we can but it with out a doubt’s going to be an absolutely various discipline that we’ve had in the previous.
“Right here, I judge we’re fully out of the fight. We’re probably going to begin fourth or fifth and we’re going to strive to own a fight. Nonetheless correct now, it looks to be like esteem we obtained’t be ready to own a fight.”
LMGTE Pro: Nicki Thiim – Aston Martin Racing
“I judge it is no secret referring to the level of opponents and the drivers here on this championship are one of the best in the enterprise.
“We started the season correct and we obtained the Fuji flee so we are extra competitive with our newly developed tyres from Michelin.
“I judge on the schedule here is one of the best notice for our car and after the buy final one year I hope we may be if truth be told competitive here.”
LMP2: Nyck de Vries – Racing Crew Nederland
“Fuji became a extensive flee and weekend for us and to be correct it felt esteem we made the very no longer going occur for the reason that opponents in LMP2 is absolutely excessive with some extremely solid driver line-united statesand fleet silver drivers.
“It proved that we own a kit with TDS that scheme we can if truth be told fight for one thing and I hope we can continue our job here a Shanghai neatly and we can own the motivate of itsy-bitsy mistakes from others and continue to fight for podiums.”
LMP2: Ho-Pin Tung – Jackie Chan DC Racing
“I judge final one year became moderately particular with some conventional Shanghai instances in November but this one year it looks to be like esteem we own higher weather.
“This will doubtless moreover be correct four hours and naturally we own a a lot smaller tyre allocation in voice that shall be extra significant. The notice at the present time had very unlucky grip but what’s attention-grabbing is that the outlet between LMP1 and LMP2 is awfully small, but let’s judge about, I judge if we can end a orderly racewithout any concerns and LMP1 gain concerns sometime of the flee who knows but one among us can also cease up on the final podium even.”
LMGTE Am: Jonny Adam – TF Sport
“It is correct momentum from taking our first WEC buy at Fuji because we had near so shut with I judge on four times we performed second final season.
“The kit is correct this one year with the Vantage in the LMGTE Am class and with own some correct consistency with Salih [Yoluc] and Charlie [Eastwood] in the crew. We’re correct chipping away on the function-up at the second because the notice is barely excessive on tyre degradation, so I judge this shall be all about who has one of the best kit towards the cease of their stint.”