Yvan Muller, Norbert Michelisz and Kevin Ceccon attended the Traipse 1 press convention at WTCR Traipse of Macau. A transcript follows.
FIA WTCR Traipse of Macau
WTCR – FIA World Touring Automobile Cup presented by OSCARO 2019
Rounds 25, 26 and 27 of 30, Circuito da Guia, 14-17 November
Media Centre, Circuito da Guia, 16 November
Yvan Muller, Cyan Racing Lynk & Co, first location
Norbert Michelisz, BRC Hyundai N Squadra Corse, 2nd location
Kevin Ceccon, Group of workers Mulsanne, third location
Yvan, third fetch for you this season and a dominant fetch from the DHL Pole Voice. Level to your speed please.
Yeah, something can happen at Macau and the most tantalizing thing is to qualify effectively, then enact a first rate birth and a first rate first lap. Then you definately would possibly need to support an eye on to switch quickly but no longer enact any mistake, in particular with someone delight in Norbi in your support, which is quickly and stable. I proper saved the gap of what I desired to be the leader without taking too basic chance, because on this music even whenever you don’t decide the danger that it is seemingly you’ll break.
Yvan, as the speed was drawing to a end Norbi was ethical unhurried you. What was the force delight in?
There would possibly be continually force. Even whenever you is seemingly to be in your fetch there would possibly be force at Macau, but in particular whenever it is seemingly you’ll presumably desire a quickly boy delight in Norbi! All once more there would possibly be two races in a single speed. One, it is seemingly you’ll presumably need to push exhausting and no longer fetch any errors, after which it is seemingly you’ll presumably need to retain the vehicle unhurried you unhurried you! I concentrate on that lady is no longer drawn to what we’re pronouncing… hi there! Thanks.
Norbi, Yvan mentioned the force you save on him. Nonetheless for you 2nd place affords you an 18-level lead on the #RoadToMalaysia. How essential is that?
Yeah, first of all there are aloof five races to switch. You saw that in Qualifying 2. We had been a bit heart-broken the day long previous by. I desired to determine maximum points at present. This is why I if truth be told tried exhausting, in particular in the starting up to soar Yvan. Nonetheless in the starting up, on the well-known lap and your total methodology he did a in point of fact most tantalizing job, so congrats to him. I if truth be told tried my most tantalizing and he was pretty stable in sector 2. I was stronger within the final and first sector so I was continually closing the gap below braking for Turn 3, but then he had a bonus in contrast to me. Anyway, particulars. I concentrate on the following day would possibly be a titillating day for us. Love I acknowledged, if it’s 18 points, 30 points or five points it doesn’t if truth be told subject so basic ethical now. For me the most tantalizing thing is to contain two natty races the following day and grab some points.
Kevin, support on the rostrum after a if truth be told ideally obliging pressure. How as that which which that it is seemingly you’ll place confidence in?
It’s been a first rate speed because the team deserves this podium plenty. After Suzuka they had been a bit down with the incentive because we grabbed a huge podium starting up from P7, then I purchased penalised. So I’m if truth be told contented for them because to save the Alfa Romeo Giulietta on the rostrum in Macau was something we weren’t ready for and I concentrate on it’s a huge consequence for everyone tantalizing with this mission.
Kevin, can even you proper summarise that final lap?
I was very end to Andy [Priaulx] on the hairpin and I tried to exit from the hairpin as end as I will even to him. In the 2nd final nook I exited if truth be told quickly, I went to the outside and I didn’t look Andy from now on so I don’t know what came about, honestly. I proper tried to fetch as end as which which that it is seemingly you’ll place confidence in within the final nook to attack him because I will even look I was basic quicker within the final sector.