Néstor Girolami, Esteban Gurrieri and Yann Ehrlacher attended the put up-Accelerate 1 virtual press conference.
Press Convention Room, Autodrom Most, October 10, 2021
Néstor Girolami (ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport), first place
Esteban Gurrieri (ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport), 2nd place
Yann Ehrlacher (Cyan Racing Lynk & Co), third place
Bebu, what a lag. However that wasn’t easy, became once it?
It wasn’t. I became once truly disquieted sooner than the originate up, in entrance of me T1 is in most cases tight and I knew that someone can overshoot with out effort from the within line on story of it’s very soiled, so I became once already downshifting to first gear so that became once the predominant to dangle a glance at to reach attend from that hit, on story of I went flat out to dangle a glance at to get well and obtain it happen for T2 and it labored. However the crucial element is that we were working thoroughly in terms of how significant grip became once on hand before the total lot up on story of it became once entirely varied as sooner than and additionally in the begins earlier the build we dangle practice. So the engineers did prognosis and it labored, so thanks to them. After which all thru the lag we tried to preserve conserving the tyres. I bought in files that Attila bought a puncture and that became once in the middle of the lag and there were restful 5 or six laps left. I attempted to no longer complicate Esteban with soiled air so I made a spot every time the engineers requested me, nonetheless at the cease I whisper we managed thoroughly. So congratulations ALL-INKL.COM, your entire team, your entire crew, my crew especially. They are truly laborious workers and so they deserve it, and additionally for Honda it’s a extraordinarily tremendous 1-2, so congratulations Esteban. I neglected this feeling to acquire a 1-2 so thank you to the team. And congratulations to Yann on your P3.
It appeared as if it would possibly perchance perchance maybe well even be managed reasonably well between the 2 of you.
Yeah. Every time he wanted me to be faster I whisper I replied thoroughly to dangle a glance at to acquire that gap and no longer obtain his car below the soiled air, so here’s the system that we work and at this stage we will not fight. We needed to be easy and we did it as of late.
It is best to have moved as a lot as P5 in the standings, 28 capabilities in the attend of Yann. And Esteban, congratulations too. You went from P9 to P2 in the lag. What a originate up, you in point of fact capitalised on that drama.
Thank you very significant. Smartly I in point of fact deserve to claim it became once a truly very long time with out a podium, so that you just guys in the attend of the digicam, you’re all having a glance older from my closing podium! Potentially me besides, yeah? I’m simply joking, nonetheless in the cease it became once an actual lag. A precise originate up. Like Néstor says it became once a extraordinarily unique asphalt we were starting on and we had to reveal up with the throttle and the mapping to acquire the appropriate out of it. I did a extraordinarily precise originate up, I bought alongside Yann and I whisper that became once an actual switch on story of then… In actuality my technique became once to head all thru the skin since yesterday, nonetheless something suggested me in my guts that I wanted to lift on the within as I became once drawing advance T1, which I did and it paid off. When everyone crashed in entrance I observed a spot at the most predominant nook and I accelerated mercurial to dangle a glance at to do positions and it happened, so that became once huge. I sat in the attend of Néstor and we did a extraordinarily precise technique. I’m so delighted on story of obviously it is no longer easy to overtake, we are all very shut to every varied in the speed.
You did a extraordinarily precise job of keeping Yann off
Yeah, Yann became once faster in the most predominant sector. In actuality we discussed sooner than he tried to acquire a switch from T1 to T2 nonetheless he truly hit me in the attend so I selection of stumbled on his likely trick, so after that I started closing the door extra. I comprehend it wasn’t on honest nonetheless in the cease I became once simply extra conscious to preserve that P2 and it labored. After which our precise sector became once the closing one, so I would possibly perchance maybe well preserve the gap, so very delighted for that.
Presumably the music lended itself to that, on condition that there are such diverse corners and few alternatives for the tow, I whisper?
Yeah, exactly. The entirely tow you obtain is in the straight and as I whisper, Yann became once presumably supreme placed to dangle a glance at at the chicane which is the entirely place you would strive a switch. After which after that obviously intellectual air in entrance of you being too shut to a car in entrance helps which is why I became once searching for to let Néstor obtain a spot, for him to push and for me to acquire a ways. So then Yann, if he wanted to acquire a switch all thru the esses he would possibly perchance maybe well be in the attend of me which is soiled air obviously and he would obtain extra understeer. It became once an actual lag, I had to reveal up it quite significant I had Néstor in entrance and Yann in the attend of. However it indubitably paid off and I’m truly delighted for that.
Yann, an incredible truth is that the closing time you didn’t score became once October 27 2019. You are fixed…
Sure, thank you. To begin with, congrats to the 2 gents subsequent to me. They did a limiteless lag. It became once truly intense. We knew before the total lot up having such an actual chicane to originate up with, and with a limiteless-stable field as we have in WTCR, it would had been no longer easy to enact – and it became once truly the case. I simply managed to preserve far from the crashes and stuff. After which the recede became once no longer harmful, following a car and being in the soiled air from Esteban. And you know he’s entering the frequent driver membership, so I must restful be quite extra centered when I must obtain a trick! As he acknowledged I attempted, nonetheless I selection of failed on story of I touched him a puny bit bit so he knew I went for T2 so he lined it. I simply had no likelihood to head for it. So well accomplished to him for his defence. Then at some level I didn’t must dangle too significant ache on story of P3 starting P7 is already an actual result, even if as you whisper we are leading the championship. However we are restful to this level far from the cease that I restful must experience the races and dangle the max out of it. I must obtain races and stuff, and then I will glance concerning the championship.