Pepe Oriola is ready for the meeting of Thailand of the TCR

Pepe Oriola is ready for the meeting of Thailand of the TCR

25.08.2016: ... despite his recent injury in the right foot The Spanish driver received a medical discharge and may compete in Buriram’s

... despite his recent injury in the right foot

The Spanish driver received a medical discharge and may compete in Buriram’s circuit this weekend, despite he still feels pain in his foot

Pepe Oriola comes back to work this weekend at the International Circuit of Chang in Thailand, but he will race with an injury in his right foot.

There are only four meetings left to close the season of the TCR International Series and the Spanish driver is fighting for the title. He is in the second position with 167 points, only 1 point behind the provisional leader Stefano Comini.

Oriola returns into a circuit, where he achieved a double podium last year, because he won the first race and finished 3rd in the second one. Now, the Spanish driver arrives 'touched'. Although he has received a medical discharge, he hopes to do it well in the Thai track, despite the pain he still feels in his right foot.

"I will do everything possible to get a positive result in Buriram. Last year I was the fastest driver in this track. Now I got injured in my foot by the fall of a weight while I was training for the Thai races.

Despite I have received a medical discharge and I can accelerate, I still feeling an intense pain in my foot”,  said Pepe Oriola, who will try to achieve a good result this weekend.

"The championship is very competitive but my goal is to score points in both races of Thailand to maintain my options for the title of the TCR, even with my injured foot”, added Pepe Oriola.

Meeting of Buriram (Thailand)

Saturday 27th August

11.00h        Free Practice 1
13:00h        Free Practice 2
15:30h        Qualifying

Sunday 28th August

12.35h        Race 1 (14 laps)
14.05h        Race 2 (14 laps)

Mònica Escolà- also photo


25.08.2016 / MaP

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