Quotes from the TCR Race 1 Sepang podium finishers

Quotes from the TCR Race 1 Sepang podium finishers

30.09.2016: TCR International Series Rounds 19 & 20 – Sepang – 29 September / 1 October 2016 Friday, September 30th 2016

 TCR International Series
Rounds 19 & 20 – Sepang – 29 September / 1 October 2016
Friday, September 30th 2016



 
Roberto Colciago (winner):
“I am really happy for everyone at Target Competition, for Giancarlo Bruno my engineer and the mechanics who gave me such a good car.


 I have to say it was a really great battle with Comini, so thanks to him for fighting so fairly. I know him well, so I know how much the win would have meant to him.


It was the first time I made a start with the five lights system, so I was on the throttle too much and I touched Grachev just after the start.


The thing is, I am a little bit old these days and so I have to fight at the start of the race, not the end!”
 


Stefano Comini (second): “I loved the fight with Roberto – he is an old-style driver inside and out, while I am just an old-style driver inside! I wanted to create a gap to the guys behind because I wanted to score as many points as possible ahead of the Macau races.


 Roberto left me a big space to pass, but I went wide at the next corner and he overtook me again as I didn’t want to risk making contact with him.


I know his driving style from YouTube and I have a lot of respect for him, so I’m really delighted to have had such a good fight with him.”
 



James Nash (third):
“I had a few problems with my brakes during the race and so it was tough going. If I’m honest, I didn’t think going from eighth to third was possible as I had a lot of good guys around me, so I had to make a few brave moves.


Oriola had a few contacts during the race, which made life easier for me. We had a discussion in Qualifying about whether I should go out again or to stay where I was and the strategy worked well.”
 


Kevin Tse (winner of TCR Asia):
“This was a fantastic result for me and for the team, so thanks to them. Luckily, I just avoided an accident in front of me, then the safety car came out and we were all grouped together but I managed to hold on to win.


 I know Andy (Yan) was concentrating on the title, so nothing will be decided until the final round in Macau.”
 
 

 

- Fabio Ravaioli, photo TCR

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