Formula Renault Eurocup Monza race 1 - driver quotes

Formula Renault Eurocup Monza race 1 - driver quotes

21.04.2018: Race 1 - Yifei Ye (Josef Kaufmann Racing): “It is brilliant to become the first Chinese driver to win in the Formula Renault Eurocup. It is not easy for us to try to make a career in Europe, so this is a good achievement.

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Yifei Ye (Josef Kaufmann Racing): “
It is brilliant to become the first Chinese driver to win in the Formula Renault Eurocup. It is not easy for us to try to make a career in Europe, so this is a good achievement.




This morning, we put in a superb qualifying session. I really tried to focus on my final lap, which was going to count the most. Then, I just had to avoid making mistakes and stay ahead. Despite my good start, Christian was close, but I was able to manage my tyres to keep control of the race.”




Christian Lundgaard (MP Motorsport)
: “It is hard to say what happened at the first corner. Max and I were very close and unfortunately we made contact. It’s all the more unfortunate that we are both members of the Renault Sport Academy.



After that, Yifei was very fast and it was hard to keep up even though the leading trio remained close together. I hope to do better tomorrow and that begins with a better qualifying session to challenge Yifei.”





Lorenzo Colombo (JD Motorsport):
“Since the rookie tests last October, we have done an excellent job with JD Motorsport. This podium at my home track is the best way to demonstrate our ambitions for this season. I posted the best time in my qualifying group, but had to start sixth due to my mistake at Circuit Paul Ricard.



Even before the first corner, I had moved up to fourth place before overtaking Richard Verschoor on the outside. I think third place is the best result we could have done today. As Christian Lundgaard was under investigation, I didn’t take any unnecessary risks.”






Provisional general classification*


Drivers    Points


1. Yifei Ye (Josef Kaufmann Racing)    58
2. Max Fewtrell (R-ace GP)    43
3. Christian Lundgaard (MP Motorsport)    43
4. Logan Sargeant (R-ace GP)    29
5. Lorenzo Colombo (JD Motorsport)    27
...    ...

*Results subject to confirmation following technical and sporting verifications.

 



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