Toyota Gazoo Racing drivers quotes ahead of 6 Hours of Silverstone

Toyota Gazoo Racing drivers quotes ahead of 6 Hours of Silverstone

13.08.2018: FIA WEC 2018 6 Hours of Silverstone Mike Conway (TS050 HYBRID #7): I cant wait to get back racing to be honest. It was a nice break after Le Mans but Im ready to go now. Its a bit different racing at home because I have some friends and

 

FIA WEC 2018
6 Hours of Silverstone




Mike Conway (TS050 HYBRID #7):
“I can’t wait to get back racing to be honest. It was a nice break after Le Mans but I’m ready to go now. It’s a bit different racing at home because I have some friends and family coming to watch me race which is nice as there are not many chances for them.


Also the fans at Silverstone are great so it’s a good atmosphere. The target for Silverstone is of course another one-two victory, and I hope the #7 will be on top. Competition will be tougher after the EoT adjustments but hopefully we still have an edge.”
 



Kamui Kobayashi (TS050 HYBRID #7)
: “I enjoy racing at Silverstone, which is a fast, fun circuit, so I am looking forward to this weekend. Our car is very strong, as we have seen at Spa and Le Mans, so we should have a good chance.


I hope the #7 car can win its first race of the season and our whole car crew will be pushing for that. But the most important thing is that we get a strong result for the team and I’m confident we can do that.”
 





José María López (TS050 HYBRID #7):
“I am really looking forward to going to Silverstone again, especially because I already know this circuit with our TS050 HYBRID, unlike last season. I hope to achieve a good result and it would be ideal to finally get a win with Mike and Kamui.




We have been so close since the beginning of last season, including Silverstone last year when we were leading, but I know if we keep working hard we will have the chance. The main target is to have a good weekend for the team.”
 





Sébastien Buemi (TS050 HYBRID #8)
: “It has been a long break so I can’t wait to be back in the car with Kazuki and Fernando. It’s going to be a challenge; we know Silverstone is never an easy track for the hybrid systems because we don’t have a lot of heavy braking, plus there has been an EoT adjustment.


It’s going to be a challenge and I’m looking forward to the fight. It will also be a pleasure to be there in August after years of visiting in April when it’s pretty cold, so I have high hopes for the weather.”
 





Kazuki Nakajima (TS050 HYBRID #8):
“It’s been an amazing few weeks since winning Le Mans. Thanks so much to everyone who has sent congratulations and nice messages. Of course, we’re all still on a high but now we switch our focus to Silverstone and delivering another strong performance.


 It will be interesting to see how the track character has changed after the resurfacing, plus we have our high-downforce package again. So we will have some busy practice sessions to get prepared.”
 



Fernando Alonso (TS050 HYBRID #8):
“I am looking forward to getting back behind the wheel of a TS050 HYBRID again after a few weeks away. Of course, I have been pretty busy and I know the team has too, preparing for the challenge at Silverstone.



Unlike Le Mans, this is a track I know really well and I have already experienced the new track surface, so I hope that can help the team to get a head start. So far the WEC season has been perfect so I want to keep that going this weekend.”
 



Alastair Moffitt, Stephan Lesuisse - photos TGR

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