Frédéric Vervisch  Uitstekende derde plaats in Mosport!

Frédéric Vervisch Uitstekende derde plaats in Mosport!

02.09.2009: De derde plaats op het podium was de prima afsluiter van Frédéric Vervisch's weekend in het Canadese Mosport, waar de Formula Atlantic voor de tiende race van het kampioenschap zijn tenten opsloeg. Voor dit weekend

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De derde plaats op het podium was de prima afsluiter van Frédéric Vervisch's weekend in het Canadese Mosport, waar de Formula Atlantic voor de tiende race van het kampioenschap zijn tenten opsloeg. Voor dit weekend kreeg Frédéric er de door Red Bull-gesteunde Robert Wickens als teamgenoot bij. Wickens, momenteel tweede in het FIA Formule 2-kampioenschap, werd in 2007 nog derde in de eindstand van de Atlantic en kent de wagen en de circuits dus door en door. Toch was Frédéric het hele weekend sneller dan Wickens.

Uiteindelijk bleef Fred gespaard van technische problemen en kon hij eindelijk weer voluit rijden. In de oefensessies liet Vervisch prompt de snelste chrono noteren. Een prestatie die hij door onderstuur niet kon herhalen in de kwalificatie, maar hij reed alsnog een derde chrono op de klokken.

En naar goede gewoonte nam Fred een heel goede start en ging meteen aan de leider in het kampioenschap, Simona De Silvestro voorbij. Enkel poleman Summerton kon Frédéric niet meer passeren, maar volgde in de eerste ronden heel goed. Nadien verloor Fred terrein door onderstuur en moest de sterk opzittende John Edwards laten passeren om als derde te finishen.

Frédéric Vervisch:
"Eindelijk waren we nog eens bij de snelleren en dat was opnieuw een aangenaam gevoel. De wagen was veel beter dan voorheen en ik was in staat om de duels met Simona in mijn voordeel te beslechten. Jammer dat ze er in de tweede bocht zwaar afging, maar gelukkig bleef ze ongedeerd. Ik dank al mijn sponsors en het team voor dit goede resultaat. Nu moeten we onze goede vorm meenemen naar de laatste twee wedstrijden!"


-Fred Vervisch press -  photo ChampCar

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02.09.2009 / MaP

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