MARTIN BRUNDLE BACK BEHIND THE WHEEL OF A RACING CAR

Posted on 12. Mar, 2012 by in Nissan Canada

03.12.2012

, CASTELLET, France

MARTIN BRUNDLE BACK BEHIND THE WHEEL OF A RACING CAR

Martin Brundle done his lapse to sportscar racing during Paul Ricard on Saturday when he got behind a circle of a Greaves Motorsport Zytek-Nissan during a central pre-season exam for a European Le Mans Series.

The exam began on Friday with Greaves’ ELMS patrol of Nissan’s GT Academy graduate, Lucas Ordonez, Alex Brundle and Tom Kimber-Smith on pushing duty. Martin assimilated a exam on Saturday after a late night in London rising Sky’s new F1 channel.

With a Le Mans 24 Hours now usually 3 months divided and a F1 deteriorate about to start, Martin was penetrating to get out on lane to squeeze as most chair time as probable in a automobile that he will competition during Le Mans.

“It was good to get my initial knowledge of a LMP2 car, that is most some-more flexible than a sportscars we remember!” pronounced Martin. “They’re effectively far-reaching single-seaters now. The exam went good and we was gratified to see that Alex and Lucas were quick and we was means to set a plain path time and we managed to get a good 25 laps in. Considering a automobile came true from being built during a bureau to a racetrack it was good to have such a good run.

“We got by all a aero contrast we indispensable to do and managed to try out some opposite tyres,” he continued. “There’s a technique to creation these cars work and that is what Alex and Lucas can learn me. we was within a second of a quickest time yet so I’m happy with what we achieved today. We had ideal conditions – a bluest sky we can suppose – and a group is on tip of all so it was a really certain test.”

The competition is now on for Martin to get some some-more chair time before a Le Mans exam in early June. Lucas and Alex will have copiousness of time to use as they have dual six-hour ELMS races to contest in before then.

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