Berger looking forward to Brazil

BMW Williams are heading for Brazil with confidence after their 1-2 in Malaysia which put them at the top of the Constructors' standings ahead of Ferrari and McLaren. BMW motorsport director Gerhard Berger thinks the Interlagos circuit will be...

BMW Williams are heading for Brazil with confidence after their 1-2 in Malaysia which put them at the top of the Constructors' standings ahead of Ferrari and McLaren. BMW motorsport director Gerhard Berger thinks the Interlagos circuit will be well suited to the engines.

"After the one-two victory in Malaysia we are very much looking forward to Brazil," he said. "The Interlagos circuit layout suits our engine quite well; two straights, especially the uphill start/finish section, require engine power. The track has a lot of bumps that we have coped with quite well in the past."

"The Malaysian GP has shown that high temperatures also suit our Michelin tyres, and also our BMW engine did cope with this demanding requirement as well. We expect high temperatures in Brazil as well, even though there is always a chance of rain."

"In 2001, we performed strongly in qualifying, with Ralf on the front row for the first time. And we performed well in the race too. Juan was leading for half the race distance, but both drivers got involved in accidents. However, we have the potential to reach the podium in Interlagos, so hopefully we have a little more luck this year."

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Gerhard Berger
Teams Ferrari , McLaren , Williams