Lotus Renault Q&A with Bruno Senna

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I am very happy to get my name on the points board


Second race, points for you today - you must be happy?


BS: I’m happy to score my first F1 points today, especially as it was only my second race for the team. Although I started 10th, it was not been an easy job to finish ninth. We suffered some bad luck in the first corner; everybody was cutting the chicane which forced me to drive on the outside, and in the process I lost all the places I had fought so hard for in qualifying.

Bruno Senna, Lotus Renault GP
Bruno Senna, Lotus Renault GP

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It must be a huge boost for you personally?


BS: It makes me very happy to know that I am able to put myself in the position of scoring points, and also to fight with the guys who have been doing this for a long time.

You couldn’t quite get past Paul Di Resta?


BS: The pace of the car was clear for all to see, but I wish the race was just one lap longer because I may have been able to pass Paul for eighth.

It is 18 years since we last saw the Senna name on the points board…


BS: I am very happy to get my name on the points board. The team chose a great strategy - they did a great job and the tyre was fast enough where I needed it to be, so I am really looking forward to Singapore.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Bruno Senna
Tags italian gp, lotus renault, monza, senna