Ocean ready for Spa!
After a month's break for the usual August holiday period, Ocean Racing Technology is now preparing to enter the final straight of the GP2 championship with three rounds remaining, a total of six races.
On the 1st and 2nd of September the next round of the series will take place at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium with drivers Nigel Melker and Victor Guerin more than prepared to face the upcoming weekend of competition.
The team is very confident heading into this round because it was here that they achieved their first pole position, their first win and their first fastest lap. It's a track where the car is very competitive, and everyone hopes that Nigel and Victor able to prove this again.
Melker has been extremely competitive in the second half of the Championship and hopes to finally finish a race on the podium: "The Spa circuit is my favourite and I look forward to returning to competition and to be able to take 'Eau Rouge' in a GP2 car. I am sure we can do a good job and find the ideal set-up for this demanding circuit as well as amassing more points," he said.
After making his debut in the championship this year, Victor Guerin has already raced on several circuits that were unknown to him, however, Spa Francorchamps is not one of them and the Brazilian driver is quite optimistic: "Ever since the start of the championship we have done a good job. If we can put all our strengths together in one race I think we will be successful. I'm very confident of this, not only because I love and know this track well, but also because the team, even over the holidays, has worked hard," he said enthusiastically.
Both races will be broadcasted live on Sky, Saturday's at 15.35 and Sunday at 10.25am.
Source: Ocean Racing Technology