Brands Hatch: Vitantonio Liuzzi Sunday notes

Vitantonio Liuzzi ends improving A1GP weekend Race 1 - 10th / Race 2 - 9th This season's A1GP adventure of Vitantonio Liuzzi ended on Sunday at Brands Hatch with an overall improving pace that eventually helped him to land 2 points at the end...

Vitantonio Liuzzi ends improving A1GP weekend

Race 1 - 10th / Race 2 - 9th

This season's A1GP adventure of Vitantonio Liuzzi ended on Sunday at Brands Hatch with an overall improving pace that eventually helped him to land 2 points at the end of Race 2. The driver from Abruzzo, Italy, currently part of the Force India Formula 1 team, faced two difficult comeback races. In the Sprint heat, he made his way back to the top-10 despite the few laps available, thanks to a great start, a fast pit-stop and a good overall pace. On the 49-lap Race 2, he reclaimed even more spots at takeoff, before suffering from understeer problems that increased his gap from the cars in front. He made a couple of further steps, ending up in 9 th.

Vitantonio Liuzzi Team Italy

"We knew that, on a track like Brands Hatch with no big passing areas, it would have been tough to recover. We found a solution to yesterday's problems, but it definitely came too late to aim at a top spot. We worked on the braking system and radically changed the set-up with positive results. I made good starts in both races. The first and shorter one was more concentrated, we came back as we could, moving on at the start, in the pit-stop window and on-track too. Race 2 has been pretty unchanging. I passed many cars again at takeoff, then I just kept my position due to the wide margins between me and the other cars around. The balance of this experience is good though. The

-credit: vl

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Series A1GP
Drivers Vitantonio Liuzzi
Teams Force India