NA: David Ostella Mid-Ohio preview

With just one off weekend since the Canadian Grand Prix the Formula BMW Americas Championship heads to its third event this weekend as teams and drivers tackle the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Races five and six are set to run,...

With just one off weekend since the Canadian Grand Prix the Formula BMW Americas Championship heads to its third event this weekend as teams and drivers tackle the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Races five and six are set to run, and as always 16-year-old David Ostella is set for the learning curve to continue.

"Going into this weekend I am thinking about everything," he said as he prepared to depart for Mid-Ohio. "Montreal was a great experience with only one practice and one qualifying session, as it helped me learn to be fast right out of the box. Going into this weekend I want to be fast right out of the pits and I can't wait to prove that the podium in Montreal was me and not the result of an illegal wing angle!"

In preparing for his first trip to the famed road course, Ostella has called upon two of the most valuable resources an up-and-coming driver can have: technology and friends. "I have been practising on the simulator to know where the track goes, and I heard a lot from Daniel Morad about Mid- Ohio," he said Wednesday. "He told me it's a great layout with lots of elevation changes and that's something I like. Once again I just can't wait to get started!"

The Formula BMW Americas Championship is racing in support of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series in Ohio. After a pair of practice sessions Friday, competitors will have their first qualifying session late Friday afternoon and the second early Saturday morning. Sunday then brings round five of the championship in the morning and round six to close the event.

-credit: www.davidostella.com

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Series Formula BMW
Drivers Daniel Morad , David Ostella