Hungaroring: Adam Carroll race one report

VICTORY FOR ADAM CARROLL GP2: HUNGARORING, BUDAPEST Great Britain's Adam Carroll scored his second victory in GP2 this season taking the feature race in tremendous style. It was great team work from the 24 year old and FMS International. Adam...

VICTORY FOR ADAM CARROLL GP2: HUNGARORING, BUDAPEST

Great Britain's Adam Carroll scored his second victory in GP2 this season taking the feature race in tremendous style. It was great team work from the 24 year old and FMS International.

Adam only rejoined the championship at the half way point in France but already he has shown what he can do as he charges his way up the championship table. Adam worked his way through the field passing Pastor Maldonado and as others came into pit, Adam took the opportunity of a clear road ahead and lead from lap ten. A massive crash for Luca Filippi caused the safety car to be deployed.

Adam and took advantage of the situation and immediately darted into the pits. An excellent and spontaneous stop by FMS International saw Adam just coming out in front of the rest of the pack. Hard driving meant he kept the stalkers at bay and went on to record his second victory of the season and his fifth GP2 victory overall.

"Today has been absolutely brilliant. I was sixth at the start but I couldn't do much because the balance wasn't quite there on the first set of tyres and I was struggling a bit. I just knew I had to stay consistent and make no mistakes. Then the team called the pitstop which was right on the money. The boys changed four tyres in six seconds which was a fantastic job and after that the balance was better," said the driver from Portadown in Northern Ireland who won his home event at Silverstone last month in front of a record F1 crowd.

"It was quite painful to see how many laps I had left but I just pushed as hard as I could for the rest of the race - I couldn't push anymore - and I didn't make any mistakes. It was close with Nakajima a few times, but I just kept a consistent pace and brought it home. We've won two races now, and we are working very hard. We need to find consistency to run at the front for the rest of the year."

-credit: adam-carroll.com

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Series FIA F2
Drivers Adam Carroll , Pastor Maldonado , Luca Filippi