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Race Diary 2016 Silverstone

Posted on Tuesday 20 September 2016
Well, what a weekend! With changeable weather forecast, the first free practice session was wet, but to be honest, wet weather does not really bother me too much. However, when checking the car over after the session was finished, No 1 Mechanic Tim Sleigh was suspicious that there was fuel or oil in the cooling system. Draining the system confirmed this, so Race Engineer Federico Turrata made the decision to fit a new engine. To give ourselves enough time for this we had to miss the second free practice session, but the car had to be ready for Qualifying, which was scheduled for 3:45 in the afternoon.I've got to hand it to the team, fitting a new engine is a massive job, but they had it fitted and up and running in record time. So no practice session shake-down for the new engine, but straight into the Qualifying session, and everything felt good. Twelfth position on the 31-car grid was the result.The opening race was a frantic one but I managed to fight my way well into the top ten... read more

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