in the first lap. But at the beginning of the lap 2, Max made
a mistake and lost his 3rd place. Then we were 3 to run in 32s
regulary, and we could do a big lead enough quickly, more than
10 sec in front of Adry. Around the lap 15 I discovered that
almost everybody had the same strategy, 3 pit-stops. I missed
my first pit-stop and I was then more than 5 seconds behind
Dom. In my second stint, I saw Greg gain the 4th place, and
I could gain also some seconds to Dom. At the end of this stint
I was 2 or 3 seconds behind Dom.
I missed my pit-stop because of a team problem. That's
not a problem in fact. I was not as clear as I should
be before the race saying at what lap I should have stoped.
In fact I wanted to stop 2 laps later than Christian,
because I knew that he was pretty slower than me, and
I thought that I should have lapped once at the end of
the race. Effectively, this happened, moreover with his
unlucky accident at
the start he had chosen to do his pit-stops one lap later, thinking
that the gap between us was too strong to have any problem in
the pits. He was right, but the gap between us was 1min20sec
yet and because I hadn't said that I stopped 2 laps later I
was stopped behind him at the pits during 5 seconds. It's only
my fault, or even the bad luck.
Lap: Max's mistake
not a big problem, but paniking I might have finnished the
race here, if I didn't think about clutch. Fortunately this
hadn't happened and I could continue the race. I restarted
8 seconds behind Dom, and during the third stint I could
catch him some 4 seconds.
With the last pit-stop (I think his pit-stops were pretty
faster than mine) I restarted again 6 or 7 seconds behind
him and I had to do the forcing if I would have any chance
to get the second place. It was funny =D !
got some very good times in the last stint, with several 1:32,0
and once 1:31,9 (I hope it is the best lap). In the last laps,
I was catching much more than the beggining, and maybe his brake
problems began yet.
In the last lap I was only 2 or 3 tenths behind him, and
because of 2 weeks of hard working I wouldn't do any attack,
just let him be under the pressure. Before the last chicane
I was pretty happy of my supposed 3rd place, but suddenly
in the braking zone he lost really his brakes, and couldn't
keep the car control. He spun and didn't kept his 2nd place.
I finnished 2nd in the last lap =D ! That was pretty amazing
Also because his spin spent only 2 second, if I did forced
in the last stint, I should have finnished 3rd. That's really
some donuts with Joshua (he makes it better than me, surely
he is more used to do it), I want to thanks all my team,
and one more time again all the people who is supporting
me. Congrats to Kiwi Boys, and also to Christian, to have
finnished the race with all his problems.
Thank to Dom's brakes ;p lol !"
chicane: Dom lost brakes
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