Wednesday in the paddock of race week is always steeped in thoughts, hopes and dreams. Everyone has fixed what was not right for the Test day, found the small adjustment necessary to go top of the category and even in the worst situation people are looking skyward praying for random equaliser that changeable weather can bring.
Sportscarglobal’s Nick Holland had the opportunity spend some time with a couple of G-Drive Racing (#26) drivers. First and frankest of the interviewees is Roman Rusinov who covers the importance of Le Mans and last year’s win and the subsequent paperwork! Listen here We discuss the car’s Russian brands, the desire for success and how to go faster in the spec LMP2 category. #ShutUpAndDrive !
Next up, Job van Uitert, the talent rookie at Le Mans who’s experience extends to LMP3 at the Circuit de la Sarthe who is expected at 20 years of age to measure up to Roman and former Formula 1 pilot Jean-Eric Vergne #JEV Listen here to his views on preparations, Sim v Reality, the prospect of rain and interesting insights into setting-up a car for 24-hours. Wisdom beyond his years, but over-confident? We will find out this weekend… #TheMaxEffect