29 May '11, 6pm

Team Lotus avoids Monaco chaos for double finish, Davide Valsecchi wins GP2 race for Team AirAsia

Team Lotus avoids Monaco chaos for double finish, Davide Valsecchi wins GP2 race for Team AirAsia

In an incident filled Monaco GP where one man didn’t start and six failed to finish, Team Lotus did well to avoid the chaos and bring both cars to the finish line. Thanks to the dropouts, which included the likes of Michael Schumacher and Felipe Massa, Jarno Trulli finished 13th and Heikki Kovalainen 14th, the highest they’ve been this season. Still no points on the board, although the team is rather upbeat about the weekend. “A strong result for the team and it was good to get both cars over the finish line. Both drivers drove very strong races and we gave them a chance to fight with a two stop strategy, starting both cars on options. We switched Heikki to the prime for the last two stints because he had higher degradation but kept Jarno on the options until the second pitstop and even thought they were held up by slower cars we are very pleased with 13th and 14th,” said ...

Full article: http://paultan.org/2011/05/30/team-lotus-avoids-monaco-ch...

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