Brazilian GP: Felipe Nasr dispute his first local race: “this Is a dream”


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Felipe Massa is, for the team and car, the brazilian with more options to give joy to the ‘crooked’ this weekend. However, Williams is not the only local rider who will be the Grand Prix of Brazil. Another Felipe, Nasr, is scheduled to play its first race in Interlagos, fulfilling a desire that has accompanied him the entire life. In 2014 played the first free practice sessions of this test, but on this occasion will be able to play all and each one of the sessions: “last year I drove in FP1 with Williams, and was a very pleasant feeling. But I’m very excited about my first full weekend at Interlagos in Formula 1”.

it Will be the local race also Banco do Brasil, the main sponsor of the team Sauber. That cash injection was vital for the swiss team, and raised the suspicion that Felipe Nasr was a pilot payment. He defended, recalling that other great of Formula 1, came as well to this category before you succeed. After 17 races, the results speak of that has achieved the triple points his teammate Marcus Ericsson, and which exceeds in the table of classification to the McLaren, the Manor and two riders from other teams, Maldonado and Carlos Sainz. In the first two races got 14 points, thanks above all to the ten that he scored in his debut in Australia. After six great prizes in white in the middle of the season, has scored in three of the last five, and you want to repeat in your country.

Nasr is looking forward to pilot to their fans: “I’m sure that’s going to be a great amount of positive energy from all the fans around the track. It will be a weekend very exciting for me to represent my country of origin in Formula One”. The debutant makes a reality a desire that always had: “a race of Formula 1 in front of my home fans is a dream that I always had. Taking into account our history in motorsport, not only is a pleasure and an honor, but also a moment to remember”. Your companion Ericsson also highlighted the visit to Brazil: “Is the race of Banco do Brasil, one of our main sponsors. We will do our best to Felipe as I can to score, which would be a great achievement”. Both have already been confirmed for 2016, so this will not be your only opportunity in the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace.