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James Nash fills Crash.net in on how his preparations are coming together for the 2011 BTCC season

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Alex - Unregistered

March 23, 2011 4:48 PM

Hey James

Wanted to ask you 2 things

1)could you tell us who designs the liveries actually, the team (888) someone else ?

2)For teammates, are you a bit dissapointed that you missed the chance to have Fabrizio Giovanardi as team amte ? after all there hardly is someone lese to learn fast driving from

James Nash - Unregistered

March 26, 2011 9:15 AM

Hi Alex,

Thanks for the questions, hopefully I can shed some light on things

1) The design is more often than not lead by my sponsors and their brand colours. We then tailor their designs to fit the car and suit the TV cameras. The team also have a certain amount of space for team partners. The process is very different if the team have manufacture backing, it would then be down to the team and manufacture to agree the artwork/designs.

2) I wouldn't say I'm disappointed but you are correct, I would learn from Gio! This was proven in 09 with Chevrolet, I had really good team-mates in Jason and Mat and that really helps! More importantly, having a great team behind me is critical, Triple 8 are a massive support and having a team mate this year will also help, The whole team gels really well.

Thanks for the questions, hopefully we'll see you at the races.

Thanks

James

Alex - Unregistered

March 26, 2011 4:32 PM

Thanks for the answers James

Judging by the media day results if the NGTC Vectra is really on the pace this time I am sure you will finally get your first official BTCC win just like Andy Jordan managed last year.

Speaking of Jordan I guess he will be one of your main rivals this year because he is very talented and drives the same car type as you

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