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Virgin aim to end 2011 on a ‘positive note’

Team principal and director of racing, John Booth like his drivers predicts an exciting and challenging weekend. Booth also concedes his team's reliability record within the last few races has been less than satisfactory. The Englishman hopes his team and himself can rectify this during this weekend as they look to next season.

“I always look forward to the Brazilian Grand Prix," he said. "It has provided some excellent racing in both wet and dry conditions in the last few years. It's a unique track: the anti-clockwise layout, the bumpy surface and the famous Senna S make it a true test of driver skill and a real challenge for the drivers.

“This is of course the final race in what has been a tough but eventful year for the team. We've put an awful lot in place for the future however and whilst it's always sad to end one season, I'm already looking forward to the next.

“Reliability has been the watchword of our 2011 campaign but, disappointingly, we have experienced a couple of problems in the last two races which have prevented us achieving the two car finish that we have been consistently racking up through the year. I hope we can reverse that situation and end 2011 on a high by getting both cars to the finish next weekend."


by Simon Evans




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Taz - Unregistered

November 23, 2011 1:02 PM

Well the whole season has been a huge low so I guess a high would be a change. If the 1st 16 cars crash out they might make the points....



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