Back-to-back runner-up finishes in the series' latest two rounds have emboldened Team GB's resolve to claim its maiden victory in A1GP this weekend in Indonesia.

Robbie Kerr's second place in the feature race in Sepang two weeks ago, allied to Oliver Jarvis' similar result in the Chinese capital of Beijing, lifted the British entry to second in the nations' standings. The squad is now just six points adrift of Team Germany at the head of the field, pending a protest over the latter's alleged pit-stop push-start in Malaysia.

Kerr will once again be behind the wheel for Team GB in Sentul, with Jarvis fulfilling rookie duties on Friday morning. Kerr has special reason to hope for a strong showing, having secured the British outfit's debut pole position in A1GP at the same race last year, going on to finish second in the sprint race and comfortably leading the feature before pit-stop woes deprived him of a likely victory.

"I'm looking forward to getting back out there," the former British F3 champion stated eagerly. "We had a good weekend in Malaysia and, hopefully, we can go one step better this time round in Indonesia.

"We were competitive in Sentul earlier in the year and we're up there again this time fighting for the championship. I think we're set for an exciting race. We saw with Canada's win in February it's possible to overtake but hopefully we'll be out front building on our current momentum."

"For sure, we're looking for our first win this weekend," concurred Jarvis, keen to get his first taste of the Indonesian circuit. "We're also looking strong in the championship and we want to try and consolidate that and close the gap to Germany. I've been studying video footage of last season's race to try and get a preview of the track prior to running in Friday's rookie session and doing my bit to help find a competitive set-up."

Team principal John Surtees was equally confident of a good result in round five of the twelve-meeting championship.

"Robbie was right in the running on our last visit, sticking it on pole and looking good for the win until a poor strategy cost us," said the only man to have ever won world championships on both two wheels and four.

"We've taken steps to ensure that won't happen again and I think you'll see quite an aggressive performance this weekend, hopefully leading to registering our first win in A1GP."



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