Having failed to pick up any points from the last three races, A1 Team Great Britain will hope to get its title challenge back on track as the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport heads to Australia for the seventh round of the season at Eastern Creek.

Heading to the fifth round at Indonesia, Team GB held second in the standings and were just twelve points behind leaders Germany but three races without a point have seen the team slip to fourth, 29 points off top spot and behind France and New Zealand.

Now Kerr will hope to erase the memory of the last two race weekends with a repeat of his performance from twelve months ago, when he secured fifth and second place finishes from the two Eastern Creek races.

Kerr will once again be joined in Australia by the team's rookie racer, Oliver Jarvis, who will take part in Friday morning's rookie-only session in an effort to maximise the track time available to the team before handing over to Kerr for the remainder of the weekend.

"I'm just looking forward to getting back out on-track and picking up where we left off in Australia in last season," Kerr said. "The car worked well last time we raced there and I believe we're more advanced in our set-ups now so hopefully with that we'll steer clear of some of the bad luck that's blighted us over the last couple of races and get back on the board with a decent points haul."

Team principal John Surtees said he was confident of a return to form for his team this weekend and said he was hopeful of seeing more points added to the teams current tally.

"It's frustrating to have lost ground in the title chase not least when we've clearly been able to demonstrate the competitiveness of the car," he said. "Robbie was crashed into in the sprint race in New Zealand which cost us the potential of a points scoring finish then the car's battery exploded in the feature race when Robbie was again sitting comfortably in the points.

"Hopefully we can utilise Oliver's run in Friday's rookie session to iron-out any issues with the car and give Robbie the best possible opportunity to revitalise our title aspirations."

 

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