A1 Team Great Britain will be eager to forget its last outing at Taupo as the A1GP season resumes racing in New Zealand this weekend.

Robbie Kerr, who returns to the race seat for the event, endured a trying time twelve months ago after he was hit by Alex Yoong during an aborted rolling start in race one and suffered a damaged wing which left him outside the points. The feature race wasn't much better, with electrical woes forcing him to retire and leaving the team pointless from the weekend.

This time around, Team GBR heads to New Zealand lying fourth in the standings and with wins under its belt and Kerr said he was keen to make up for the disappointment of last year with some solid results this time around.

"I can't wait and Taupo owes us after last year and the bad luck we had with the front wing being taken off and the battery failure," he told Crash.net. "We were quick there last year and I feel that it owes us. We showed we had the speed and we would have been a team at the front had it not been for the bad luck.

"Not having a rookie last year to help with the set-up of the car put us on the back foot a little bit but now we go there, we know the job we have to do and we are looking forward to it."

Kerr added that he was hopeful that a good result in New Zealand could be the catalyst for a challenge on the championship, with the team currently fourth in the standings.

"We aren't far away from the leading pack on the points and we know we are coming to circuits that suit us and where we should go well," he said. "All the events will be crucial and we can't afford the bad luck that cost us last season and saw us miss out on second place. We have to do everything we can to limit the chances of having any bad luck to stay in contention."

 

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