After a second place finish last time out in Germany, Team Great Britain will hope to go one step better as the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport moves to Portugal for the final race of the European leg of the championship at Estoril.

Mechanical problems at Brands Hatch weren't the ideal way to start the season, but having tasted podium success at the EuroSpeedway, driver Robbie Kerr said he was looking forward to Estoril - despite his limited knowledge of the circuit.

"I'm really looking forward to Estoril following on from the podium at EuroSpeedway," he said. "Everyone was really pleased but I've come back down to earth and am focusing on Estoril - this time to be one placed higher! I haven't driven the circuit much - about 20 laps in an F3 car so it'll be a case of building up - changing a few things on the car and a gradual process - see what we've got and go from there."

Team GB is also being given the chance to test out its second car with two 40-minute test sessions, with second driver Alex Lloyd set to return to the wheel for the time since pre-season.

"At the moment the plan is to put Alex in the car for the first unofficial practice session and then Robbie for the second," team principal John Surtees said. "All being well Robbie will then continue to compete over the weekend.

"EuroSpeedway was good - although I would have liked to have been first instead of second - but we were against good competition and despite the incident in the first race which gave us an uphill struggle the team worked well, we got the strategy right and Robbie did all that he could. It was very encouraging."

 

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