Team Netherlands driver in the A1 Grand Prix, Jos Verstappen has given his verdict on the Mexican circuit of Monterrey where the ninth round of the self proclaimed 'World Cup of Motorsport,' will take place and the Dutchman thinks it's a funny old place.

"It's an unusual track," said Jos after walking the circuit. "It is not really a fast circuit, there are some tight corners and some unusual sweeping turns after each other. I think this is a technical course, where you must have a good balance in the car. We will do our best and try and make the best of it. It feels good here, everything seems to work."

The Fundidora Park circuit has got one of the most spectacular backdrops in motorsport. The circuit is situated right in the middle of Monterrey, which is surrounded by mountains. But it is mostly the old steel mill that dominates the view. Inside the track the old buildings and workshops of the steel factory have been transformed in a cinema, library and museums.

The track has a length of 3.386 kilometers and was inaugurated in 2001, with the support of the Champ Car series. The track is fairly wide and overtaking should be possible in many of the 13 corners.

"The surroundings are nice and I think that it will fall into place. How the grip will be I can say tomorrow, but it is totally different from Indonesia. Here it's much cleaner and level," says Verstsappen.

 

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