“There’s quite a bit of grip but the difference between grip and no grip is massive, so if you get a slide the tyre suddenly falls off a cliff and lose every bit of grip you have and feel like an amateur trying to gather the car back up because suddenly it doesn’t work if you put too much load into it.”
“As you can see by the fact that our car on the race track has stayed with the separate entries, the fully integrated solution we investigated along the lines of what Mercedes produced didn’t offer us a significant benefit that would have tempted us to retro fit it to our car.”
“Most (sportspeople) have been excessively media-trained to squeeze out any possibility that they might say something off-message (a Formula 1 driver I met at a party once managed to mention every team sponsor during our 15-minute chat).”
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Michele Rahal began his career as a professional racing driver in the United States driving for top road racing teams. In 1988, Mr. Rahal retired from active driving and moved on to create motorsports insurance packages for teams, events, facilities and drivers.