Antonio Pizzonia Q&A

Although Antonio Pizzonia's position with Jaguar seems to be secure until the end of the season, he's still not having a lot of luck, an early retirement in Monaco putting paid to what could have been some very useful mileage. Since 'Wurzgate' peaked in Barcelona the Brazilian's attempts to consolidate his position have been helped by the arrival of a coach in the form of Paolo Carcasci, who helped Pizzonia early in his career and more recently worked with Luciano Burti. He is attempting to point his young countryman in the right direction and get his head in the right place. Adam Cooper spoke to Antonio.

Antonio Pizzonia Q&A



"It wasn't very good really! We had some kind of electronic problem. It's a shame really because we qualified with a very heavy car, and unfortunately the car didn't last that long. But that's racing, isn't it?



"Yes. Monaco is difficult, and I remember the first time I went in an F3000 car I was struggling quite a lot with the track, and the day after I was fighting for pole until I crashed. It was a good experience. It was a shame about the race, but I don't think we could have scored points, as the top eight didn't change at all."



"We had a slightly different strategy, but the car was quite good. I was struggling with the track and then I think the track was getting better all the time. It was just lack of experience really, but I was happy with the car."



"I like it. I used to like the old one as well, and I don't think there's any reason why people should be complaining."



"Yeah, but it wasn't too bad. We had a problem with the rear left tyre. It was some kind of delamination problem - it was the only problem we had with tyres all weekend. Only the right rear wheel was damaged, so we changed that."



"Apart from that we had both cars in one piece all weekend. But it's also nice to finish the race and score points, which didn't happen this time. But we'll see. I hope we can have a good race in Canada."



"Yes, every day I'm learning something new. It's definitely getting better."

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