Arrows positive after test

Arrows Supertec will travel to the European Grand Prix in optimistic mood, after a recent test in Jerez

Arrows positive after test

"The long straights at Nurburgring are similar to those at Jerez where we have been testing this last week, so it's been good training," said Pedro de la Rosa, who qualified sixth at Barcelona only to be put to the back on a technicality.

"We've been concentrating hard on car set-up and development issues and I feel confident that the car will perform well at next week's Grand Prix", he added.

"I know Nurburgring quite well because I did two races for Formula 3 there and it's a good circuit," said Jos Verstappen. "But for Formula 1 it's quite slow on the corners and not as challenging as other circuits."

The Dutchman looks forward to racing at what will be the closest thing to a home race for him.

"There will be a lot of Dutch people at the race as it's not far from Holland, so we'll see a lot of orange there as that's the national colour," he said, alluding to the large amount of orange to be seen on the flanks of the Arrows car.

"That'll be good for our title sponsor, Orange, and also the team!" he said, hoping the massed ranks of Dutch fanatics will spur the team.

"Hopefully the weather will be good as Nurburgring can be wet this time of year but I don't mind either way."


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