Bridgestone: We Need to Raise Our Game

Bridgestone technical manager Hisao Suganuma has said the Japanese tyre supplier need to raise their game following the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Bridgestone: We Need to Raise Our Game

Bridgestone technical manager Hisao Suganuma has said the Japanese tyre supplier need to raise their game following the Hungarian Grand Prix.

World Champion Michael Schumacher was the only Bridgestone runner to score points today, finishing in a disappointing eighth position that was good enough to keep him only one point ahead of Juan Pablo Montoya in the Championship standings.

Suganuma said Bridgestone are hoping to reverse the situation in the three remaining races of the season and is already looking forward to the Monza test in September.

"Realistically we are still in need of that extra performance from our tyres but I am looking forward positively now towards the Monza test programme we have planned at the beginning of September with our teams," said Suganuma after the race.

"We've been working hard over the recent few races and the test ban period, looking at fresh ideas, and it will be good to get back to the test track to put them into practice. I expect to be able to mount a strong challenge for the final three races of the season."

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