Fisichella Targets Second Victory

Giancarlo Fisichella has targeted a second consecutive victory after setting the third fastest time for Renault in Saturday's first qualifying session for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix

Fisichella Targets Second Victory

Italian Fisichella has teammate Fernando Alonso and Italian Toyota driver Jarno Trulli ahead of him but he is confident he can aim for the podium as a minimum and has set his sights higher after a confident start to the year.

"It's nice to be here again," he said in the post-qualifying press conference. "I'm third quickest and considering a bit of understeer and a couple of mistakes, it's not bad, I'm happy.

"We are still competitive, we can still fight to get on the podium and maybe to win the race again. I'm happy to be here with Fernando and Jarno. Tomorrow there is another important qualifying session."

Fisichella is hoping a good lap in Sunday's final qualifying session can leap him ahead of second-placed Trulli and secure him a front row start alongside teammate Alonso, who is on provisional pole.

"It will be important to do 100 per cent," he said. "The potential was good yesterday, maybe the car balance wasn't fantastic but today was better and for tomorrow we are quite optimistic.

"But if you make a small mistake you can lose a good chance to be at the top two or three rows. It is important to do a clean lap. I hope do well, to be in the first row. We will see tomorrow."

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