Giancarlo Fisichella Q&A
A couple of years ago a wet track helped Giancarlo Fisichella take a surprise pole position for Benetton in Austria. Such an occurrence would be impossible this year, so far off a competitive pace is the team's current car. Renault's decision to push ahead and race prove its radical lowline engine was a logical one at the time, but nobody expected this season to be quite as tough as it has been. Having qualified as high as 16th in Malaysia Giancarlo has slipped back as other teams have made progress, and now finds himself fighting to stay off the back row. Still searching for his first win in his sixth season, he remains optimistic about the future. Adam Cooper spoke to the Italian
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