Jarno Trulli Q&A

Jarno Trulli's eternal bad luck took a turn for the better at Indianapolis. Although he made a bad start and like many other top runners needed an extra tyre stop, he battled through to take fourth place. It was a good end to a weekend that had started so well when he was fastest on Friday, but which took a turn for the worse when he crashed in the warm-up and could qualify only 10th in his hastily-prepared car. In the second half of the season Jarno has often been as quick as or quicker than team mate Fernando Alonso, although the results don't really show that

Jarno Trulli Q&A



"The launch wasn't very good. It just didn't work very well, so we struggled a little bit at the beginning."



"In fact we had to work quite a lot to keep the position, and I had to overtake one or two cars on the first lap. Then the race was difficult, because I was stuck behind other drivers who were slower than me, and I couldn't drive quickly. Then the race started to change a little bit when it was wet. It was a bit of a gamble which we didn't want to take, and we did the same mistake as everybody else by putting dry tyres on."



"It was starting. Probably one or two laps later would have been enough to decide to go for wets."



"Yes, that's why we didn't take this gamble."



"Straight away. When I came out from the pits it was really starting to rain hard. I did one more lap, and then I came in."



"In the wet I was the quickest driver on Michelins, and on dries at the end of the race I was extremely quick, the quickest on the track I think as well. Unfortunately it was too late."



"Yes, our top speed wasn't too bad, and I had the car and the package to fight. I did several overtaking moves. In general I was very happy."



"Yes, for sure. The biggest chances I've already lost of course, and I'm just waiting for a better chance this season. Suzuka is around the corner and I think it's going to be a nice race for us."



"I hope so, for me and for the team in general!"

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