Pizzonia looking forward to home race

Jaguar driver Pizzonia is looking forward to competing in a Formula 1 car on home soil for the first time in next weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix

Pizzonia looking forward to home race

The rookie is particularly excited going into the event because it will mark the first time this year he will race at a track he has previously driven. Pizzonia reckons that this will ease the pressure on him for the weekend.

"My home race is going to be special," said Pizzonia. "I first raced at this circuit in 1996 and since then I have always enjoyed Interlagos. Racing in front of my home crowd is not making me nervous, in fact I have less pressure here as I know the track and can actually concentrate on qualifying and the race as opposed to learning the layout."

Pizzonia had a troubled outing in Malaysia, with Jaguar's running blighted all weekend by a fuel pick-up problem, which forced the team to run with extra petrol in its cars.

The Brazilian is looking forward to a better weekend in Brazil. He said: "I was naturally disappointed to not finish the race in Malaysia but I know that the team has been pulling out all the stops in an effort to resolve the fuel-pick up problem."

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