Stoddart Pleased with Minardi's Pace

Minardi boss Paul Stoddart praised his team's performance at the Canadian Grand Prix, claiming it was their strongest race so far this year

Stoddart Pleased with Minardi's Pace

Dutchman Christijan Albers finished the Montreal race in 11th position, albeit three laps down, to achieve his best result in Formula One so far.

Minardi are yet to score a point this year.

"Without doubt, today's race was Minardi's strongest so far this year, with a gutsy performance from Christijan to finish in P11," said Stoddart.

Albers' teammate Patrick Friesacher, on the other hand, retired from the race with a mechanical problem.

"Sadly, Patrick retired on lap 39, with a power steering failure, which resulted in a loss of hydraulic pressure," added Stoddart.
 
"There's no question but that there is still performance to come from the PS05, and we now look forward to next weekend's race, in Indianapolis."

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