Trulli Expecting Tough Weekend

Jarno Trulli is expecting a tough weekend for his Toyota team if the rain continues to fall at the Spa circuit

Trulli Expecting Tough Weekend

"We were expecting this to be a wet weekend, and the weather forecast is still bad so it's likely to be a tough weekend because we haven't done much wet testing this year," said Trulli after the second practice session was washed out.

"Spa is the best circuit in the world, and the most fun to drive, but the intensity of the rain can vary hugely so that can have a big impact on circuit conditions. Still, it will be the same for everyone. Last year I took pole in the wet here so we'll be hoping for a positive result."

Trulli covered just nine laps in the first session and did not venture out in the afternoon after a torrential rain hit the track.

His teammate Ralf Schumacher covered only eight laps in the morning, and with rain predicted for the rest of the weekend, the German is also expecting a difficult weekend.

"Unfortunately weather like that means that this will be a hard weekend for all the teams," said Schumacher. "Obviously it makes it very difficult to pick which dry tyre to run ­ if we ever get a chance to run on dries this weekend.

"It makes tomorrow busier, too. We'll have to go out in the wet eventually. There have been no wet races yet this year and at Toyota we haven't done much testing in the wet either. So we'll have to wait and see how it works out."

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