Dalziel Hits Out at Dale Coyne

Ryan Dalziel believes he could do a better job than his replacement at Dale Coyne Racing, after the team decided to replace him with Ronnie Bremer

Dalziel Hits Out at Dale Coyne

Dalziel finished ninth at last weekend at Toronto's race and was expected to continue for the rest of the season with Dale Coyne Racing. However, the Scot has returned to ALMS competition this weekend, after he was replaced by HVM-refugee Ronnie Bremer.

"I know Ronnie will not do a better job than me," Dalziel told Autosport-Atlas. "I heard rumours all weekend. Dale Coyne were obviously in a position where they could help somebody out or make it easier for themselves. They made it easy for themselves. Ronnie has some points already and it will look good if he wins rookie of the year.

"I wouldn't have done the race if I knew it was only going to be a one-race deal. I was under the impression that I was in for the whole season. There was a certain probationary period, but I thought provided I didn't do anything stupid the deal was mine."

Dalziel added that PKV Racing was happy with his Toronto performance, and he is still in line to replace Jimmy Vasser should the former Champion retire at the end of the season.

He added: "I had a good race. Yes, I finished ninth due to other misfortune but I learnt lots during the weekend. I was thrown in at the deep-end but I finished and kept it out of the wall.

"PKV Racing, who helped me get the deal in the first place were really happy with me. I spoke to Jimmy and he was pleased, and I don't think anything has changed as far as they are concerned. I'll be still attending some races this season for them."

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