Much to the pleasure of Trulli fans, the Formula E squad captain Jarno Trulli is proud of the results achieved by his team at Punta Del Este- but he is still expecting way better results from his team.
Trulli has every right to be a proud captain as his team forays into the New Year with huge relief. After a hard time in the initial couple of rounds in Formula E FIA championship, the leading Italian squad celebrated their 1st points finish at Punta Este. The team skipper brought his very electric racer back home in the fantastic 4th place.
“It gives a great feeling to score first points here for the squad”, stated an elated Trulli. “I would love to convey my thanks to the engineers, the mechanics & the rest of my entire squad for their spirited endeavors since July.” Continue reading 'Trulli proud of Punta del Este results'»
With Formula One heading into the business end of the season and two of its drivers fighting for the Formula One Drivers’ World Championship, Mercedes F1, and the newly crowned Formula One Constructors’ Championship winners have decided to put talks of a new deal with Lewis Hamilton on hold till the world championship is decided.
But that hasn’t stopped former world champion Fernando Alonso from trying and securing a race seat with the Silver Arrows for the 2016 season as he tries to sort out his own future in the sport following his decision to leave Ferrari at the end of the season.
The Englishman has a contract with the German manufacturer that runs out at the end of the 2015 season.
Toto Wolff, the Mercedes boss has reiterated that his priority is the renewal of Lewis Hamilton’s contract and he will look at other options only when talks between both parties reach a dead end and there is no solution in sight.
Wolff stated that the team has a contract with both of their drivers till the end of the 2015 season and they want to continue with the same lineup because these drivers have been responsible for the success of the team this season.
The two drivers have known each for quite a long time and have immense respect for each other as well and according to Wolff, the moment the team brings in another driver in that position, and it might be detrimental for the team and ruin the dynamics in place.
The German teams desire to have the same lineup for the future however, has been significant blow for Alonso but there are reports Mercedes are reportedly interested in securing the former world champion for the team if his pay package can be agreed and a deal thrashed out.
Jarno Trulli is one of the most renowned names in the Formula One circuit. He has had an illustrious career in Renault, Toyota, Lotus and Caterham. He also has one championship to his name which he won in 2004. Although there were a number of podium finishes he could not make it to the top spot. He had always trained hard and enjoyed the sport. He is still well known for the terrific control that he had. He was renowned for his qualifying pace. The fans looked forward to see him in action. Presently he is competing in the Formula E which uses cars that are fully electric. These cars run on batteries and Jarno Trulli felt that their feel was quite similar to the Formula One cars. Spark racing technology has designed the cars along with the help of a number of brilliant engineers who have put in their valuable inputs during the process of construction. The chassis of the cars has been designed by Dallara while McLaren has provided for the electronic systems. The batteries being used belong to Williams.
Jarno Trulli seemed excited at the opportunity of showcasing his talent at yet another format of racing. He is very optimistic as well as excited to drive the new generation cars. According to him this will be a trend setter in future. The Formula E is gaining popularity gradually and more and more people are expected to follow it by the end of this season. It is going to be very challenging for the organizers to look after the cars and the drivers. The drivers will have to show even more control and pace their race accordingly. Trulli seems very ambitious about his new project and wants to win displaying his well established aggressive nature in racing.