Jebsen Vows to Bounce Back after Challenging StartTeam Jebsen
After a challenging start to their 2010
Saturday’s qualifying session saw Team Jebsen driver Rodolfo Avila of Macau start fifth for the first round of the 2010 season, recording a lap of 2:09.275, and showing promise for strong first race.
For the opening race, Avila had a strong fifth-place finish, with the 23-year old still adjusting to the new
However, in Sunday’s second race, the team’s hopes were dashed right from the outset when Avila discovered a clutch problem at the start. The problem became progressively worse during the first lap.
“I tried to fight back and thought maybe it would get better, but when I realized it wouldn’t, I decided to come back in and not risk any further damage to the car,” Avila said. “It’s a shame to have lost a lot of points this weekend, but Team Jebsen will be back in the next races and the whole team is hungry for a win.”
With the first two rounds completed, Team Jebsen lies in the top-10 out of the record field of 23 cars.
“I think this was probably a weekend to forget,” Avila said. “But I am determined to do better. I want to win races, I want to be on the podium. I don’t like seeing other drivers on the podium when I’m not there.”
Rounds 3 and 4 of the
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