Brands Hatch Goodie Bag
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Adam Carrol: Luck of the Irish was smiling as title challenge from Team Switzerland melted away after Neel Jani’s qualifying woes. That was all the gin and tonic Adam needed as he grabbed pole position for both sprint and feature races and turned them into race wins. He may be a regular on the F1 grid next year with one of the new teams.
Maple Leaf on Cedar Tree: Talented Toronto driver Daniel Morad is a man of international flair. His father is from Iran and mother from Austria. But he represented Team Lebanon, birth place of his grand father.
Smile. You’re on Candice camera: Motorsports power house Brazil has been win less since Nelsinho Piquet won both the opening races at Brands Hatch on the birth of this series in September 2005. His services may be available soon.
Pretty Portimao: In this day and age of doom and gloom it is refreshing to see new beautiful circuits emerge, such as the Algarve location in Portugal, above, and San Luis in Argentina. Thanks, but no thanks, Tilke.
The Old and New Glory: Sausalito ace JR Hildebrand gave Team USA a San Francisco treat by qualifying on the second row on his debut and finished fourth in the sprint race. Regular driver Marco Andretti is set to start practice at the Brickyard this week so missed the Brands Hatch finale.
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