Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Kerr Has A1 Win in His Sights at Estoril

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Kerr Has A1 Win in His Sights at Estoril

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Byline: By Alistair Moffitt

Robbie Kerr has Great Britain's first A1 Grand Prix win in his sights as he prepares for round three at Estoril in Portugal.

Kerr finished a season-best second behind France's Nicolas Lapierre in the main race at Lausitzring two weeks ago but aims to go one better on the ex-Formula One circuit of Estoril.

Kerr's mixed form this year has left Britain down in seventh in the standings, 15 points away from leaders Brazil.

But he hopes for improvements this weekend, saying: "I'm really looking forward to Estoril following on from the podium at Lausitzring.

"Everyone was really pleased but I've come back down to earth and am focusing on Estoril, this time to be one place higher.

"I haven't driven the circuit much, about 20 laps in a Formula Three car, so it will be a case of building up, changing a few things on the car and a gradual process.

"We will see what we've got and go from there."

Kerr's team-mate Alex Lloyd gets his first taste of A1 action at a race weekend now Britain have two cars at their disposal. …

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