At his home Grand Prix, Matt has had a solid first day, although I’m fairly confident that I can say 4th in qualifying and 3rd in the race, although moving in the right direction, are not as close to the top spot as he would like…
In qualifying the boat was quick, and less than a second covered the top four drivers. I found it interesting to hear from Team WNT F2’s Steve Hoult that he had been paying particular attention to Matt’s lines (during testing last week) and said he could definitely see a difference over his previous lines.
In Heat 1, Matt passed Steve and settled quickly into 3rd place. Keeping pace with but unable to catch Paul and Colin ahead, Matt’s race continued on, and he crossed the line in third despite a rather hairy moment at the right-hander late on.
The F2’s have two more heats to run tomorrow, and I know Matt is looking forward to getting out there and pushing to get further up the podium.