08.12.22 NL Blog
Abu Dhabi GP: The story behind my weekend
“I was fighting to hold off Zhou Guanyu early in the race, but this ended in contact and suspension damage on my car.
“From the previous corner I had looked in the mirrors to see where Zhou was. I didn’t see he was there, so I took my normal approach for the racing line on the following corner.
“I don’t know if his car was in a blind spot my mirror can’t pick up. Unfortunately, he was there and in hindsight, I needed to leave more room, but I can only go off what I can see in the mirrors.
“The aim was to see the chequered flag and learn from the experience with it being my first race here, however, the incident caused suspension damage which forced us to retire the car.”
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