Honda pilot Tiago Monteiro commented on the results of the race in Marrakech.
The Portuguese started from the pole position and brought the matter to a victorious finish, and behind him the chequered flag saw his teammate Honda Norbert Michelis.
Double victory for Honda in the race to Morocco
“It was important for us to win the qualification, because starting from pole position is very important here, – quoted the ex-pilot F1 official website of the WTCC. But you still have to do their job, as in the race a lot of laps and later on the car may have problems with the tires, brakes… in addition, do not forget that in the heat some of the details on the car can not withstand.
In the race it is necessary to maintain a good pace: to go fast, but not slow. Great to make a double victory the race together with Norbert. Rio Michigami also earned a point. Nice to start the season with a win, which is the reward for all the tremendous work done in the winter.”
And the winner of the race is the Argentinian Esteban, Guerrieri addressing the composition of the Campos. Interestingly, the opening race in Marrakech for Esteban-just the third in the career of a pilot WTCC.
Esteban, Guerrieri won Morocco its first victory in the WTCC
Guerrieri, said: “I got two big trophy, and I’m overwhelmed. I’m in seventh heaven.
I saw that Tom [Coronel] had problems with the brakes. The balance of his car also left much to be desired, so I had patience and waited.
At some point I realized that with my brakes too, not all right, but at the same time was aware that Tom is doing even worse, because he constantly pretorial.
In the end, his brakes failed and he drove past the turn. Tom was unlucky but this is racing”.
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