Duncan Tappy

Back on the Superleague podium

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Superleague Formula – Adria, Italy
Race 1: Qualified 10th, finished 10th
Race 2: Reverse grid start position 6th, finished 3rd

Duncan kept his podium streak alive at Adria

Duncan kept his podium streak alive at Adria

At a twisty and challenging Adria circuit, Duncan Tappy notched up another podium with a third place in race two today. Duncan found the pace that he’d missed in qualifying yesterday and he converted his start positions to valuable points and a trophy.

In the first race Duncan was boxed in at the start but made an excellent recovery to make his way back to tenth, helped by an excellent pitstop.

Race two was a different story with a great start, gaining two places at the first corner. Taking advantage of a slowing Lyonnais car, Duncan claimed his podium spot a quarter of the way through the 40 lap race, a place he held after the pitstops and to cross the line.

Duncan said: “Today brought a good result on a difficult circuit. It’s very twisty and overtaking opportunities are few and far between.

More success for Duncan and Flamengo

More success for Duncan and Flamengo

“I was on old tyres for race one and less than half a second off the pace so I knew that on fresh rubber I’d have a good chance of making up places.

“I had much more grip for the second race and I was pushing the Spurs car and hoping he’d make a mistake. He didn’t but it was good racing and I’m pleased with the points and the podium.

“I’m disappointed that we very narrowly missed out on a Superfinal place so that’s my goal for Portimao in two weeks.”

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