11/07/2012 - British driver and current championship leader
Luciano Bacheta says a home Formula Two win at Brands Hatch this
weekend would be 'amazing' and that a double victory is
The 22-year-old Comma Oil backed driver only has a few miles to
travel from his home in Brentwood, Essex for this weekend's rounds
nine and ten at the revered 2.3 Grand Prix track. He currently
leads the drivers' standings by a healthy 40.5 point margin from
nearest rival and last year's F2 runner-up Christopher Zanella, and
hopes home advantage will give him the edge he needs.
Speaking to Formulatwo.com Bacheta said: "It would be amazing to
win at Brands Hatch. I rarely get to race in front of my friends
and family so it will give me an edge to have people watching. I
love the track but haven't raced here for a while, although my past
three results [in Formula Palmer Audi] were second, third and first
so I'm feeling confident!"
He added: "Some people would say there's more pressure on
drivers going into their home rounds but I think it's good pressure
and I just plan to do the best job I can and hopefully it will come
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