Sharjah Grand Prix startet today with first free practice. Defending World Champion Philippe Chiappe and Marit set identical times by the end of the 90 minute session. With a 47,70 second lap on the challenging racecourse in Sharjah they both started where they left off in Abu Dhabi. In the top.
Marit strugglend at bit in the beginning of the free practice and was way down on the list. They team changed props, but nothing seemed to be helping. - The boat was all over the place and we had to adjust the balance. Once that was done, we were down to a decent laptime and could continue our proptesting, said Marit.
Tomorrow the free practice session is set to 10.15 local time, followed by timed trials at 15.30. - The goal for tomorrow is to reach Q3 and fight for a top 6 spot on the grid for the Grand Prix on Friday, said crewchief Andrea Colombo after today's free practice.
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