Egginton is pleased with the team’s combination of the experience Gasly and newcomer Yuki Tsunoda for 2021:
For me, coming from the viewpoint of the technical side, [Gasly] is fantastic. He’s a good reference. We work well with him. He’s gained a lot of experience because he’s been elsewhere, he’s come back and we have a good relationship with him. The engineers understand him and he’s a fantastic team player, so that’s good.
Having a rookie on the other side of the garage is also good, to have Pierre there he’s got a good reference and he can support him in any number of ways. He’s got a benchmark, so that’s good as well.
So we’re super-happy to have [Gasly]. As a driver last year he did a fantastic job and he’s still improving and getting better. And he works well with our team. We know each other well enough that it’s a benefit when trying to develop a car and for Yuki it will help him as he tries to develop as a driver. So it’s all good, really, that mix is good. Experienced drivers are always good to have in the team, but we know Pierre and that’s an added benefit.
"Our goal is to have 250,000 (roughly full capacity for the speedway). That’s what we want to have. It’s outside. We’ve got the biggest stadium in the world here and it’s a matter of where we’re going to be with the CDC and the governor and the mayor, so I don’t have any number that I’d want to hang my hat on."
"I’m definitely looking forward to Spa (Belgium). I think it’s one of the most iconic tracks to race at. Suzuka (Japan) as well, it’s a track I haven’t raced at yet. I’ve driven a lot of laps on it in a simulator so it’s definitely one of the tracks I’m most looking forward to on this calendar that I haven’t raced at. Obviously, there are many race tracks that I love, such as Monza (Italy) too."
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