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Jolyon Palmer Media Release: GP2 Leader Palmer Aims To Extend Title Advantage In Monaco
Posted by: newsla on May 20, 2014 - 06:15 AM
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Jolyon Palmer Media Release: GP2 Leader Palmer Aims To Extend Title Advantage In Monaco


GP2 Championship leader Jolyon Palmer heads to the world famous streets of Monte Carlo this weekend (22-24 May), with high hopes of extending his already comfortable championship advantage.

 

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The 23-year-old from Southwater has finished on the podium in each of the four GP2 races held so far in 2014, including a victory in race two at Bahrain and two second places last time out in Barcelona. He lies 22 points clear of nearest rival Julian Leal.

Jolyon was a constant presence at the front of the field in Barcelona, having been fastest in practice before qualifying second. When team mate Stephane Richelmi stalled on the grid for race one, Jolyon inherited the lead position and led the early laps before pitting early for new tyres and eventually losing the lead to Johnny Cecotto Jr who won on a very different, risky tyre strategy.

Jolyon started seventh for the reverse grid Sprint Race, and made a great start to run third at the end of lap one. Shortly afterwards he made a brave move on Tom Dillmann to take second place and then focussed on challenging Felipe Nasr for the lead despite suffering damage to his front wing. Jolyon eventually settled for second place, again stretching his championship lead.

Monaco poses a unique challenge for the drivers with little in the way of run off areas and Armco barriers lining the track. Jolyon excels on street circuits, scoring his first ever GP2 win in the principality in 2012, and thrived on the streets of Singapore last year with a pole position and a win in the Feature Race.

With overtaking at a premium on the tight and narrow layout, Jolyon has set his sights on a strong qualifying performance to form the baseline of another excellent weekend.

"I can’t wait for Monaco, it’s the standout venue on the calendar and the most enjoyable track to drive" Jolyon commented. "I’ve been quick there in the past and won my first GP2 race there in 2012. Qualifying will be crucial as overtaking is extremely difficult. It’s been a great start to the season for us and I hope to keep that up at Monaco."

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