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Andreas Wirth reflects on great pace and lost wins

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0665569aIt has been a tough start to the ADAC GT Masters season for Andreas Wirth.  The pace has certainly been there with the car, even if they have been hit Balance of Performance changes with restriction changes on the Callaway Corvette.  The new-for-2015 Pirelli tyres have suited the car well and Andreas has continued his fruitful relationship with Daniel Kelwitz.

Their efforts would result in a fourth in the first race of the year at Oscherslaben and a second in the first race of the second round at the Red Bull Ring.

But in the second race of both the first and second round would be cruel.  After an excellent race, battling to the front and within in sight of the flag, bizarre mechanical failures would deny Andreas of taking the victory.  As he explains in the interview, they were failures that they have never seen in the Corvette in the past.

It left him baffled but hungry to fight on for the rest of the season.

We also talk about driving standards after that incident in the GT4 race at the Red Bull Ring and we look forward to the rest of the season and how the Calloway Corvette will get on…

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By Sam Tickell, June 2015

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