Tag: Mercedes GP
Interviewed before the F1 Indian Grand Prix and the GP2 Series title showdown in Abu Dhabi, Mercedes reserve driver Sam Bird talks about about his career to date, his future plans, the state of F1 – and his pet tortoise.
Brits on Pole’s roving correspondent Scott McCarthy last spoke to Sam Bird about a year ago at the Turkish Grand Prix. Since then, the GP2 front-runner has shown impressive speed and overtaking – followed by an overdose of bad luck in more recent races. They met again at the Hungaroring to catch up and to discuss the future.
A few weeks ago, if trying to pick a favourite for the 2010 Formula One world drivers championship, you would have had several names to choose from. Not so much, now.