Mahindra Racing driver Felix Rosenqvist has his sights set on victory in Rome after a string of disappointing performances in previous rounds.
The Swedish driver lead the drivers’ championship after the first four rounds of the championship, but after his retirement in Mexico and fifth place finish in Punta Del Este, Rosenqvist is now 30 points behind Jean-Eric Vergne.
The 25-year- confident that the issues he had recently have been solved, which makes Rosenqvist believes he can fight for victory in Rome.
“We had a streak of some tough races,” sated Rosenqvist. “But the potential is still the same as it was at the beginning of the year – it’s been good for everyone to come back home and to get our heads around the issues we’ve had. I’m aiming high in Rome and looking to have a solid weekend and hopefully maximum points !”
The Swede is also delighted that there is a race in Rome, due to the Italian’s passion for motorsport, which makes winning the race more important to Rosenqvist.
“Rome is another new track for us, and that’s always exciting. I think for many it is considered a highlight of the year, as Italy belongs at the very heart of motorsport.
“The track layout is very cool, with a lot of elevation changes which are always welcomed at street circuits.”