The holidays are over and it’s time to knuckle down! No, we’re not talking about getting out there and doing more presentations to make the most of Go For Gold. We’re talking about this weekend! The brakes are off for the start of the 2014 Formula 1 World Championship and you are centre-stage with QNET as we rally behind our team, Marussia!
The curtain-raiser takes place in Melbourne, Australia and our team is ready for it, bouyed by a strong result in last year’s competition and a new car with a Ferrari engine!
We’ve often gloated that we’re the only direct selling company in the race and so, even though we have staunchly followed Marussia for the past couple of years, it would be unsurprising if some haven’t taken the time to learn more about the crazy world of Formula 1. Well, here we are at the start of the season, now is the time to engage!
Pre-Season training and testing of the new car, MR-03, has come to a conclusion with 1777.54 kms and 334 laps under the belt heading into Melbourne. But testing was not without a glitche after the car developed an electrical problem as the result of a computer virus in Bahrain, putting our boys on the backfoot. Nonetheless, we powered through to finish in 7th position on the final day, not a bad come back!
After a holiday of massive regulation changes, this weekend promises to be a hugely unpredictable race in Australia. A sentiment echoed by Driver Max Chilton.
“The new regulations have been a challenge up and down the pit lane and although we have experienced a few issues along the way, we’ve also made a lot of progress. I don’t want to make any predictions because we won’t really know where we stand until qualifying and the race, but I’m feeling very optimistic,” says Max.
So networkers, put on your seat-belts because she’s gonna be a beauty!
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