October 09, 2009
Published on tags: Superleague
With the team only entering the Superleague within the two weeks prior to Monza, and the car itself only being unveiled to the world just a few hours before the start of Qualifying, bystanders could be forgiven for doing a double take when the Qualifying Session at Monza ended.

Series rookie Lee Morris outpaced the field, including current championship leader Joe Consiglio by over a second, something that is incredibly rare at this level of racing.

Lee Morris continued his stunning start to the weekend by securing the race win and fastest lap in a dominant fashion. Nick Rowland battled hard before a freak last lap accident ended his chances of bringing home a 4th place finish on his debut.

Team Owner & Manager Dave Carr-Smith was equally impressed by the results.

?bviously it? a fantastic achievement to achieve the pole, win and fastest lap on our first weekend of competition. The guys have only had a day? testing in the car prior to free practice so what they have managed to achieve is outstanding. We were hopeful that we would be competitive considering the experience the team members have, even if the team itself is new, but this just exceeds all expectations.?/p>Asked what he thought of the team? chances going into the rest of the season Dave had the following to say.

?t?l be interesting. We have some interesting circuits coming up, it? going to be a real test trying to set the car up on the upcoming circuits as the direction we take the setup in is not as clear cut as Monza. Other teams have been working with the cars all season and will definitely benefit from that knowledge with the car, I? not going to expect too much from these final races. These races are really just to learn about the car and its capabilities before we go for a championship assault in 2010. If we can continue to get both cars in the points at each event I?l be happy.?/p>With only a week until the next round of the Championship at the new Street Circuit in Valencia the team have a lot of work ahead of them if they intend to maintain their form from Monza.