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ANDREW & LOUISE

RICHARDSON

What is your favourite circuit? Andrew: It used to be Donington Park but it seems the circuit doesn’t like me, so I’d go for Brands Hatch GP Louise: Silverstone GP Who is your racing hero? Andrew: My favourite driver is Fernando Alonso Louise: Michael Schumacher If you could race any car, what would it be? Andrew: Easy one – F1, what else!? I’d really like the chance to try a DTM car as well Louise: Audi’s LMP1 sportscar If you could pick any driver as your team-mate on a race weekend, who would you pick? Andrew: Alonso as I know I’d really have to push myself every race to stand a chance of beating him Louise: I’m not sure to be honest – there are too many drivers to choose from! What is your day job? Andrew: Co-running the team and sponsorship work for my own racing Louise: I’m about to start at Aston University studying Business and Maths, but work part-time at Trent Valley Kart Club and as an instructor at Silverstone What do you drive on the road? Andrew: SEAT Leon 1.9 TDi Louise: Vauxhall Corsa What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given in your racing career? Andrew: Enjoy yourself Louise: Don’t look back on a race circuit. Always look forwards and don’t give up Do you have any pre-race rituals? Andrew: I almost make it a ritual to not think about the race – just jump in the car and go Louise: I sit on the truck steps with my iPod in for the half hour leading up to a race

Who do you think will be BTCC champion at the end of the season? Andrew: I’d like to see someone different do it, so I’m going to go for Andy Jordan Louise: Gordon Shedden www.insidebtcc.com

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What is your ultimate career goal? Andrew: To be a professional racing driver, which would mean getting paid to do what I love Louise: To win the Le Mans 24 Hours

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