Super Aguri team delighted with double finish
23 March 2008 – The Super Aguri Formula 1 team was happy to see both Takuma Sato and Anthony Davidson finish the Malaysian Grand Prix. The team finished in fifteenth and sixteenth on Sunday at Sepang in a race without any problems.
Speaking about the team's race team founder Aguri Suzuki said: "I am very happy to have a two-car finish here in Malaysia because it is a very hot, humid and difficult race. The whole team has done an excellent job and for both cars to finish means that we have finally started the 2008 season."
Sato commented on his race: "It was good to finish the race. The first and second stints were good, but then in the second stint, unfortunately, I picked up marbles through the high speed section, ran wide and lost a lot of time there. On almost every lap we had traffic, especially during the last stint, so it was a pity that I couldn't pick up the pace again until the very end. But it was good to see that the car was reliable and that we have collected a valuable set of data, so it was a tough, but good race for the team."
Davidson's race wasn't any different. He commented on his race: "It was a good race for the team, and me, today. It was great to do my first full distance race since Brazil and I think it went well. The boys did an excellent job and the car ran reliably all the way through the race. There were no problems what so ever and the tyres worked well. I felt comfortable in the car and I could push whenever I wanted to improve the lap time. I just stayed out of trouble and brought the car home in a very respectable position for the situation that we are in at the moment."