|Flattened in Johannesburg|
|Good spirit in the pits despite bad luck
The newest stallion in the famous ITR Scuderia, Peter Christiansen, set a fantastic best pre-qualification lap during free practice for this years season-opener at Kyalami near Johannesburg, South Africa.
|The team manager runs wide at Clubhouse Corner with a steaming Michael Rasmussen up the exhaust pipes. Although trying his best to preserve the tyres, Per Einarsson lost grip big time during the last five laps of fierce fighting, thus plummeting from a certain P3 to a disappointing P6.|
|Urgent need for repairs even before the race had started for real.
Gert Sterner with the engine ablaze after a horrific multi-car shunt on the starting grid.
He Almost made it through the carnage, but unfortunately torpedoed a Ferrari that shot accross the track from out of the blue.
|Full throttle over the brim of the steep hill on Kyalami's main straight.
"There is no doubt that this new driver will bring points to the Scuderia", said the boss afterwards.
Peter Christiansen drove a steady race and managed to keep ex-redder Jan Kyster at bay under extremely stressful conditions.