Team Aon Hungary for next WTCC round
Back to back World Touring Car Championship events will see Team Aon in action once again this weekend, following a difficult race meeting in Slovakia just days ago. The Arena run squad head to the Hungarian capital with drivers Tom Chilton and James Nash hoping to capitalise on a revised suspension design to return to their points scoring form. Last time out in Slovakia Team Aon picked up points in the second race of the weekend thanks to Chilton, but it was a tough weekend overall for the team with misfortune in both races and qualifying. Despite mixed fortunes, Nash picked up two points after a stunning qualifying performance and Chilton’s top 10 finish in the final race of the weekend ensured he also continued collecting points for the team and his own personal tally.The Team Aon drivers now look forward to the challenges of the Hungaroring. At just over 4 kilometres long the track has been used for a multitude of racing in the past and is renowned for its twisty nature. The circuit – 30 minutes to the north of Budapest - can be difficult for overtaking, however both Chilton and Nash are relishing the challenges of competing around a track they’ve never been to before and have been spending time in the simulator ahead of the upcoming weekendChilton said, ‘Both James and I have been using the simulator this week to get our eye in before we head out on track. It looks like a really interesting track; the corners seem to fall away in places and there’s lots of undulation.‘It’s clear that the car has speed but we have to make sure that we get that clear fast lap during qualifying and have better luck during the races. Overall I’m looking forward to the weekend and feeling positive.’Nash added, ‘After an unfortunate weekend in Slovakia it’s great to be able to get back in the car so soon. The track looks nice from what I’ve seen on the simulator; there seem to be quite a few fast corners as well which suited us last weekend in Slovakia.‘Of course it’s going to be a challenge going to another new track but I can imagine our car going really well around the circuit. I’m hoping to get on track and be right on pace just like last weekend.’The Team Aon drivers will hit the track for the first time at 9am local time on Saturday morning for first Free Practice.