Sports Romain Grosjean has already settled in well in the Indycar series, as he proved with the pole position and second place in Indianapolis last weekend. But it also seems humane for the French in America. Because compared to Formula One, the drivers were much more open there.
I don’t know why, but for some reason last year apart from Daniel [Ricciardo] and Lando [Norris] it was a little more complicated to build a relationship,”Grosjean says in the podcast’Beyond the Grid’.” Here everything was a little more open.”
The arriving IndyCar pilots would have even given him real travel tips. One of the first interlocutors of the former Formula One driver was Colton Herta, who had asked Grosjean why the drivers in the IndyCar series did not go zickzack to warm up the tires.
“He looked at me and said:’This is pointless. It doesn’t work, the track is uneven, it’s flat tire. That’s why you just stand on gas and brake at the same time. That’s all right’,”recalls Grosjean.
Incidentally: according to the Frenchman, the tip even turned out to be true. Since then, I have been doing this, and it works,”he stresses, and is amazed:”In formula 1, I would never get such a hint. Here already.”
“We all have our lives”
In general he is a little disappointed by his former colleagues in the royal class. For in the end he has no contact with any more.” I was also a little disappointed t hat hardly anyone was interested in how I recovered after the accident in Bahrain.”
“But okay: we all have our lives, and everyone was busy training to keep their neck fit and spend time with the family,”he says.”We all have our lives, and everyone was busy training to keep fit and spend time with the family.” But it would have been nice if I had gotten a few more messages.”