WhatW Series Round 5 Report
WhereAssen, Holland
WhenSaturday 20 July 2019

But Pepper bounces back Sunday

Tasmin Pepper endured a tough weekend in the W Series Women’s World Championship, spinning out to retire from Saturday’s championship race in Assen, Holland after qualifying a fine sixth. Pepper however bounced back to deliver a brilliant 12th to sixth run in Sunday morning’s non-championship race that started off a grid in reverse championship order.

“What a pity!” Tasmin shrugged. “The wrong race counted for points this weekend. “We had two races at Assen, the normal championship race on Saturday and a non-championship race on Sunday. “Unfortunately Saturday proved really disappointing — I had a great qualifying to put it sixth on the grid and made an awesome start, but I made a mistake into turn one, spun the car around and was hit by another car to end my race there and then.

“Sunday kind of made up for it — I started 12th based on my ninth in the championship from the back, with the leader starting at the back and I made good progress through the field to end up sixth. “That was huge fun and made up for a lot of Saturday’s disappointment.

"I was really upset with how it all ended on Saturday, but those things happen — you live and you learn, there is one more round left in the championship, so I just need to work hard and make the best of it.” 

Tasmin heads to the W Series finale at Brands Hatch in England 10 August sitting ninth in the title chase, one point behind sixth and still within a mathematical chance of fifth.


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