Frustrating GP3 debut for Morris
- Credit: Zak Mauger
Seb Morris endured a frustrating start to his GP3 season, crashing out of race one and finishing at the back in the second in Barcelona.
The Status Grand Prix driver called himself a ‘dark horse’ ahead of the weekend at the Circuit de Catalunya after an impressing during the final two-day test in Spain.
Morris couldn’t convert the promise to results, though.
On his official website, he said: “It’s been a tough weekend for us. As a rookie, I’ve certainly learnt a lot following an unfortunate day. The team has done a great job to put the car back together to the way it was [for the second race], but I feel there may have been a small issue with the front left.
“Things can only get better for the next round.”
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After qualifying 20th out of 24, the 19-year-old was involved in an incident with Ralph Boschung at turn 10, forcing both drivers to retire from the race. Then, in the second race, he finished last.
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Morris will look to put Barcelona behind him when the competition reconvene at the Red Bull Ring in Austria on June 19-21.
“I’m motivated and the team are behind me so I’m looking forward to getting back out on track already,” he said.