Brazilian driver Bruno Senna has been confirmed as a race driver for Williams F1, returning the Senna name to the British outfit 18 years after his uncle and F1 legend Ayrton Senna died. The former Lotus Renault driver, who is a good friend of Indian driver Karun Chandhok, opens up about taking forward his uncle's legacy, his expectations for 2012 and a lot more.
Q: Now that you've been confirmed as a Williams driver, what are your thoughts heading into 2012?
BS: I'm really happy to be a part of a team with such a fantastic heritage. I am very proud that Williams has chosen me to race in what will be an important year for them. Everyone is extremely motivated for 2012 and it is great to be part of that motivation. It is true that they didn't have the best season last year, but it is clear that the team is on a new path and everyone is pulling together to ensure that this year is a better one. I really hope that I can demonstrate what I can do, not only for the team, but for myself. It's going to be interesting to see what we can achieve together.
Q: What are your objectives for the 2012 season?
BS: It's difficult to set objectives before the season starts, but I intend to push the car 100% to the limit to get the maximum performance we can from it.