New Racing Point driver Lance Stroll thinks podiums are possible in the new Mercedes powered RP19 - and sets his personal targets on achieving just that.
Having already stood on the podium for Williams at the chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix back in 2017, 20-year-old Lance Stroll believes that nothing less than a return to the rostrum in 2019 should be seen as a success for himself and the team, with Racing Point entering a new era under fresh ownership and with a substantial injection of funds to the once struggling outfit.
"My goal is to get back on the podium in 2019 as well. I’ve seen what this team achieved in the past and it’s a real credit to the people involved.
"I’m looking forward to making our own history.”With the top places in Formula One hard to come by thanks to the recent dominance of both Mercedes and Ferrari at the front of the field - in fact only Red Bull managed to break that stranglehold last season, and with a strong team mate in the form of Sergio Perez, it will be a tough ask for Stroll to achieve those aims in the year ahead.
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