Quick thoughts on the Mariners’ AFL roster

In the previous race of their debut season at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, lead driver Juffali and staff-mate Adam Christodoulou finished their campaign strongly, using Theeba Motorsport to a third-area end and their sixth class podium in the championship.

The consequence, which came 24 hrs just after their third-spot spot in Race One particular, meant they finished second over-all in the class with 57 factors, and sixth all round in the level of competition.

Following their podium complete in the opening race, Christodoulou fronted qualifying and secured a competitive seventh on the grid with a 1:44.385 lap time.

He commenced the 60-moment race but slipped to eighth on the opening lap adhering to an early duel with the #63 Oregon Staff Lamborghini of Benjamin Hites.

The Briton was locked in struggle with the #3 Aust Motorsport Audi of Max Hofer throughout his stint and soon after dropping placement in the sixth moment, repassed the Austrian during the Security Vehicle restart, induced by a spin for Alex Villanueva.

Rising to fourth soon after the pit window opened, Adam handed about to group-mate, Juffali, 24 minutes from the end, with the group rejoining seventh total and third in-class just after leaping the #777 Olimp Racing Audi in the pit lane.

She managed her course situation in a scientific operate to the chequered flag to seal the runner-up placement in the Professional-Am Championship in only Theeba Motorsport’s initially period of opposition.

Juffali described the feat as a “fantastic achievement”. She explained: “What a race! It feels like yesterday because we commenced this journey, and I cannot very feel that Theeba Motorsport’s 1st period is full.

“Given the distinctive problems we have confronted this season, finishing as the runners-up in the Professional-Am Championship is a wonderful accomplishment, and it just reveals the value of the difficult do the job that goes on powering the scenes ahead of and soon after each individual race. I’m particularly proud of anyone.”

She included: “Adam [Christodoulou] did a fantastic career in qualifying and drove an great initial stint to put us in rivalry for the podium. With a speedy halt, we managed to leap into the major a few and from there, we just had to convey it house.”