The New Lister Hybrid – First Test
You’ve been very patient, but finally here’s the new
Lister Hybrid - testing at a dry but overcast Snetterton on Monday,
with Justin Keen and Jens Moller doing the duties. Mike Hoyer
captured the images of the car's first run .....
is encouraged - no very encouraged - by the first day’s testing.
But that’s all it’s going to get before its public debut
at Silverstone on Friday.
100 laps trouble-free, and we had no issues whatsoever – it
was absolutely trouble free,” says the team owner.
could lap comfortably in a minute dead, on very old rubber. We were
doing 15 lap runs - and it's actually overcooled.”
sensibly wary of making too much of this new project though, so
soon into its life.
potential is there in a big way, but there’s a lot to sort
out. We’re not even sure what’s the best ride height
to run it at.”
power is very good – but this weekend will be low key for
us. It’s the next stage of our test programme.”
No Jan Magnussen
this weekend, because he’s racing at Watkins Glen on Friday
evening – but he’ll be back for the Nurburgring next
month. Justin Keen and Jens Moller will be more than happy to bring
this car home to the finish at Silverstone on Saturday evening.
Keep your fingers crossed for the team – it’s so new,
they haven’t got any spare parts yet!
is still working on attracting the racing budget for the rest of
the season: his success in this area will govern where and how often
the Lister Hybrid appears in the next two or three months.... perhaps
a first look at the car will start at queue of backers at his door?
Or potential purchasers?