XITE ENERGY Racing's Tamara Molinaro pursuing another podium in Chile

XITE ENERGY Racing's Tamara Molinaro pursuing another podium in Chile

22.09.2022: Last season’s Extreme E Championship Driver, Tamara Molinaro, is now a podium finisher in the series, having secured XITE ENERGY Racing’s best-ever result at the Sardinian double-header. Extreme E caught up with the Italian keen for a repeat in Chile.



Last season’s Extreme E Championship Driver, Tamara Molinaro, is now a podium finisher in the series, having secured XITE ENERGY Racing’s best-ever result at the Sardinian double-header. Extreme E caught up with the Italian keen for a repeat in Chile.





Extreme E: How much are you looking forward to racing in Chile?


Tamara Molinaro
: I cannot wait to be back in the ODYSSEY in Chile. I haven’t had the opportunity to drive any race car since the last race in Sardinia, so I am really looking forward to being back.





XE: How different do you imagine it to be compared to previous races this season - for instance new terrain/altitude?  Will it be a bigger challenge?


TM:
I think it’s great to be on a track where nobody has had previous experience. It’s levelling the field and it’s always super exciting to visit a new place.




XE: Those on social media will have noticed a new tattoo for you and Timo! Could you explain?



TM:
So, me and Timo were joking about it before Sardinia. We promised each other that if we were on the podium at the end of the weekend, we would get a matching tattoo. After our second place in the first race of the week (NEOM Island X Prix I), we started thinking and after some crazy ideas we realised we had to deal with it forever, so I thought of something a bit more serious.


Thinking about the fact that we are so passionate about speed, motorsport, and anything that makes us feel alive, from there came the idea. The chemical composition of Adrenaline - what we live off!




XE: You and Timo appear to be a good combination. How has the racing partnership been so far this season?


TM
: I am super happy about being paired with Timo. He is a great team-mate - always positive, calm and giving 100%. He makes me feel very relaxed and motivated.
 




With 27 points, XITE ENERGY Racing sit fifth in the Extreme E Season 2 Championship standings. The Antofagasta Minerals Copper X Prix begins this weekend (24-25 September) and you can find out how XITE ENERGY Racing and the rest of the Extreme E grid fare by watching the action here.



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