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Martin Choi after the "24 Hours of Le Mans": the psyche helped me


Martin Choi pilot EKO Racing and BMW Motorrad CSEU, will have a new teammate from the next round of the World Endurance Championship, he revealed himself on arrival at the airport "Sofia" after the heroic complete the worst round on the calendar - 24 hours of Le Man.

Bulgarians shared his impressions of the race in France and spoke of difficulties during the day on the track, and it announced that it would drive along with the pilot of MotoGP - Lukasz Peszek. This will happen 12 hours of Portimao on 10-11 June, with the live broadcast of the race will be broadcast live on Eurosport.

Choi created a real feat during the race "24 Hours of Le Mans" and meet Team goal after seeing the checkered flag on Sunday afternoon, although the causes of pain medication. Rest single driver for BMW for nearly 15 hours, the Bulgarian drained his strength up, but brought the bike to the finish line.

"I'm really very tired. This morning my body was totally drained, but I'm happy and still keeps me euphoric. I'm glad I was able to do what he wanted from me. On the team were extremely pleased, especially on the finish. lifted me into the air, they rejoiced all, and this should be seen and can not be explained by words. this proves that the 24 hours of Le Mans is almost impossible to complete even two. and the weather conditions were terrible, there was fog, but curiosity came elsewhere. After 23 hours of work as donkeys, 10 minutes before the finals get electronics malfunction and ran like crazy 500-600 meters with the bike and on the pit lane I would have fainted. I was so exhausted! but all came to pit lane and supported me. Even other mechanics who were waiting for their riders. This gave me the strength to get to the pits, where our engineers were true professionals and removed the damage quickly. I got back on the track one or two minutes before the checkered flag and could not finish , "Bulgarian pilot EKO Racing and BMW Motorrad CSEU.

"I saw that I was prepared for many things. It's hard to explain what we saw and experienced for 24 hours. Maybe I was not prepared mentally for so severe a race but after the finish it was all right. I hope in the future no such falls. on workouts proved that we are strong and competitive, we were about a second of the top ten. The next race will change and we will drive Lukasz Peszek of MotoGP, who was on the other side of the BMW. it is very strong racer and proved it in France, so I think in Portimao will be very, very strong. I just hope to get lucky and everything will be fine, "added Martin Choi.

"Even after the fall of Proshenik thought it worse than early fall can not happen. We prepared for the worst and I had scored in his head - not to worry, not to get tired mentally and be fresh. but at 2-3 o'clock in the morning became zero degrees and began to rain, and then it became very hard. abstraction and at 3:30, 4:00 in the morning I made the best of times as a whole, "continued the first Bulgarian to take part in motorcycle edition of the 24 hours of Le Mans. "

On his teammates out of the race, Choi said: "One has a broken pelvis and broken arm in two places. He is well and recovering in hospital in Paris. There's this thing in motorsport, especially endurance and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. I wish him to recover quickly. The other is also good, although it did at night when I had to. The important thing is that we have delivered the goal and I was there for the finale, so I have to thank everyone. "


Source: auto.offnews.bg