Live from the Dubai 24 Hour Part III
This is what racers, team managers and mechanics eat to get them through the night…
Posted: 13 Jan 2012
Martin Baerschmidt, driver, Gulf Team First
CAR #119 Aston Martin Vantage N24 GT4
FAVOURITE SNACK Banana
FOR WHY? "I just love ‘em. I eat a lot after triathlons - they give you lots of energy and you don't have to deal with the taste of chocolate. I reckon I eat eight to ten a day when I'm racing. It's probably the first thing I have when I get out of the car."
THE RACE "We've had some real gearbox issues - we were stuck in fifth at one point, then it wouldn't select at all. We had terrible ECU problems, too, but Hamburg racing leant us one of theirs. After we fitted it we were running qualifying times. But it's great fun - I'm Australian, we've got another Australian driver, a Lebanese guy and a Japanese girl so we've been described as team UN."