Xandinho Negrao: «I know the team, the guys and the mechanics. For me it is like a family; a great bunch. I really like the car and, compared to 2008 when I drove the Maserati MC12 in the FIA GT, there are a few differences apart from the extra 140kg. Still, I don't think this will be a problem; I will just have to get used to it.
I am really happy to be here and have the chance to race on my home track as I live in Sao Paolo. For me it will be special.
My aim is to help Michael and Andrea in the championship and help Enrique by scoring as many points as possible. I am ready to give my all».
Enrique Bernoldi: «I know the track but, I have to admit, it isn't one of my favourites. We drove well this morning and set the top time.
We have noted that the tyres wear out easily here and this is significant. It is a factor that shouldn't be under-estimated and could affect the outcome of the race.
I am pleased at teaming up with Xandinho Negrao. As well as being a quick driver, he is a friend and someone with whom I raced in a kart event organised by Felipe Massa.
I am hoping for a Brazilian podium on Sunday».