The game: GP4 (to see if it is really as easy as Wizzie says it is )
The year: 1994
The team: Tyrrell (Thanks to the GP2 championship, but what's wrong with a little driving for Tyrrell?)
The driver: Pieter Kickert, making his F1 debut after solid but not spetacular results in F3000.
And let's start off straight away!
1994 Brazilian Grand Prix
The teams arrived at Interlagos with several fresh faces amongst the drivers. One of the more low key ones was Pieter Kickert, born in Haarlem in 1966. Signed by Tyrrell to partner Mark Blundell, not much is expected of Kickert, as he tries to get to grips with his new car.
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1st: Michael Schumacher 1:17.963
2nd: Ayrton Senna + 0.099
3rd: Jean Alesi + 0.961
4th: Damon Hill + 0.962
5th: Mark Blundell + 1.111
6th: Karl Wendlinger + 1.439
7th: Jos Verstappen + 1.557
8th: Heinz-Harald Frentzen + 1.657
9th: Gianni Morbidelli + 1.764
10th: Erik Comas + 1.786
11th: Mika Hakkinen + 1.791
12th: Rubens Barrichello + 1.950
13th: Christian Fittipaldi + 1.980
14th: Pierluigi Martini + 2.030
15th: Gerhard Berger + 2.210
16th: Martin Brundle + 2.298
17th: Eddie Irvine + 2.298
18th: Eric Bernard + 2.705
19th: Johnny Herbert + 2.791
20th: Pieter Kickert + 2.853
21st: Olivier Panis + 2.965
22nd: Michele Alboreto + 3.372
Benetton driver Michael Schumacher takes pole byjust under a tenth of a second from Ayrton Senna, now driving for Williams. Schumacher had set the time on his first lap, and it was only a final effort from Senna that got him within a second of him. Blundell was pipped from the second row at the death by Damon Hill, while his Tyrrell teammate could only manage 20th, his final lap only able to beat Panis and Alboreto. The only incident of the session was a spin by Kickert at turn 1, where he was a sitting duck as first Irvine and then Frentzen hit him.