BS: You must be feeling confident for the PWA World Tour this year, do you think you have what it takes to be the PWA World Champion and who do you think will be the closest rivals at the top?
Gonzalo: I have probably the best combination of gear out there at the moment!!! Starboard and Point-7 has proven itself to be some of the best gear and almost a secure ticket to podium finishes. But if you don’t do your homework you will never get to the top. Right now I am at a point where I’m spending hours and hours each day just to tune my gear, it’s like a full time job. I received all my stuff pretty late so at the moment I am not thinking so much about winning the tour or not. I am really just looking forward for this upcoming week when I will be sailing a lot of slalom and being able to share training with top level riders like Ben Van Der Steen who lives here in Tarifa.
I am sure that if I get to tune my gear as much as I want to tune it then I can get podiums and be as consistent as you have to be to be at the top of the ranks. But there is unreal level this days and it’s gonna be a tough season. I think that Antoine [Albeua] and Ben will be the guys to beat this year.
This Formula event gave me a lot of confidence and showed me that when I have good speed I can win races.