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Paul di Resta prepares for Friday practice // Paul meets with a shark, whilst Chandhok isn't getting his hopes up

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Today is the 24th March 2010 and this is F1Minute.

Paul di Resta will make his F1 debut this weekend as he gets behind the wheel of the Force India during free practice on Friday. di Resta says he is super excited and hopes to gain loads of experience and prove his worth. His week got off to a tricky start when he turned up for a PR event and, well, he explains: “It is the first time I’ve been to Australia and the first time I’ve been to a beach here - and within two minutes I see a shark... Initially I wasn’t sure what it was but it was quite a big shark to be fair. Big enough to worry about.” Apparently a helicopter and some police got involved! How exciting!

Elsewhere, Chandhok is hoping for more improved reliability this weekend but isn’t getting his hopes up, saying: “It will be a miracle if we finish the race, and I am not expecting to, but I would like to do 20 laps in each session.”

That’s all for today, I’ll be back tomorrow with another F1Minute.