''I'm pretty realistic,'' he told Spain's 'Marca' newspaper at the Montreal track, where he'll fulfill McLaren's 'Friday' and reserve post. 'I know how difficult it will be to get a place in 2006. If it happens, I'll look back on Bahrain and remember that race as very helpful.''
So what about Canada's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve? Pedro, who has driven for Arrows and Jaguar, reckons the best car in Montreal will be the one with the best traction. ''So Renault will be strong,'' he told the daily.