McLaren-Honda F1  Chinese Grand-Prix Friday practice

McLaren-Honda F1 Chinese Grand-Prix Friday practice

07.04.2017: Today was an unusual day in Shanghai, with a heavily disrupted first session owing to mist and intermittent showers, which meant the medical

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Today was an unusual day in Shanghai, with a heavily disrupted first session owing to mist and intermittent showers, which meant the medical helicopter was grounded, unable to operate its usual service in the event of an incident.


Both drivers completed only one installation lap followed by one short run each – Fernando four laps on Intermediates, and Stoffel three laps on Wets, but neither was able to commit to any conclusive running.


The team will return to the track tomorrow morning in an effort to recoup the lost running time, in advance of qualifying in the afternoon.





THE DRIVERS

 

FERNANDO ALONSO
#FA14  MCL32-03


FP1 1m53.520s (+3.029s) 5 laps 7th
FP2 Session aborte
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“It’s good to see the fans in the grandstands and how much they enjoy Formula 1, but it’s a shame that we didn’t put any laps in for them in FP2, and very few in FP1. Hopefully we can give them a good show tomorrow and Sunday.


“I know this track well, I know the tyres, I know the car, so I don’t mind going straight into qualifying. Should we need wet tyres or dry tyres, I have all the data on my hard disk already!”

 



STOFFEL VANDOORNE
#SV2  MCL32-01

FP1 1m57.445s (+6.954s) 4 laps 12th
FP2 Session aborted



“Well, it wasn’t a very exciting day for any of us. Nobody wants to wait in the car or hang about in the garage, so it’s a shame I only got one run in FP1 today, in wet conditions. There will be a lot for me to catch up with tomorrow. Hopefully, conditions will be better and we’ll be able to get some decent running.



“It’s true we have some new bits on the car and we would’ve preferred to spend more time on track to evaluate them, but it’s the same for everyone, after all.


“From my side, for sure, it’s the first time I’ve driven here so catching up will be one of our key tasks tomorrow. We’ll try to make the most of it.”

 



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