Sahara Force India F1 Bahrain Grand-Prix practices review

Sahara Force India F1 Bahrain Grand-Prix practices review

14.04.2017: 2017 BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX Sahara Force India completed a busy practice programme in Bahrain ahead

2017 BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX



Sahara Force India completed a busy practice programme in Bahrain ahead of Sunday’s race with Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon covering 117 laps between them.



 

 
SERGIO PEREZ - VJM10-02

FP1    1:34.095    P4    22 laps
FP2    1:33.319    P15    34 laps





Sergio: “We had a very straightforward day with lots of laps and no significant problems. There was a huge change in the track conditions between the two sessions when the temperatures dropped and the car was not as well balanced in the second session.


 It feels like we lost a bit of direction on both the soft and the supersoft tyre compounds, so this is something we need to understand and improve tonight.”


 
 
ESTEBAN OCON - VJM10-01


FP1    1:34.332    P7    23 laps
FP2    1:32.875    P12    38 laps


Esteban: “The practice sessions went pretty well for me and I’m quite satisfied with our performance. I am feeling good in the car and this is a circuit I know well and enjoy.



I was able to simply focus on performance and getting the information we needed about the new parts and the tyres. It was tough in the heat and it’s a demanding track on tyres so making them last and getting the performance from them is definitely the focus as we prepare for tomorrow.”





 
ROBERT FERNLEY, DEPUTY TEAM PRINCIPAL




“We had a big test programme to work through today with several new parts to evaluate. We split some of the test items between the cars and now we need to understand what to carry forward into qualifying and the race.



As was the case in Melbourne and Shanghai, there is a very close midfield pack and the margins will be very tight during qualifying. The drivers were not as comfortable with the car when the track temperatures dropped so we need to focus our attention on addressing the balance ahead of qualifying.”




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