Sportpesa RacingPoint F1 Singapore Grand-Prix practices

Sportpesa RacingPoint F1 Singapore Grand-Prix practices

20.09.2019: 2019 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX SERGIO PEREZ - CHASSIS 01 FP1 1:43.369 P18 23 laps FP2 1:40.875 P13 29 laps Sergio: “It’s always physically tough in the car here because the heat takes a lot out of you, but I really enjoy the experi


2019 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX



 


 


SERGIO PEREZ - CHASSIS 01
FP1    1:43.369    P18    23 laps
FP2    1:40.875    P13    29 laps



Sergio: “It’s always physically tough in the car here because the heat takes a lot out of you, but I really enjoy the experience: it’s a track that tests you as a driver and you have to build up your speed session by session. We still have a lot of work to do, but I think we have a car that can fight for a place in Q3.



It’s always a positive to add new parts to the car and we have a huge amount of information to explore tonight so that we can choose the right direction for tomorrow.”


 


 


LANCE STROLL - CHASSIS 02
FP1    1:42.791    P15    28 laps
FP2    1:41.128    P15    31 laps




Lance: “It’s always fun driving here: it’s a very intense lap; you really have to keep your concentration and that’s not easy in these kind of conditions. We haven’t found the right balance for the car just yet and I really wasn’t comfortable in the performance runs.



We probably got a bit too close to the walls for a Friday on a couple of occasions, but at the same time we have to use the practice sessions to explore the limits for the rest of the weekend. Looking ahead, we have plenty of work to do and we need to put it all together for tomorrow.”


 



OTMAR SZAFNAUER, CEO & TEAM PRINCIPAL


“A busy day with lots to get through as we evaluated the new parts we’ve introduced to the car here in Singapore. It’s a difficult track in many respects and the drivers were not feeling too comfortable early on, but we gradually dialed the car into the track and they were feeling happier when we began the long runs this evening.




Being a street circuit, qualifying is especially important here, so we need to focus our energy on improving our one-lap performance for tomorrow.”




 


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