"We enjoyed the battle. We like it, we are fans of the motor world. I remember Senna-Prost, Schumacher-Alonso ... it is a luxury an
“We enjoyed the battle. We like it, we are fans of the motor world. I remember Senna-Prost, Schumacher-Alonso … it is a luxury and we are fortunate to have the best moment of two drivers so even. I think that Verstappen is a Tad more favorite. He has a bit of an advantage. Hamilton has more experience. But he is very even. ”
New Leclerc engine: “It is very useful information for 2022 and for this year the fight we have with McLaren. In Sochi we can go ahead and the first comments from Leclerc are positive. We are working hard on setting the hybrid part and Today’s session is to finish optimizing all the parameters. ”
Russia, for Ferrari: “It is positive for us. It would be in the upper-middle zone for us among all the circuits, because you degrade the rear tires more, in the last sector you suffer a lot and we are good and it is more traction than cornering Quick. We can get out of here with bigger point loot. ”
The rain: “Tomorrow the conditions will really be very difficult” (quali could go from Saturday to Sunday if the extreme rain expected for this Saturday is confirmed).
New engine for Sainz in the next race: “It would be logical, but it will depend on how the engine works here.”
Today the teams must make the most of the day in case it rains tomorrow and this means that today the qualifying simulations should be more real than other Fridays to reach the quali (which could be done on the Sunday before the race if it rains) with less doubts.
Finally he arrived and this should give him some extra horses that they did not have and that will come in handy for Ferrari: Sainz should mount this new engine in the next race, in Turkey, so the Spaniard would start from behind there due to this change in motor. This engine is made with a view to building the 2022 engine.
And is that
Verstappen He drags three penalty spots on Sunday’s starting grid for being considered “mostly guilty” for his incident with Hamilton. This will prevent you from starting from pole and will complicate things on a track of
Sochi in which Mercedes has always won. Hamilton is a favorite, but be careful with
Bottas, that this is one of his favorite tracks and in which he feels especially comfortable …