Sergio Perez completed third in Friday’s second coaching session – and is optimistic about his probabilities this weekend …
Sergio Perez (third): “The day turned out positively, I believe we might be quick this weekend, however right now it grew to become clear how strong the outcomes might be in qualifying. On a quick lap, you want to do every little thing proper, each little factor might be essential.
It turned out to be troublesome to get used to the brand new configuration, particularly within the center sector – the curbs there are very robust. You need to assault them to indicate a very good time, but it surely’s very simple to make errors there.
This weekend we are going to see greater than as soon as how the racers have their lap instances canceled – you want to drive as cleanly as doable. There are comparatively few turns, however the circle is kind of troublesome – and this can be very vital to do every little thing proper within the center sector. “
Lance Stroll (seventh): “Already on Friday, the outcomes turned out to be very dense – this may proceed to be the case throughout the weekend. Tomorrow one of many key ones would be the eighth flip – there you want to assault nearly on the restrict, however staying throughout the boundaries of the observe in order that the circle is just not canceled.
We have dealt with visitors properly right now, however in qualification, when everyone seems to be attempting to safe the required interval forward, issues can get rather more troublesome.
The qualification outcomes are crucial – it turned out to be harder to overhaul than we anticipated. General, I’m happy with the automobile and stay up for the qualification and the race with optimism. “