Haas F1 debutant Pietro Fittipaldi is happy with Friday’s coaching …
Pietro Fittipaldi (18th): “Incredible day! That was nice! It has been a yr since I piloted a Formulation automobile – and eight months since I ever went on the observe. I attempted to remain calm and enhance with every lap – and all the pieces labored out.
The engineers helped me determine all the pieces out, the mechanics additionally labored nice – I’m very happy with as we speak. The one downside was the blockage within the first exercise, after which I needed to interrupt the collection – the set of tires was broken. However within the second session, we completed what we began.
Tomorrow I’ll take yet one more step, and in qualifying and race I can assault. “
Kevin Magnussen (14th): “Brief lap, bumpy observe, you might be in site visitors on a regular basis – it is a severe problem. Sadly, we aren’t quick sufficient – neither on the complete model of the observe, nor on the brief one. We have to obtain a greater steadiness, however the issue will not be solely the shortage of pace on the straights – we’re inferior within the corners. We have to discover some answer.
Pietro did an amazing job as we speak. He solely came upon a few days in the past that he would sit behind the wheel, didn’t conduct any checks, however he appeared very assured. I hope he loved it. “
Günther Steiner, workforce chief: “Each trainings went effectively. Within the first, Pietro was unable to drive the complete deliberate distance because of issues with the tires, however he coped very effectively within the second. In the present day it was vital for him to journey the utmost distance. I hope the bodily exercise was not too nice.
Kevin additionally did job as we speak, shortly adapting to the brand new observe configuration. Now we’re getting ready for tomorrow. “