Team Talk - Friday in Interlagos


Motor Racing - Formula One World Championship - Brazilian Grand Prix - Practice Day - Sao Paulo, Brazil

Jolyon Palmer: “It is an awesome track. There are a lot of blind corners and walking around it yesterday was an eye-opener as I have never raced here before. It is really good to drive. It felt pretty hot in the car and the tyre performance was dropping off quite quickly, but it was a great experience. We had a productive morning including trying the latest front wing so it’s been a positive day.”

Romain Grosjean: “It was pretty hot out there and you really felt it in the car! We had a few areas to work on with the set-up in the afternoon, but P7 on the board is pretty good for us at this stage in the season. It’s a great track that I really love and you forget just how good it is till you get out there and put in a lap. I’m really looking forward to qualifying.”

Pastor Maldonado: “There’s more to come from the car but we clocked up a lot of laps today so we can make some good progress on the set-up before tomorrow. It’s a short track but we really put in the laps in the afternoon. It’s always great driving this track.”

Alan Permane, Trackside Operations Director: “That was a decent day for us. We completed good run programmes in both sessions and the E23 looks good in all the configurations we evaluated. Romain showed promising pace in the afternoon and there’s more to come from Pastor. We’ve got some progress we can make overnight so tomorrow will be an interesting day.”

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