Kvyat urges Toro Rosso not to get frustrated

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Daniil Kvyat says Toro Rosso should not get frustrated by its double retirement at the Grand Prix of Europe.

Starting from an impressive sixth on the grid, Kvyat went backwards in the opening laps as he struggled with the handling of his car, eventually retiring after two early pit stops. Team-mate Carlos Sainz became the second driver to retire from the race, with both suffering suspected rear suspension problems, but Kvyat has urged Toro Rosso to move on quickly.

"It’s hard to get frustrated," Kvyat said. "It was not the day we wanted, all in all it was not very pleasant, but that’s life. We need to investigate what happened, because both cars retired and that’s always time for a team to make an investigation.

"We shouldn’t be put out of equilibrium, if you want, we just need to sort this problem and focus on the next race, simple as that. There were plenty of positives in this weekend, so we need to take them.

"There are people in the team whose work is to focus on negative things, me and my crew focus on more positive things and try to carry that through to the next events."

And Kvyat admits there was no way of managing the problem on a street circuit where there is no margin for error.

"On a street circuit it wasn’t a pleasure to drive with this problem because the car felt a bit out of control. We stayed out and boxed hoping it was an issue with the tyre, we changed the tyre but the problem, and the lap I did on the Prime tyres was difficult, because I didn’t know if I was going to end up in the wall or not. Nevertheless, hopefully we will consider it for the future races."

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