Renault has had a day job, quite complex in the GP of Singapore, particularly because in the paddock your immediate future was mutating full. While Nico Hülkenberg and Jolyon Palmer jumped on to the track, the signature of Enstone confirmed his break as a biker team Toro Rosso, announced its new agreement with McLaren, and confirmed, by the way, the hiring of Carlos Sainz as their official driver for the season 2018. With this spiral of changes, has almost gone unnoticed fifth place for Nico Hülkenberg in the FP2 or the small touch that Jolyon Palmer with the barriers.
With all and in spite of the fifth place achieved, Nico Hülkenberg has called her Friday as a normal day in the office, oblivious to the German rider to the more immediate present: “To tell the truth, we have had a Friday pretty standard, although a positive here in Singapore. The performance of the FP2 has been pretty good and the car has worked well all the time“.
Without doubt, trta, and a good start weekend
Hülkenberg added: “I’ve felt happy with the car throughout the day and that is what is most important to me at this time. We definitely have a good balance in the car, everything feels good and although there is always room to improve, without a doubt, it is a good start to the weekend“.
Something more complex has been the day for Jolyon Palmer at the Marina Bay. After completing 25 laps in FP1 and finish tenth, the british struck against the barriers of light form in FP2: “I hit the wall in the afternoon session, so we have to fine-tune a little bit the car during the night. There are plenty of things to do“.
The pilot of Renault, he added with great positive spirit: “In general they were very good sessions for free. We are in a good place in order to progress the day tomorrow“.