GP Hungary: Carlos Sainz: “We had a Friday quite hard”


the Hungaroring was a square known, and that the team Toro Rosso had taken the measure, but the new asphalt applied in the path magyar has changed the third. Both Carlos Sainz as Daniil Kvyat have had quite a few problems throughout the first two sessions free, and with an STR11 too reactive. Find a set up has not been easy and therefore the feeling is that there is still much work to be done. In addition, Carlos Sainz has suffered a reprimand for not respecting the entry of the pitlane and has already accumulated two. The third shall be punished with ten positions on the starting grid.

So he recognized Carlos Sainz, outside the top ten in the two sessions of free. With a best lap of 1:22.689, the driver from madrid explained to the press gathered in the drawing Hungarian: “it has Not been our best Friday, unfortunately. We have had a Friday quite hard and we struggled to find the balance of the car during FP1. We try to corraegir this and in fact we took a step forward in FP2 in the afternoon, but I’m still not completely happy with the car“.

Sainz stated that the new asphalt is installed at the Hungaroring has had a great impact on the problems of Toro Rosso during the day: The new asphalt makes feeling that we are on a circuit totally new and that creates new challenges for all of us. Now we have to work hard until the night, analyzing all the data and see what we equivocamoshoy to be able to be stronger tomorrow. the center of the grill is well matched and any small improvement can put you directly in the struggle to get into Q3, which is our goal”.


Daniil Kvyat has been aware of these problems and the Russian pilot has also had some scares in its pilot, and runway excursions, as has happened to Sainz. In the end, the STR11 is has been quite critical, especially in turn 4. In this aspect, Kvyat analyzed: there Were some ups and downs today, but in general I would say that at least we have enough information to work and be ready for the morning sessions. Tenemos a couple of things to improve this night and we’re going to look at everything to see where we can make progress”.

Also Kvyat has referred to the new asphalt of the layout of the Hungaroring: “The fact of having a new surface on the track means that have also changed some things in relation to the data that we had last year. This is also something that we have to look at this evening in order to better understand this circuit and what we can get out of the car”.