Nico Rosberg seems to live on a cloud in the day in which, in addition to finishing as the fastest rider of the first day of practice at the Hungaroring, has made public its renewal for two more seasons with the team, the more powerful of the grill: Mercedes.
“An awesome day leg of us in terms of performance.
Obviously, that does not necessarily mean that we are going to be so
strong morning, but by the time it is positive. I feel
marvel and the car is very fast, so that is a good start
weekend in general”.
“We have all the work simulation rating, and
race done and everything looks very good. I think that the new asphalt
fits well, so I am optimistic. It is a great feeling to start
a day like this with the signed contract. That has always been a
the positive momentum. Now I’m really excited for the rest of the
weekend in my amazing silver arrow”.
To Lewis Hamilton things have been very different because, although it has been the fastest in the morning in the first practice session, has suffered a departure of the track in the afternoon, impacting against the barriers with the left side of his car. Although he was able to return to the pits without any apparent damage of seriousness, the strong impact of more than 10 G, forcing the team to analyze suspensions, anchors the same to the chassis, gearbox and other elements that may have been damaged, so that the british pilot was unable to return to the track.
“Obviously, it has not been the best session for me. My apologies
the team for all the hard work ahead for
fix the car. Fortunately, I got a good feeling in
the few laps I did and the pace is clearly there, so tomorrow I hope to be able to recover the lost time during the
morning session and come back with force in the classification”.
Paddy Lowe, Executive Director of Mercedes, praised the great work done by Nico Rosberg during the day and explained the consequences of the accident of Lewis Hamilton, he had to visit the medical center as part of the protocol in cases of impacts with high G-forces. According to the british engineer, the car will be ready for Saturday without problems.
“The most important thing is that Lewis emerged unscathed despite the
impact. These cars are very strong in side impacts pure,
so he went to the medical centre for a check-up after an impact of
high forces G. there Has been some damage to the suspension and some
elements of the chassis, but will be easily fixed during the