Jolyon Palmer has long been questioned and performances like today do not help to regain the confidence in their abilities. The british driver started well the day, remaining one of the ten fastest riders from the first session until an exit track in turn 4 led to the floor and the front wing of his Renault were wrecked.
In the second session things were worse, as Palmer finished against the barriers, causing one of the two red flags that prevented many drivers to improve their registration with the tires superblandos. “it was Not the end of the day we wanted, however the first session went well. Start the weekend in the top ten was positive, even though I suffered the breakage of the front wing and the floor after I go long and suffer the consequences of the new pianos. My car did not behave well since the beginning of the second session and this helped to send me to the wall”, said Palmer about it.
there Will be some refreshments waiting for my mechanics at the end of the Great Prize to thank you
The british pilot knows that it has work pending for the day of Saturday, being aware of the extra work that your mechanics are going to have this weekend. “Thinking about tomorrow, we will look to fine-tune the set to a point, as we know that there is potential in the car. My side of the garage has had a little work to do, so there will be some refreshments waiting for you at the end of the Great Prize to thank you”.
For Nico Hülkenberg things were very different, thus consolidating its position as the rider of reference for the intermediate group with the permission of Fernando Alonso, who has also been shown to be very competitive in this first day. “We had to fight to find grip on a few occasions during the day today, but it is something usual for us on Friday. The car is going pretty decently, so it has been a usual working settings and work with the data to find the best balance for tomorrow”.
unfortunately, the result of Sunday will be significantly penalized for a penalty of five places on the grid upon detection of a fault in the gearbox and forced his mechanics to change it before the completion of the cycle of six consecutive races.
Renault has taken a step forward with the latest innovations introduced in the car and tries to approach to the fifth spot in the constructors championship, for which you will need to Jolyon Palmer will start to accumulate points.