Williams German GP - Nurburgring Friday Practice Report

Nurburgring GP-Strecke

Objectives P1

• Evaluation of new aero parts including new front and rear wings • Dry set-up work

Rubens Barrichello, Williams F1 Team
Rubens Barrichello, Williams F1 Team

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Objectives P2

• Comparison work of new aero parts on both cars • Tyre testing on long runs and set-up work

Sam Michael, Technical Director

Today we spent the morning evaluating a new rear wing, front wing and suspension design. We still have some work to do on all of those items, so we haven't decided which options to race here in the Grand Prix. With the high altitude here, we have to set-up the car differently and today was about optimising the set-up around that.

Rubens Barrichello

We weren’t as competitive as we should have been today but if the weather changes it could be interesting. I really like the track so I’m looking forward to a better weekend.

Pastor Maldonado

We had a few problems today and I didn’t have a great feeling in the car. I think it will be a tough weekend for us but we are working hard and hoping to improve for tomorrow.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Rubens Barrichello , Pastor Maldonado
Teams Williams
Tags barrichello, maldonado, michael, nurburgring, williams