Belgian GP Prost Friday notes

Heinz-Harald Frentzen "I must say I feel satisfied, especially with the progress we made during the morning session. Fortunately for me everything went fine today, and I did not have any particular problem, except the changing conditions which all...

Heinz-Harald Frentzen
"I must say I feel satisfied, especially with the progress we made during the morning session. Fortunately for me everything went fine today, and I did not have any particular problem, except the changing conditions which all the teams had to endure. I get to know my car better and better, and for sure I am a lot happier with its balance than I was in Hungary. We made some important improvements in the morning and we also had a good second session in wet conditions. It was a good opportunity for me to get a better picture of the way the Michelin tyres work as we could evaluate the different compounds they offer this weekend. All in all, it was a very productive day and I feel happy with what we have achieved so far. "

Luciano Burti
"I don't like to say that but this was a horrible day. Unfortunately during the morning session, I had an electrical problem in the engine. It caused a traction control failure, which made me spin. I managed to come back to the pits, but the engine was gone and the team immediately started to change it. Thanks to their efforts, I was able to get back on the track quickly after the second session started. I just had enough time to do a lap in order to check everything was working well, and it started to rain heavily... Therefore I was not able to work on dry set-ups at all. I chose to take it easy under the rain because the last thing I wanted was to crash the car considering the little time I had left on the track. Having such a difficult day is very frustrating and I hope it will not affect too much the rest of the week-end. "

Henri Durand
"As it often happens in Spa, we suffered from changing weather conditions today, and unfortunately this morning we only worked with one AP04 since we had an engine failure on Luciano's car. But Heinz-Harald went through an aerodynamic development programme and his conclusions were very interesting. We will now capitalise on them to prepare for tomorrow."

Chassis
Frentzen: AP04-06
Burti: AP04-04
Spare: AP04-02

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Luciano Burti , Heinz-Harald Frentzen