Brazilian GP: Super Aguri Friday practice notes

At a cold and damp Interlagos circuit Super Aguri F1 Team commenced the final Grand Prix race weekend of the 2007 Formula One season. It was not the start that the team was hoping for and there is a great deal to be accomplished before tomorrow's...

At a cold and damp Interlagos circuit Super Aguri F1 Team commenced the final Grand Prix race weekend of the 2007 Formula One season. It was not the start that the team was hoping for and there is a great deal to be accomplished before tomorrow's Qualifying.

Takuma Sato:

"It was a busy but not an easy day. We evaluated the different downforce levels with the new rear wing and worked through the tyre test, but we experienced so many different conditions that it was not possible to complete the tyre programme. We need to analyse the data tonight to improve our performance and also hope for more stable conditions tomorrow."

Anthony Davidson:

"It was an interesting day with changeable conditions. The car was okay in the rain this morning, but then as the track dried throughout the second session it was difficult to get a good time out of it. I am disappointed with where we have ended up on the time sheets; I feel that we are struggling with pace compared to our competitors and so we have a lot of work to do overnight before tomorrow's Qualifying."

Graham Taylor, Sporting Director:

"The changeable weather conditions and new track surface meant that there was a great deal to cover today. We managed to split the programme and gained a lot of information from both free practice sessions, however we made a mistake this morning with Taku's tyres and are not satisfied with where we are at the end of the day. Even though the new parts that we have brought to this circuit seem to be working well there is a lot work to be done overnight."

Takuma Sato
Chassis: SA07-02
FP1 Position: 14th
Fastest Lap Time: 1:22.929
FP2 Position: 18th
Fastest Lap Time: 1:14.431

Anthony Davidson
Chassis: SA07-03
FP1 Position: 17th
Fastest Lap Time: 1:23.551
FP2 Position: 19th
Fastest Lap Time: 1:14.477

-credit: super aguri

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Takuma Sato , Anthony Davidson
Teams Super Aguri F1