Brazilian GP: Toro Rosso Friday practice notes

Comments from the Toro Rosso drivers after Friday practices for the Brazilian Grand Prix Tonio Liuzzi: "A difficult day on a difficult track. It was a bit damp at the start of practice and we adjusted the set- up bit by bit as it dried.

Comments from the Toro Rosso drivers after Friday practices for the Brazilian Grand Prix

Tonio Liuzzi:

"A difficult day on a difficult track. It was a bit damp at the start of practice and we adjusted the set- up bit by bit as it dried. We concentrated on working towards the race and from what we have seen so far, I think we will have a tough time on Sunday. We expect to improve our performance tomorrow by trying various changes to the car. The engine restrictor does not help us with the many changes of gradient here."

Scott Speed:

"Another new track for me. It's very tight and right now it is also very slippery. So going for a full lap without missing a braking point or sliding out off line has been very difficult. Of course I had heard about how bumpy this place is and the fact that it's an anti-clockwise track, but after the first two hours I'm feeling fine physically."

"In terms of car performance, it felt on the edge everywhere and although the track condition will improve it will always be tough for us as we usually struggle on this type of circuit. A difficult end to the season I think."

Neel Jani:

"Being the third driver all year for this team has been a very nice experience. Never in my racing life have I learnt so much in one year, about set-up, tyres and so on. I have enjoyed it even though there have been some frustrating moments. Life goes on and my next aim is to actually race in F1."

"The team got better and better during the year and I think now they are working well together. Here at the track, I had a good morning, but in the afternoon I had a broken exhaust."

Tonio Liuzzi
Best lap: 1:15.737
Position: 25th

Scott Speed
Best lap: 1:15.855
Position: 26th

Neel Jani
Best lap: 1:15.868
Position: 27th

-credit: toro rosso

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Scott Speed , Neel Jani
Teams Toro Rosso