Turkish GP: Toro Rosso Friday practice report

Sebastian Vettel (STR2B-04) "I am quite happy with the way practice went today. Obviously, it was difficult because of the changing conditions, which limited our track time. But I think we completed a good and consistent programme, which...

Sebastian Vettel (STR2B-04)

"I am quite happy with the way practice went today. Obviously, it was difficult because of the changing conditions, which limited our track time. But I think we completed a good and consistent programme, which produced a lot of useful information, especially for Sunday. I feel happy with the car again, which is the most important thing, so I am looking forward to tomorrow afternoon."

First Practice Session
Best lap 1.30.426, pos.19th, 21 laps
Second Practice Session
Best lap 1.29.462, pos.17th, 30 laps

Sebastien Bourdais (STR2B-01)

"It's my first time at this track and I have to say it is very interesting. Turn 8 is particularly tricky as it is both quick and bumpy and these cars don't like bumps very much! The car can step out on you quite quickly. Today, sometimes the car felt good and at other times, it seemed to get away from me. The conditions were really difficult. I wouldn't say it was a case of low grip, but rather that we struggled to take care of the tyres and this made the car difficult to drive. But we got plenty of data, so we have something to work on for tomorrow."

First Practice Session
Best lap 1.30.388, pos.18th, 19 laps
Second Practice Session
Best lap 1.29.630, pos.18th, 32 lap

-credit: toro rosso

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Sébastien Bourdais , Sebastian Vettel
Teams Toro Rosso