Pascal Wehrlein shared his expectations from the first Grand Prix of the season-2017, which will be held at the end of next week on the track albert Park in Melbourne.
This year, the German moved from the Manor in the Sauber, where he replaced Felipe Nasr, who left Formula 1.
“The stage in Australia will be special for me and the team, – quotes Wehrlein press-service of the Sauber. – I’m starting a career as a racer Sauber. Sure start on Sunday will be a unique moment for me.
The second week of pre-season test was very productive, I managed to get comfortable behind the wheel of a C36.
After several weeks of intensive training, we finally travel to Melbourne. I feel well prepared for the start of the season.
So far it looks quite promising, but of course conclusions can be made only after the exit of the highway in Melbourne. I rely heavily on our joint team work.”
Marcus Ericsson, making his fourth season in Formula 1 and third in the composition Sauber, added: “I like Melbourne is a fantastic place. The fans and the atmosphere there is just incredible. Always great to be in the center of the city and on the highway in albert Park.
I look forward to the beginning of season 2017. After the tests in Barcelona, during which we collected a large amount of data and were well prepared, I’m going to Melbourne with a positive attitude.
Let’s see how the first race weekend with the new car.
Albert Park is a complex combination of fixed route and city ring. I think it will be difficult to find the optimal settings, but I’m sure we will do it”.
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