The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg satisfied with eighth place in qualifying at the Sochi Autodrom, but the German understand that the race the pace RS17 at the start of the 2017 season leaves much to be desired.
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“In qualifying, we have achieved its maximum. I think the result should satisfy us, – said the German. But we know that the race will be difficult.
In 2017 our race pace not as strong as qualification. On Sunday, Renault will be able to see how the car helped the latest updates in this area. As always, we will do everything possible to score points”.
Qualification Jolyon Palmer ended in the first segment, when he made a mistake in one of the turns, hit a curb, and crashed his car. In the final minutes of the British became the 16th.
“I have to thank the team that worked hard throughout the race weekend. Now she will have to work a little more, stated Palmer. – On my fast lap I was struggling, but too aggressive ran over a curb and crashed into a barrier.
Of course, skipping the third workout had a negative impact on my prospects, but the race can happen anything. I hope Sunday goes for me, more successfully”.
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