At the end of qualifying in Sochi in 2017 Ferrari was able to add in comparison with last year three seconds, Mercedes or two, but the winner in this respect once again proved to be Renault.
The qualification of Grand Prix of Russia the First shot of Ferrari since 2008!
Nico Hulkenberg managed to break in the third segment of qualifying and eventually took the eighth place.
Interestingly, Red Bull Racing, which are the same motors Renault, slightly ahead of the French factory team.
The progress of the Renault compared to the previous year was more than 3.5 seconds. By the way, has never drivers have not improved the time in the promised five seconds, the average increase is around four seconds. Nevertheless, the Grand Prix of Spain, where many will bring up the updates, you can expect more, as the track is quite sensitive from the point of view of aerodynamics.
The best times to Sochi every year became more and faster, therefore, most likely, last year’s record Nico Rosberg is 1.39,094, quickly fall under the new regulations.
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