During the first workout Grand Prix of Russia in Sochi Sergey Sirotkin replaced Nico Hulkenberg at the wheel of Renault, was unable to get any fast lap due to this problem.
The French team attempted to fix the problem, but the Russian was never able to get back on track.
“It didn’t go as planned, – said Sergei in an interview . We wanted to gather information about the novelties brought here, let them not be able to drive many circles. But this was not possible, because we managed to ride the installation circle and spend two starts.
Sergey told how exactly were the problem: “Everything was good until the moment it happened. I just felt that the car was in neutral, as here, there was an inscription [on the wheel] of the problem.
It was a problem with the hydraulics, which eventually led to the crash gearbox”.
However, back racer Renault did not believe that incident is a reason to be upset: “this Positive situation does not add, given what we’ve been preparing for this stage. However, we’re a team, so we look forward. I am more than ready to get back in the car.”
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