Renault reserve driver Sergey Sirotkin has shared his expectations from performance in the first free practice of Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom.
21-year-old Russian will replace in the car R. S. 17 Nico Hulkenberg for the third time in his career, will speak at the free races in the stage. In 2014, Sirotkin drove the car Sauber, becoming the then 17-m, and in 2016, speaking for Renault, showed the 13-th result.
“I was in Sochi last year, so familiar with the route and know what to expect. It is a modern track with some interesting aspects. Previous Grand Prix here were very interesting, – said Sirotkin in an interview to the press service of Renault. The most difficult part of the track last sector, after the back straight, as there are several hard braking zones, which follow each other. In this bundle is very important to control the back of the machine.
I am proud to be Russian driver, and a performance in front of thousands of Russian fans – always a special moment. However, I am ready to be in the car anywhere. Of course, attention from the media will be big, will be around a lot of my friends is always nice, but I will be completely focused on piloting. I must do their work and maintain concentration for the whole race weekend and not just during the first workout when I’m in the car.”
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