The pilot Force India Sergio Perez was pleased with ninth position at the end of qualifying at Sochi Autodrom.
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“The qualifying session was far from perfect for me – admitted the Mexican. – However, in the end we managed to achieve a good result.
We can be pleased with his pace in the third segment: the circle is not the best. But the results in the middle of the peloton so close that a tenth of a second could lift us a few places higher.
In addition, it was difficult to warm up the tires and save them in required temperature during the whole fast lap. Also worth noting is the fact that on Saturday compared to Friday, the conditions changed. It affected everyone.
Sunday will be important to take a good start and an adventure to go into a second turn: in last years there have been many contacts.
I look to the future with optimism. I think we can play a few positions at the start”.
His partner Esteban Windows, which became the tenth, said: “This is my first appearance in the third segment. I’m happy with my performance.
The team did a great work with every session the machine worked better and better.
In the third segment I made a few errors that can not be upset, so how could I be even higher.
If the race will be able to have a clean start, has all the prerequisites to produce a good result. You should try to make the most of this qualifying success”.
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