The pilot of Renault Jolyon Palmer commented on his final tenth place on the basis of qualifications in the Spa.
The Briton looked very good throughout qualifying, over and over again ahead of teammate Nico Hulkenberg, but the first departure Jolyon to the fastest lap in the third segment ended with a stop on the track due to problems with the transmission.
“Throughout the weekend I had a great pace. This weekend RS17 can safely be called my best, Palmer said. I felt well-balanced car.
In the third segment on the car failed in transmission operation, which was triggered by a fault with the clutch switch.
If not for the damage to the equipment, I was able to claim seventh place. I hope that in the Sunday race I’ll be able to score points”.
Palmer is qualified in seventh position made Nico Hulkenberg.
“I am very happy with the result, because I could not find the optimal settings, – said Niko. I still don’t think we’ve found a middle ground in the balance of the car.
At the same time, I am pleasantly surprised that I managed to squeeze in the seventh line”.
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