2009 Hungarian GP, practice: BMW Sauber quotes 

Written by Nick on July 25th, 2009 at 1:56 amLast Update: July 25th, 2009 at 1:56 am

Willy Rampf: “We used some new parts today, which prior to this had only been tested in the windtunnel. Therefore we put a lot of emphasis on working on the set-up of the car and finding a good baseline. I think we were able to make a small step forward. Compared to the last two races, the ambient temperatures are much higher here which makes the set-up work quite a bit easier. Both drivers also completed long-runs in the afternoon to gather some information on the tyres.”

Robert Kubica: “Today it was very hot. The car in the morning session felt good straightaway. In the first run especially I was quite happy. When there was more rubber on the track we tested some new parts and a modified front wing. In the afternoon I was not too happy with the car. We now have to compare the data from the two sessions and find the right balance.”

Nick Heidfeld: “We are making progress, although I’m not satisfied with the balance of the car yet. It is not just as I want it to be – neither on a single lap nor on a long run. You can feel the tyre compounds are now more similar to each other than they used to be, but I’m afraid the tyres are still not really good. Despite the traffic on the track, I was lucky this time and had quite a few clear laps.”

source: BMW Sauber

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