2023 FRENCH Amazing PRIX – FREE PRACTICE
“The meetings worked out positively, and we’ve a lot of information to concentrate for the time being”
Circuit Paul Ricard, Friday 18 June
Hear from McLaren Recipe 1 drivers Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo, and Leader Chief, Hustling, Andrea Stella after training for the French Excellent Prix.
LANDO NORRIS, #4
FP1 1m34.707s (+1.259s) 21 laps 9th
FP2 1m33.822s (+0.950s) 24 laps 10th
“Extreme first day, precarious circumstances having the greatest influence. The temperature made it challenging to keep the tires in a decent window. Thus, driving the vehicle turned into a digit of a test particularly with the breeze.
“I think we have a couple of pieces we can enhance, however we actually have a lot of work to do. It’s exceptionally close with the remainder of the field so each and every piece will help – but on the other hand it will make qualifying difficult spot into tomorrow. Ideally we can track down somewhat extra to make our lives somewhat simpler.”
“First day done, it was a seriously warm one! The morning was really encouraging. We had a decent beginning to initially rehearse, however at that point in second practice, seriously, we didn’t appear to be as great. I’m not quite certain why at this moment, however we’ll investigate it. It didn’t feel really awful and it’s all exceptionally close. We’re presumably just missing a couple of tenths at this moment. All things considered, I’m not excessively concerned, we’ll work at it this evening. For the most part, the inclination isn’t really awful, so we’ll simply chip away and track down a touch more speed for later.”
ANDREA STELLA, Chief, Hustling
“Subsequent to hustling on two road circuits, we’re back on an extremely durable track this week. That eliminates one bunch of difficulties, yet additionally adds a few distinct ones.
“Today, we zeroed in on tire work, set-up and testing streamlined parts. The meetings worked out positively, and we’ve a lot of information to concentrate for the time being. The field looks extremely close at Paul Ricard this end of the week and we’ll really buckle down tonight to guarantee we expand our chances for qualifying and the race.”