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Post-race press conference - Japanese GP - Pt.2

Between our two drivers, they are very different personalities, they have different styles in the car, but they are both great champions and both driving very well and at similar pace. I think that's great for us; they both give good feedback but complimentary, so it works well.

Q: (Joris Fioriti – Agence France Presse).
If one is deeper in his analysis of the car, there must be differences in some ways.

PL:
I think it's a bit like you see in races. Lewis has a very aggressive style, he can go straight out there and find the limit immediately. Jenson will work up to that point more subtly to that point but I think that what's great is that you come to qualifying and both guys will go out and deliver the lap. It's just a slightly different way that they do their homework.

Q: (Gary Meenaghan – The National).
Adrian, in two years of racing in Abu Dhabi, Sebastian is the only person to have won there. What is it about the Yas Marina circuit that suits Red Bull and Sebastian?

AN:
Crikey, I don't know is the honest answer to that. We have had a good run there for the last two years but I'm not sure there's any particular feature of the circuit that makes it well-suited to Sebastian and the car. Can't answer that I'm afraid.

Q: (Dieter Rencken – The Citizen).
Paddy, following on your DRS comments earlier on, would you like to see DRS use being totally free throughout the weekend, including the race?

PL:
I think not, no. The whole point of it was to improve the overtaking in the race. I don't think we want to make overtaking trivial. It's a fine balance, I think it's one that's set at the moment by the FIA in their selection of the zone length and the number of zones, and I think that works well. They need to keep tuning it but if you just made it completely free in the race, I really think that you would make it far too easy and that would go the other extreme in terms of detracting from the spectacle.





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