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Spanish GP qualifying reaction: Toro Rosso

Sebastien Buemi – 15th:
“We were hoping for better than that. Apart from going off the track, I also encountered some traffic in Q2 and I think without that I could have been two or three tenths quicker and been a couple of places higher. Now, we will work hard to be well prepared for tomorrow when they say it might rain, which could be good for us. It's hard to overtake here, so it will be tough to get up into the points places, but you never know what might happen on the first lap. I have not given up on the idea of having a good weekend.”

Sebastien Bourdais – 17th:
“The car is definitely quicker in this specification, but the times are so close that, as soon as you make the slightest mistake, you are not forgiven. My first run was okay, but I felt I had less grip in the second one. Doing two runs of two laps was the right decision. I had a bit too much oversteer in the slow corners, so I couldn't carry enough speed, and for a fraction I didn't make the cut and unfortunately it wasn't good enough again today.”

Giorgio Ascanelli:
“Here in Spain, we have benefited from the introduction of the 'Melbourne' specification package, as used by Red Bull Racing from the first race. We could and should have got both cars into Q2. Everyone else has also made a step forwards, but compared to the others, I think we have made a bigger step, which should have moved us up the scale of values. Unfortunately, this afternoon, we didn't get it right.”


Related Pictures

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Sebastien Buemi (SUI) Toro Rosso STR4, Spanish F1 Grand Prix, Catalunya, 8th-10th, May, 2009
27.11.2016 - Race, Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11 and Romain Grosjean (FRA) Haas F1 Team VF-16
27.11.2016 - Race, Daniil Kvyat (RUS) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11
27.11.2016 - Race, Marcus Ericsson (SUE) Sauber C34, Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11 and Max Verstappen (NED) Red Bull Racing RB12
27.11.2016 - Race, Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11
27.11.2016 - Race, Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11 leads Pascal Wehrlein (GER) Manor Racing MRT05
27.11.2016 - Race, Start of the race, Daniil Kvyat (RUS) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11 and Pascal Wehrlein (GER) Manor Racing MRT05
27.11.2016 - Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB12, Daniil Kvyat (RUS) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11 and Marcus Ericsson (SUE) Sauber C34
27.11.2016 - Jenson Button (GBR)  McLaren Honda MP4-31, Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11 and Sergio Perez (MEX) Sahara Force India F1 VJM09
26.11.2016 - Qualifying, Daniil Kvyat (RUS) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11
26.11.2016 - Qualifying, Daniil Kvyat (RUS) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11
26.11.2016 - Qualifying, Daniil Kvyat (RUS) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11
26.11.2016 - Qualifying, Daniil Kvyat (RUS) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11
26.11.2016 - Qualifying, Daniil Kvyat (RUS) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11
26.11.2016 - Free Practice 3, Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11
26.11.2016 - Free Practice 3, Daniil Kvyat (RUS) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11
26.11.2016 - Free Practice 3, Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11 spins
26.11.2016 - Daniil Kvyat (RUS) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11

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