F1 »

Monaco GP practice reaction: Toyota

Jarno Trulli – 14th:
“We did our normal work of setting up the car and trying to find a good balance. Of course the track surface was dirty this morning and that meant there wasn't much grip. In second practice I had some problems with the tyres and with degradation so we must look into that and work out a solution. We have plenty of work to do but here in Monaco we have an extra day to study the data and improve the set-up. We certainly won't be having a day off tomorrow!”

Timo Glock – 18th:
“That was not an easy day for me. We tried out several mechanical and aerodynamic set-ups in the morning and then in the afternoon we spent more time looking at the tyres. It's hard to say where we are at the moment. Overall, in terms of lap times it was not great but it's always tough to judge after practice. We need to work on getting better traction and getting the best out of the tyres, which was a bit of a challenge in the afternoon. It's tricky but we have a lot of information to look at and we'll make improvements before qualifying.”

Dieter Gass – Chief Race and Test Engineer:
“We had a busy day today, doing a lot of laps without major technical problems on the cars. We spent first practice mainly on set-up and assessing some new items we have for this race and in the second session we worked mainly on tyres. We seem to be struggling a bit with long-run consistency so that is something we have to look into. I am not too worried about the timesheets because we set our fastest lap times on the option tyres very early in the second session and we know there is significant circuit evolution here in Monaco. We will now analyse our data, not only tonight but also tomorrow, and come up with the best package we can for Saturday and Sunday.”


Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Jarno Trulli (ITA) Toyota TF109, Spanish F1 Grand Prix, Catalunya, 8th-10th, May, 2009
Romain Grosjean, 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix, Haas F1 Team (credit Haas)
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Sebastian Vettel (GER) Scuderia Ferrari SF70H
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W08
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Sebastian Vettel (GER) Scuderia Ferrari SF70H
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W08
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W08
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Mercedes AMG F1 W08
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Sebastian Vettel (GER) Scuderia Ferrari SF70H
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, The red flag
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Sebastian Vettel (GER) Scuderia Ferrari SF70H
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Romain Grosjean (FRA) Haas F1 Team VF-17
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Max Verstappen (NED) Red Bull Racing RB13
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Pascal Wehrlein (GER) Sauber C36
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR12 and Daniil Kvyat (RUS) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR12
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL) McLaren MCL32 and Lance Stroll (CDN) Williams FW40
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Renault Sport F1 Team RS17
15.04.2017 - Free Practice 3, Pascal Wehrlein (GER) Sauber C36

Start the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.




© 1999 - 2017 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.