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Alfonso de Orléans-Borbón, Racing Engineering - Q&A

Well, I do think we have a very good set up for Sepang, as we saw last year, but then again, with these new tires and no warm weather running, we will have to wait and see.

One thing is for sure; both drivers like the track and should be fast there. But we are also aware that from a driving point of view it is one of the - if not the - most difficult tracks we race on this season.

It is a challenging layout and demands a lot from the drivers. This mixture of different types of corners gives them little time to relax in the car and their main task will be to keep up their concentration levels throughout the sessions.

We expect it to be hot and humid in Sepang, so this will spice things up even more and it will really be up to the driver to make a difference in making his tyres last.



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