Williams' Nico Rosberg has predicted that both compounds provided by Bridgestone for the Turkish Grand Prix this weekend will be good.

Speaking following practice on Friday - ahead of Sunday's race at Istanbul Park, the twelfth round in the 2007 FIA Formula 1 World Championship and after setting the sixth best time in FP1 and the seventh best in FP2, Nico added all in all practice was pretty positive.

"We did a lot of work with the set-up, trying different options, so while it was a lot of effort, we ended up in a good place," he reflected.

"The tyre choice doesn't seem so obvious at the moment as they seem pretty close, but I think we have two good tyres for this weekend.

"The red flag in the second session cut our time a little short, but it is was the same for everybody and we managed to get through our complete programme in any case."

Alex Wurz meanwhile ended the day around a second slower in the sister Williams-Toyota FW29, ninth overall in FP2, his best effort a 1 minute 29.903 seconds - compared to the 1m 28.995s of Rosberg.

The Austrian did however, lose time in the morning due to a 'small problem' that required a suspension change - something that meant he only did 12 laps in FP1.

"In the first session I lost a bit of time due to some problems with a set-up change, so I lost the last run of the morning session," he explained.

"In the afternoon we worked through a tyre comparison. However, getting set-up exactly right on a circuit like this is very difficult and you just have to accept some compromise.

"I think we are in okay shape, but we still have to find a little bit more from the car."

 

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