F1, Formula 1, NASCAR, IndyCar, MotoGP, ALMS, And More!
z


Jul 26, 2014 - 10:30 AM
Top News!
Rumors Edition!
Upcoming Racing! (Updated)



Top Stories
· 2014 Hungary GP: Formula One F1 Qualifying Results - Rosberg, Mercedes On Pole! (Jul 26, 2014)
· 2014 Hungary GP: Formula One F1 Practice Three Results - Hamilton, Mercedes Again! (Jul 26, 2014)
· 2014 Indianapolis (Brickyard 400): NASCAR Sprint Cup Practice One Results - Kenseth, Toyota Fastest! (Jul 25, 2014)
· 2014 Indianapolis: NASCAR Nationwide Final Practice Results - Dillon, Chevrolet Fastest! (Jul 25, 2014)
· 2014 Indianapolis: NASCAR Nationwide Practice One Results - Ragan, Ford Fastest! (Jul 25, 2014)

Previous Top Stories!


Hot Rumors!
· F1: Sacked staff to sue Caterham ? (Jul 26, 2014)
· F1: Vettel To Mercedes ? (Jul 25, 2014)
· F1: Verstappen chooses Mercedes over Red Bull ? (Jul 24, 2014)
· F1: Red Bull rivals 'target' Vettel ? (Jul 23, 2014)
· F1: Germany could host two races per year again ? (Jul 23, 2014)
More Rumors!


2014 Hungary GP: Sauber Formula One F1 Qualifying Recap
Posted by: ASkyler on Jul 26, 2014 - 10:26 AM
F1 Weekend & Testing Team Reports
2014 Hungary GP: Sauber Formula One F1 Qualifying Recap


Weather: sunny/overcast and dry, 26-28°C air, 43-49°C track

In qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest the Sauber F1 Team achieved a positive result. Adrian Sutil finished in 12th, his best result in this season so far, while Esteban Gutiérrez clinched 14th place. This could open up the opportunity to finish in the points tomorrow.

Esteban Gutiérrez (car number 21): Sauber C33-Ferrari (Chassis 01/Ferrari) Qualifying: 14th in Q2 (1:25.260 min
/soft tyres) 3rd practice: 16th (1:26.023 min / soft tyres / 23 laps) "Overall it was a positive day for us. I think the whole team did a very good job during the weekend. We explored the set-up quite a lot on Friday and we managed to put everything together for today. We need to keep going in this direction, as we found some tenths and we have come closer to the teams in front of us. Adrian did a very good lap at the end. On my last flying lap I got the yellow flags, so I had to interrupt my run and came into the pits immediately. Tomorrow could be interesting due to the weather conditions. It can be a tricky race."

Adrian Sutil (car number 99): Sauber C33-Ferrari (Chassis 02/Ferrari) Qualifying: 12th in Q2 (1:25.136 min /soft tyres) 3rd practice: 15th (1:25.934 min / soft tyres / 21 laps) "It was an exciting qualifying. Twelfth is my best result so far this season. We were quite competitive today and so driving is much more fun. Although it was difficult to adapt my driving, as we had another set-up in the morning. It was not easy to put a perfect lap together. Finally, it was important to keep cool. My engineer and myself worked perfectly together. This result is very important considering our current situation. I am happy about the great team effort today. "

Monisha Kaltenborn, Team Principal: "A positive result in qualifying, which is particularly important on this track, where overtaking is difficult. The whole team did a solid job which puts us in a good position for the race, and that might open up the opportunity for points tomorrow."

Giampaolo Dall’Ara, Head of Track Engineering: "P12 and P 14 is a good achievement, although we know that we still have to improve. On this track particularly it's beneficial to have good grid positions, because it can open up some interesting scenarios in terms of strategy. On top of that, there is the unstable weather which can add to this. In general the day was fine. We felt this morning we could match some of our competitors. Everybody in the team did a good job, so we are ready for an interesting race tomorrow."


 

Bookmark and Share


PaddockTalk Perspective



Also in F1 Weekend & Testing Team Reports:



 
Related links
· F1 Edition
· Top PaddockTalk News!
· F1 Rumors
· More about F1 Weekend & Testing Team Reports


Most read story in F1 Weekend & Testing Team Reports:
2012 Brazil GP: Red Bull Formula One (F1) Practice Recap





Home :: _ 


All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest (c) 2003-2014 by PaddockTalk.com.
Contact E-mail: admin@paddocktalk.com
Privacy