Kevin Magnussen and Jolyon Palmer are disappointed in their performance this Friday at the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix, but they hope for progress during the weekend.
Kevin Magnussen finishing in 15th in the first session. He took 16th place in the afternoon. He considers the Renault to be performing worse than in Melbourne compared to the competition. He thinks that low temperatures have had an influence. “We’ve made our entire program by accumulating laps today,” said the Dane. “So it was a good day and I’m delighted”. ” We will work hard this evening to analyze the data as usual, but also to find more performance because we are not as strong as in Melbourne compared to our competitors”. ” It will be interesting to monitor the weather. The temperatures of day had an impact on the tires. It rained this week, so let’s see what awaits us tomorrow. ”
Jolyon Palmer feels a big change of track
Jolyon Palmer was only 20th in the morning. He managed 18th time in the second session. He believes that the track has changed a lot and hopes of progress. “After the rain in Melbourne, it was great to enjoy a full Friday running,” Palmer said. “The temperature difference between the two test sessions was great”. “With the gradual disappearance of the sand on the circuit and deposition of gum, the evolution of the track was significant. We accomplished a lot of laps today so there are many things to do during the night”. “It’s far from over!”