European GP: Qualifying notes - Toro Rosso


Sebastien Buemi: Even though I got into Q2, I'm a bit disappointed, because in Q1 I was sixth with a good lap time and then in Q2, we did not manage the tyre situation well, especially on my “out” lap and I ended up doing worse than in Q1. Now we must look at what happened, because I think I might even have had the possibility to get into Q3. We are making progress.

Jaime Alguersuari: I know what I am capable of and with this being only my second F1 qualifying session, I have to be patient. I am happy that even though this track is longer than at my first race in Hungary, the gap to the drivers ahead of me is getting smaller. I am feeling more confident in the car every time I drive it. It's going to be tough tomorrow as it seems to be getting hotter and hotter. I think I can do a good job in the race, bring the car home and hopefully end up at least in the top fifteen.

Giorgio Ascanelli: Not much to say: we got one car through to Q2 and both cars have run reliably over the past two days.

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    Published: 22/08/2009
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