A day to forget for George Russell and Mercedes. Indeed, the British driver certainly didn’t shine in the free practice sessions for the UK GP, Round 10 of the 2023 F1 World Championship, finishing 14th in FP1 and 12th in FP2.
problem It may be caused by tire managementas the person concerned immediately commented during the comment phase: “SCertainly not our best Friday Russell said. I think the circumstances will be different tomorrow. I have to try to go all the way because the FP1’s pace seemed reasonably good with the medium frame. In FP2, on the other hand, we’re nowhere to be found, we have to think about it.”
Then the owner continued:There’s a small trend: when it’s warmer, we seem to take a small step back, we have some ideas as to why; So we just need to study the data with the team and see what we can do tomorrow.”
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Then Russell concluded:We certainly made some changes from FP1 to FP2, but we may not have compensated enough for the conditions. You learn from all of this, but it was definitely a tough time.”.
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