Following Friday two practice sessions in Malaysian GP, Equally Ferrari drivers be happy with the progress they made but both also clearly pointed out that no conclusions should be drawn from their positions on the timesheets, the pairs Finished the day seventh and 15th.
It’s senseless to seem for any import in Friday’s classification, said World Championship leader Fernando Alonso, with a lot of confident that the Italian team was carrying important levels of fuel. I’m seventh but I could just as well have been second or last and it would not have changed no matter which – it all depends on the distinction among the programmes take on by the teams.
We are sensibly pleased with what we have done and first simulation would be that there is no reason to anticipate a very dissimilar picture to the one we saw in Bahrain and Australia, partly because in the space of four days nil much is likely to have changed. As before, I expect Red Bull, McLaren and Mercedes to be very competitive and we will have to do our best. It will not be easy, but there is no reason to be negative.
While common, it’s hard to draw any quick conclusion after these three hours of free practice, added team-mate Felipe Massa, the only driver to finish both of the first two races on the podium. We ran a different programme to the other main teams; therefore we can’t tell where we are compared with them. What is clear is that Red Bull and McLaren seem to be going very well – let’s wait and see what we can do in qualifying and especially in the race.
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