Lewis Hamilton congratulated his competitor Mercedes GP’s Nico Rosberg on grabbed his first pole position in F1 for 2012 Chinese GP. McLaren speedy Lewis Hamilton pleased with his old competitor in Karting. But tomorrow he will start from seventh on the grid for gear box changing penalty.
“Big congratulations to Nico, it’s fantastic and really done in style: it’s quite a big gap between us. I’m very proud of him and obviously we grew up racing together and always dreamed of being in Formula One together and now we’re on the front row together. “
“Obviously I’ve got a penalty but still, it’s a good day.”
Hamilton is very confident that tomorrow MP4-27 made good performance and he believe his car will more aggressive in long run (Sunday Race)
“We’re in a good position I think. I made some good setup changes to the car; it feels good, particularly for the long runs. It’s going to be tough for sure, there are a lot of good drivers ahead of me but I’ll be pushing as hard as I can.” He added
Schumi also Congratulate his team-mate performance and he says that Nico done phenomenal lap time.
“No, I said actually ‘well done’, because that was a phenomenal lap time. For all of us, to see the gap that big is a bit of a surprise but there you go. He’s known as a good qualifier and no reason [for me] to be unhappy. “Schumi said
“The opposite: happy for him for his first pole. Congratulations as we know – I guess – it’s going to be the first [front] row of a proper Mercedes Silver Arrow that we’re going to take place in the Shanghai Grand Prix tomorrow. That’s a great achievement.”
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