Kimi Raikkonen happy with Friday practice for Hungarian Grand Prix, he claim that Lotus to improve the right setup on his car.
The Finn also expecting Lotus can make front row in tomorrow qualifying with current form. 2007 world champion took eighth fastest in first free practice and second quickest in second free practice its give him more optimistic feeling for qualifying and race performance.
“It was a normal Friday for me,” Raikkonen said.
“We did the normal things and tried to make the car as quick as it can be. We were second fastest which was good, and we’ve managed to improve the setup on my car over the last few races so I’ve been pretty happy with it. “
We’re just making small improvements, but we’re making them all the time and going in the right direction. It’s only Friday, but we’re hoping for another good day tomorrow. ” Kimi added.
Today lotus testing new double DRS device in Raikkonen’s car, after the testing Lotus but technical director James Allison said new device will not use in Sunday man race.
“We conducted valuable analysis of our latest aerodynamic developments on Kimi’s car this morning which help bring it a step closer to deployment in a race sometime in the future,” Allison said.
“Kimi was pretty happy overall, even this morning when we weren’t running the native downforce settings for this circuit. With the Hungary setup in the afternoon, Kimi was comfortable, quick, and happy with both specifications of dry tyre. Whilst we haven’t conducted our usual long runs today it looks like both compounds should be reasonable race tyres.”
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