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Pastor Maldonado: “We just need to Work Harder”

On a track that in no way suits their car, the Lotus F1 Team saw Frenchman Romain Grosjean qualify fourteenth in Montreal, but Venezuelan team-mate Pastor Maldonado will start the Canadian Grand Prix from seventeenth after suffering a mechanical issue in qualifying that saw him stop at the side of the track. Grosjean admitted he expected to struggle in Montreal, and this was realised by qualifying down in fourteenth. He knows the race will also be hard, but he’s hoping to snatch a point or two. “We were expecting a tough race here and we knew our top speed in a lower downforce configuration is probably not our biggest strength,” said Grosjean. “There was a bit of a fuss getting...
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