The first practice day for the German Grand Prix in Hockenheim was dominated by the sunny weather and the resulting high ambient and track temperatures.
In the morning Adrian Sutil, as well as test and reserve driver Giedo van der Garde, concentrated on set-up work. In the second free practice Esteban Gutiérrez took over the wheel of the C33.
The main focus in the afternoon was on the tyre comparison with low and high fuel loads. While the performance on a single quick lap is quite good, there is still room for improvement on the long runs.
Esteban Gutiérrez (car number 21) Sauber C33-Ferrari (Chassis 01/Ferrari) 2nd practice: 18th / 1:20.504 min (40 laps) “In the...
Full Story »