Monaco Saturday quotes: Renault
|Saturday, May 28th 2011, 15:28 GMT|
Vitaly Petrov - 11th: "We should be comfortably in the top 10, so naturally starting 11th on the grid is not particularly satisfying. We have found the super soft tyres challenging this weekend and I only managed to take off a few tenths when I used them, so we need to look at why this has happened. We should really be a second quicker than we are, so we will look at the data this evening and see what needs to be improved to ensure we are performing better tomorrow - we are going to have to be very much on our game strategically come race time. On another note, Sergio's crash was a tough one. He seems to have lost control exactly where I had a problem on Thursday. We were teammates in GP2 so I hope he's OK and I wish him all the best."
Nick Heidfeld - 16th: "There were no problems with the car and I did have clear laps but obviously we weren't as fast as we want to be. After Thursday's running we knew we still had work to do, but I thought we would be able to make it into the top ten. Unlike in Barcelona, there won't be much overtaking here because of the nature of the track but we will be pushing hard. Maybe if we use KERS in an unconventional way, where the driver in front has not expected it, there will be an opportunity, but it certainly won't be like the last race. Of course, anything can happen with safety cars and other cars not finishing so it's important that we finish and push as hard as we possibly can."